I may have mentioned Deerhoof as a possible influence in the past – it’s a reference that emerges again, as this act genuinely pave their own way creatively, and approach music in a notably uninhibited, carefree fashion.
Fresh from the upcoming mixtape inkytunes III, back then is a chaotic yet emotive soundscape and song, featuring soulful vocals and an overall rising sense of anticipation and energy that increasingly envelops you.
Producer and artist Brent Walker, founder of the solo project Fearless Union, has created a conceptual EP fit to accompany the deepest needs for escapism and contemplation alike.
“I don’t have a high amount peak of listeners on release-day. They come to my music over the year. That means to me I don’t have to put too much effort into this so called ‘pre-release-promotion’. The real work is coming when it’s out.”
PANORAMA manages to move from a near-heavy aura to something far more colourful and perhaps mainstream friendly within the walls of a single provocative and deeply thoughtful song.
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.
Driving with absolute character, individuality, and a notably conscious approach to lyricism and songwriting, Magnitude 7 is a hip hop artist with a unique style and set of intentions to his music.
It’s OK not to be a pack animal – to be weird, a misfit, a freak, nerd, rebel and to be, see or do things differently. Some people are threatened by that and see it as an opportunity for a cheap dig to feel better about themselves. We like to call them the “dream police”.
A collaborative project with a uniquely creative and artistically free twist to it. Puerto Rico’s Silvermouse emerge with a full-length album designed to take listeners somewhere outside of themselves; or further within than ever before.
What starts out as a fairly simple, nostalgic and deeply introspective track – mellow emo-rock from the nineties comes to mind – soon evolves into a uniquely creative piece, which stylishly balances the delicacy of indie-pop with the absolute grit and roar of metal.
Freak sets out to be declamatory and certain, with human guitars and a questing vocal performance. There’s something of Simon Le Bon’s melodic choice about the whole affair; a New Romantic sense of panache amidst the grooving to help set the 21st century alight!
Out of the depths of artistry and human thought, out from behind the bright colours and the iPhones and the ‘neverminds’, the UK’s own musical wizard that is Dizraeli re-emerges from his creative cave.