In a world with so much credence on blurring the lines of diversity, Jonny Dee has offered us a refreshing understanding of how the realm of psychedelic hip-hop may hold the key to understanding ‘The Human Experience‘. With brewing anticipation from the premiere of his debut music video for ‘The Man Who Fell From the Sky’ reaching full… Read More Jonny Dee became “The Man Who Fell From The Sky
In a world saturated with media-machines, spooling out artificial success stories with frightening regularity, it almost seems alien to consider an artist overcoming unbelievable odds to achieve realisation of their triumph. In her local Sisaala dialect, the word ‘Wiyaala‘ dialect translates as ”the doer”, which is perhaps an underwhelming descriptive of how her path has… Read More “Better Treat Me Right” roars Wiyaala, the ‘Young Lioness of Africa’
The raw emotive value that any kind of music can bring forward has a healing quality in itself. Scotland’s own Charlie Rees is an interesting architect for evolving emotional experiences from his own life into a medium, by which, catharsis enables both the artist and listener to share in a moving experience that dissolves its topicality,… Read More An Introspective Gaze Through the Music of Charlie Rees
Concepts centred around jovial get-together in bars easily conjure certain images of bawdy behaviour, highly-charged raucousness, but most of all, togetherness. Last Night at the Ha-Ra is a ‘rock-drama’ concept from American songwriter Bill Magill that is centred around the tales and revelations of a group of regulars of the Ha-Ra bar in sunny San Francisco. Similar to the kind… Read More Roxy Music, Tom Waits and Rodgers & Hammerstein Go Camping in France with Bill Magill
From his own humble beginnings of performing in small clubs across Europe, initial attempts for Danny Agoston – working under the name Deplicant, to rise beyond the success of his peers had already stifled his own blueprint of an easily definable Electro/ Progressive House sound, and he soon found himself forced into a change in artistic direction. Under… Read More Deplicant Navigates Electro’s Darkest Regions with Staggering Dual Debut Release
Topical themes are often a good source of inspiration due to the immediate emotional connection you establish with your audience. For Neo-Classical composer Toni Castells, it was the work set out by former MP Jo Cox’s Commission of Loneliness (which divulged that more than 9 million people are affected by loneliness in the UK alone) that… Read More Composer Toni Castells draws inspiration from modern social epidemic for Neo-Classical concert releasing ‘HHUMANN X’
Urban nightlife has always heralded a heartfelt sanctuary for escapism and positivity. Such is the message from new transatlantic collaboration: Woolfman and JStew who urge all to shed their burdens and ‘Listen to the Beat’. The Woolfman has been lurking in the shadows of the music scene for quite some time now. Not only had he… Read More Woolfman and JSTEW Cook Up a Casserole of Beats!
There’s no escaping the excitement and anticipation for what is to become the first release from The Uprise – a new record label enterprise founded by NFL superstar and BBC Sport pundit Osi Umenyiora. Here we can witness an initial glimpse at the various twists and turns that have given rise to their premier starlet… Read More Journey from the underground – Andi McErnest first star to shine from new label: The Uprise
Building up from the rawest foundations, the element which holds the truest translation to musical competency is fire. Fire is synonymous with belief, and perhaps the most identifiable embodiment of belief is the guitar. Founder of Boston’s BUFU record label and sole fixed member of DeGreaser, Ben Katzman has been looking to bring the glory… Read More Ben Katzman’s DeGreaser Welcome Back Guilt-Free Shredding!
Having settled across the waters by a remote region in the shadow of the Pyrenees Mountains, Fergus McKay and his band, Nothing Concrete have fought to escape the furore of high living and encapsulated a lifestyle that epitomises the unconventional. In terms of their songwriting, their self imposed isolation – rejecting technology in favour of… Read More A Scotsman, An Italian, a Frenchman and Two Tap Dancing Sax Players Walk into a Bar…