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.
An artist’s ability to transform personal pain into sonic pleasure is often their greatest asset. A band that know a lot about that process is Slim Loris. Formed in Sweden around 2009, the band comprises of singer/bass-player Mattias Cederstam, guitarist Robert Barrefelt, drummer Jonas Ellenberg and singer/guitarist Leon Lindström. Their earliest releases veered towards to the darker side… Read More Album Preview: Slim Loris transform pain into pleasure with ‘Wild & Untamed’
This track sticks up a middle finger to oppressors, making it a much loved installment from Hunter, who has us all wondering, whats next? Yes, the song ‘So Gay’ is a fantastically honest and refreshing idea that states you must accept people for who they are. The song tells the story of the narrator(Hunter)who is… Read More Hunter, The Voice Of Brand New Liberation Single ‘So Gay’
“a place where musicians from very different cultures and backgrounds play music which, though perhaps alien in origin, comes together to create an almost overwhelmingly life-affirming sound.” It is with great pleasure I get to write about Kalibe, a singer-songwriter from Brazil who sings straight from the heart, producing some of the most beautiful, traditionally… Read More Kalibé – The Sounds of Planet Earth
JohnlikeJohn might well be my favourite new discovery. He’s witty, sincere, poetic and kind of cool about it. His new EP entitled ‘Vegans Are Evil Too’ sums up his brilliant commentary on human existence before you’ve even heard a single note. So far the only glimpse at the full EP we’ve had is this exquisite… Read More if JohnlikeJohn then I Like John
When would happen if you took classical music and mixed it with something as niche darkwave? The answer could be in Michaela Polakova and Natalie Kocab’s latest collaboration. Both hailing from the Czech Republic; Singer & lyricist Natalie Kocab and composer Michaela Polakova join forces in a testament to experimentation, which also features a helping… Read More The gateway to isolation; Michaela Polakova and Natalie Kocab’s brooding collaboration.
From the U.K to Japan; harpist and vocalist Julia Mascetti has given a hint of what’s to be expected from her upcoming E.P. In Distance, Everything Is Poetry. The track ‘In Bloom’ gives us a taste of what’s in store in Julia’s upcoming E.P. in the form of a dark, fantastical soundscape. ‘In Bloom’ presents us… Read More The sakura are ‘In Bloom’ with Julia Mascetti’s new E.P.