Unique from the offset, Erica Lee Martin’s Take My Picture is every bit the artistic alternative anthem its artwork and title imply.
Driving with an intoxicating sense of organised chaos, Manuel Muzzu’s album 3-Ree is an organic jazz-fest of bass-led, hi-hat-soaked funk and instrumental soul.
This collection is a fascinating retrospective that showcases his talents nicely. Something of a musical magpie, he fearlessly plugs in to all manner of influences, instruments and collaborators with the kind of gusto and skill that can only be admired. It’s extremely accomplished and extremely impressive.
From the first second, Keep On demands your attention. Actually, I’d go further. I’d say it compels your attention to sit up and chow down.
Spirit of Hope feels like the sort of medicine that you look forward to taking. And not just because you have to. May it enter into you and enhance your hopefulness, too. A tremendous album.
An EP of originals that stylishly bring together elements of jazz, funk, soul and RnB – and all the while promise to inspire, provoke thought, and leave you feeling ready for anything.
Ziva’s new single One hits the scene with a slow groove and a certain seductive intimacy that immediately calms the mood.
Stylishly blending a jazz-cafe-style soundscape with paired vocals, harmonies, and a fine sense of structure, Greener delivers immediate good vibes instrumentally, and proceeds to weave around you a web of realism that’s strangely calming to listen to.
This natural set-up, these finely tuned performances – we’re all missing the live scene and the festivals right now. Fortunately, Get Down & Funk is here to do its absolute best to fill the gap. Enjoy.
Mateus manages to impress and offer faultlessly appropriate escapism all in one controlled and calming sweep. An artist through and through, and a project well worth relaxing into.
“The brain then interprets these electrical signals as sound. And then you convert these sounds in finger movements on your guitar and bring your imagination to reality! Isn’t it just WOW?”
Eleven original tracks, soaked in classic soul and blending organic instrumentation with a fresh contemporary writing style – what’s not to love?