Art Tawanghar has been making unique, culturally varied and extremely accomplished music for a considerable period of time. We got the chance to catch up with him for a retrospective on his catalogue and to delve into the ethos and methodology behind how and why he creates the works he does. * * * Hi … Continued
This journey is long, all-consuming in many ways, but the perfect antidote to a chaotic and crazy world. This is somewhere you can escape, headphones on and a willingness to fully submit emotionally to the music.
Never one to succumb to expectation, Troy exercises his right to take full reign creatively, presenting a plethora of musical moments that range from minimalist acoustic to full-throttle, retro-keys funk and cinematic ambiance.
Mainly instrumental, then, and a love letter to the employment of adding reverb to sound, this album represents huge trips of introspection and simple melodic and tonal exploration – marking it out as something of a one-off. The fact that it all kind of hangs together as one concept is surprising, but it definitely does.
Blissfully soulful vocals and sublime production intricacies unite to craft engaging, emotive soundscapes throughout Alvin’s brand new EP Seven Oaks.
The artwork for this project actually suits the dreamy, immersive vibe of the music perfectly well. You get lost in this fullness and calm, and your mind is suddenly free to wander in a fearless and soothing way.
Blending a tripped-up, hi-hat-driven jazz beat, organic and easy on the ears, with a much more mellow-paced, smooth and soulful vocal line, Daydream celebrates love and intimacy in a refreshing way.
Your mind begins to wander, the world passing by through the window of the train – the universe speeding past in a colourful blur as you float through space.
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.
The perfect anthem for our newly crowned daily loops – these patterns of behaviour we engage in, to pass the time, to fend off anxiety.
El Viaje showcases a sense of cinematic awareness, cleverly blending thoughtful attention to detail with a clearly intentional underlying energy that wholly and boldly represents each changing stage of the journey.
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.