It’s been a while since we’ve had a pop princess in our midst. The most recent wave of teen stars, like Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande, and Selena Gomez and co. have graduated to more mature audiences along with the turn into their 20s. But there is one budding singer we can think of who’s chomping at the… Read More Hitha tells us what it’s like to be a pop princess in 2018
Since Mancunian duo Son of William burst onto the scene, they’ve been wooing audiences with their stock-in-trade slow burners. Though the band is in its infancy, each member has had an illustrious career, previous. Here’s three things you didn’t know about Ben and Hayley Williams. Ben’s previous musical life saw him sharing stages with the… Read More Three things you didn’t know about Son of William
Today marks the release of Steele‘s hotly-anticipated debut album ‘Paroxysm‘. If the pre-album singles staked her claim as a pop prodigy, the album confirms it. The full-length sees Steele use her brush with death to breathe a new lease of life into pop music, marrying life-affirming lyrics with serpentine vocals and a backdrop of electro-noir.… Read More Sixty Seconds on Songwriting with Steele
Adam Lanceley is a London-based singer songwriter who fuses the trauma of his past with a hopefulness that only music can inspire, foster and flower. A car accident at the age of 10 left him unable to walk and talk, but over the years he has gradually recovered and is moving forward, with music as… Read More Adam Lanceley deals with themes of hardship and depression in confessional material
Ricardo Bacelar’s third album ‘Sebastiana’ transcends musical styles and extends way beyond trends and fashions. Through a combination of improvisation, meticulous composition and intense studio work, the Brazilian pianist has created a timeless release which is evocative, inspiring and often deeply moving. What’s the most important thing you learned during the creation of Sebastiana?… Read More Sixty Seconds on Songwriting with Ricardo Bacelar
With male and female vocalists intertwined in haunting melodies, Son of William deliver acoustic brilliance within a folk framework. It’s the twinges of soul that bleed though in tracks like ‘Colour of Love’ that really set this duo apart. Elements of Cattle & Cane matched with flecks of Iron & Wine create a rough landscape for… Read More Manchester duo Son of William are bringing some new soul to a traditional sound.
We’re not sure what’s more intriguing about George Swan the legend that he was ‘born in an unspecified swamp and raised by alligators’ or that his musical pseudonym is Big Dik Blak. Either way, we figured the Canadian songwriter might have some interesting things to say about his brand of ‘swamp rock’. We catch sixty seconds with the… Read More Sixty Seconds on Songwriting with George Swan