Red Alert is a Publick Safety Announcement, apparently. It’s a fun, frothy and retro sound that explodes out of the speakers and has a zesty kinetic video made to accompany it.
This is a very Brit-centric act that delves into the psyche of 21st century British men: exploring, channelling and challenging the insecurities, desires, hangups and passions of the average Joe.
This is extremely accomplished – full of 90s nostalgia, joie de vivre, a terrific sing-along melody in the chorus and tasty, funky keyboard chops layered on top. It snakes into your headspace and stays there, probably mooning you as it arrives.
Roaming freely amidst the trip-hop, electro pop genres, balancing delicate EDM details with soulful, heartfelt vocals, and an overall dreamlike purity and warmth that quickly embraces listeners – the single introduces the Texas trio in a professional and likable way.
As experiments go, I’d rate this as a highly successful one: nothing feels like it’s been crowbarred in, and this respect for the material has reaped genuine rewards.
Whoever you are, whatever your personality or background, Neon Gold welcomes and embraces you. Konstantin Smorodnikov and Jonathan Arceneaux are a match meant to be, and the music speaks volumes on behalf of that.
When Dream Fever ends, the incoming silence is almost too much to bear. The thoughts and feelings conjured up by the experience linger and isolate in a manner that begs for you to dive back into the music.
The trick here is the multitude of vocal and brass hooks over a relentless rhythm that just won’t quit. Appealing female vocals and a smart and sassy beat make for a compelling listen.
K Brown has crafted a simple and colourful pop hit with this single – quirky and family friendly, loaded with familiar rhymes and a refreshing sense of optimism that’s been all but missing from much of modern music. Stylistically, The One begins as something of a folk-pop song – a characterful vocal leads the way … Continued
Enzo’s attention to detail, backed up by a clearly emotive and heartfelt way with sound design, makes for an easy go-to when escapism or the warm embrace of volume is all that’s on your mind.
A pristine and professional soundscape creates a trip-hop-like ambiance, a peaceful moment of escapism. Alongside this you get Kenni’s seemingly free-style vocal melody, meandering through the layers, offering personal insight & contemporary references that often feel well-rooted in modern hip hop.
Designed to offer an ambient and provocative audio journey, defined as the soul’s conversation with the self, this EP from producer duo Phantomsoul gifts listeners an epic and near-meditative audio journey, complete with lyrical guidance, poetry, depth, and passionate, entrancing performances.