With a well-bred attitude brimming with substance, both musically and lyrically,Kerchief is a welcome departure from what a listener might commonly find from a "twenty-something" female artist on today’s Top 40. Kerchief (born Brittany Hill) hails from Ohio, but currently lives in Tennessee, brings a middle America sentimentality and work ethic to her most recent meticulous recordings. After calling it quits with her band of seven years, Vanity Theft (Vigilante Music/Adamant Records) Hill's main focus was writing; Towing inspiration from the journey that has led her to where she is today. With five releases, two acclaimed web shows, and worldwide touring history with Hunter Valentine,Taking Back Sunday, and Sick Of Sarah, going solo was a cathartic experience that traced illustrations of what she was going through at that time. Throughout the debut record, Hill is commanding attention, asserting herself with the confidence that she needs to be heard. Listeners will not take long the answer the call. “Machines & Animals” offers tracks that expertly weave Hill’s smooth voice with the edge of her songwriting and lyrics. Guitar riffs bite into bass lines that ebb and flow with emotional vocals, taking inspiration from a personal journey. Heavy drum beats and layered guitars articulate the feelings behind stories of the pursuit of finding purpose in life’s daily struggles, reflecting an evident influence from ‘90s alternative rock.