Music that isn’t designed for elevators and supermarkets demands that we should listen; pay attention and not be simply witnesses, too. Witness passes the test, it definitely deserves attention to be focussed upon it.
Leading with precisely the crisp and clean finished implied by the title, Terry Blade’s EP Misery (Mastered For Headphones) offers a beautifully intimate, soulful performance that connects on a deeply human level.
A beautiful ode to faith, and a reminder to stay focused on the things that matter. v
Big-band vibes and uplifting Gospel choirs aplenty kick off this Faith-focused compilation album from California’s Elmark Music Label.
Paying tribute to faith, a higher being, the single stylishly fuses the ambient choir vibes of Gospel, with hints of subtle soul and rock, evolving consistently and passionately throughout its post-four-minute lifespan.
From optimism to struggle, doubt to progression, darkness to light, the music fuses simple yet ambient soundscapes, with classically mellow hip hop beats, soulful hooks, and a mighty and characterful vocal-lead that meanders throughout various impressive flows as each story pours through.
A sublime and powerful album, creatively and emotionally crafted yet professionally presented every step of the way. Musically impressive regardless of genre or theme, yet inherently designed to express a clear connection to a higher power – a belief in something bigger.
United Duality set the scene beautifully for this latest release, beginning the five-minute-plus journey with a live-band capture – a quickly engaging and brilliantly crafted bit of instrumental expression. Things then begin to build, rising up from a simple pop-rock aura to something fully immersed in the freedom and flavor of jazz. An organic riding … Continued
This bluesy, soulful cut delivers a message with all the passion you’d expect from the daughter of Grammy-nominated George and Gwen McCrae. Time to give God’s Way a try?
A Better Tomorrow speaks on overcoming adversity, climbing upward through struggle and holding tight to optimism and positivity. Everything about the soundscape and the lyrics, the performances, pushes in favour of this underlying sentiment.
Yisa Neeya is the stunning new single from Ghana-based artist Jemda. The song brings together the organic bounce of a world-music-fused soundscape with some superb vocal melodies and a general sense of togetherness and possibility. Without a doubt, this is a song to be played at volume, and one to be shared with those you hold close.
This could well be one of Anthony Nelson and The Overcomers’ most beautiful songs yet. Jealous is stunning, heartfelt and performed to such a supreme degree that it immediately feels like a classic soul ballad.