The Sound of Odd Numbers: Yvette Young

The final installment of a larger project
by Lorisa Salvatin

After being inspired by math rock bands like Tera Melos and American Football, San Jose-based singer songwriter Yvette Young has been using rhythmic tapping to create a melodic flow in her own music. The Bay Area has been a haven for developing her music, Young says, allowing her to grow among a diverse community of musicians and find her own unique sound in writing music.

Sounds like: This Town Needs Guns, American Football, Toe

Some bands/artists she likes: Terra Melos, The Mercury Program, Colour

Fun Facts:

  • Yvette plays guitar for the math rock band Covet.
  • She is a UCLA graduate with a B.F.A. in Art.
  • Yvette got the chance to play her original songs in Japan this past summer.