From lyrical weirdness through uninhibited musical expression, Can’t Wait consistently keeps listeners engaged, often on their toes. Contrast is utilised brilliantly, droning moments of quiet desperation are juxtaposed by sudden passionate outbursts and increasing tempos.
From blissful sound design to compelling poetic story-telling and a mellow yet captivating vocal lead, Nolan’s Luxury Rap is an album that pours through like a dream and connects on a calming, authentic level.
Originally intended or inspired by a reaction to all things Brexit, Paul Alty’s new collection has ended up poignantly underlining much of what the world is struggling with right now – and simultaneously delivering a worthy escape from it.
This is a phenomenal album, stacked full with original compositions that are each as enthralling and original as the last. Al Gilliom is categorically a musician and artist worth knowing about.
An ever-elusive Doc Jazz emerges with a full-length album of mildly retro, smooth and melodic originals, designed and dedicated to bringing listeners the intimate escapism required to lighten the weight of the world right now.
Story-teller and songwriter Nath leads with dark, cinematic soundscapes, and performance techniques that work hard to create a sense of drama and depth; reflective of the topics at hand.
The album goes on to delve unwaveringly into creative freedom and profound story-telling. Expressive vocals meet with dramatic instrumentals, gradually enveloping listeners in a series of compelling ideas and scenes.
Eclecticism runs wild, but the building blocks hold close to composition as much so as allowing the featured singers to wholly and truly lose themselves, passionately, in the moment.
Calotype organically fuse intimate songwriting and the raw, genuine sound of in-the-moment pop-rock throughout this wonderfully melodic, reflective new album Hosts and Ghosts.
There is undoubtedly a profound and wonderful voice to be heard in stillness, it’s something we all can benefit from throughout our lives. This album encapsulates that process, paying tribute to quiet and calm in a pure and honest way.
Ben Stout fronts the deeply atmospheric, contemplative project Memory Sphere, offering up an album of original songs and compositions that prove powerfully immersive, emotive, and a pleasure to escape within.
Following the much deserved success of her single My Heart Song, Tanya Ryan releases her long-awaited album Open, and it somehow manages to far exceed even the most positive expectations.