With its irresistible beat, boisterous emotions and bursts of exuberant scat singing, “Stompa” is pure joy — and the perfect way to get to know the expansive talents of Serena Ryder.

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The first single and first song recorded for Ryder’s upcoming album Harmony, “Stompa” is infused with the creative rush Ryder felt in making the music. Recorded at the Los Angeles home studio of producer-composer Jerrod Bettis, the song grew naturally and quickly from a simple riff into this full-blown declaration of a young artist finding new levels of expression. And the whole thing took three hours, start to finish — a pace maintained the rest of the way, with the entire album completed in just a few weeks.

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