Top by Malene Oddershede Bach, suit by Roberta Einer and jewelry by Pilgrim To sing is to make one’s voice heard. For singer-songwriter Cherie Jones-Mattis, performing also means broadcasting her inner voice. And that’s no mean feat for a woman who prides herself on introspection. Yet despite her shyness and default setting of British reserve, Jones-Mattis’ complete commitment to music and burning ambition to be the strongest version of herself has carried her into a profession she’s dreamed about since childhood. Shortly after the release of her debut album, New Skin, she talks This story is from Kinfolk Issue Twenty-Three Buy Now Related Stories Music Issue 44 Sigrid Scandipop's fresh face on stagecraft and The Sims. Music Issue 43 Brendan Yates The Turnstile frontman on hardcore's sweet side. Music Issue 43 Cat Power Musician Chan Marshall opens the door to a different dimension. Arts & Culture Issue 43 Last Night What did Planningtorock do with their evening? Arts & Culture Issue 43 Signal Boost How status anxiety drives culture. Music Issue 42 Dev Hynes The boundless potential of being a master of none.