Following a brand new line-up and prior to their upcoming shows at Manchester International Festival (July 14th) and Northwest Groovement at Jimmy’s, Liverpool (August 22nd), we caught an exclusive interview with Northern Soul Funk and Afrobeats Extravaganza NGUVU, to find out more about their journey as a band, their aspirations, the current line up, the … Continued
All in all, Consecration Revival Volume II represents praise, devotion, reverence, gratitude and love in a multitude of different musical guises. If not all of the styles float your boat, there is another song coming along before too long in this 17-strong collection. It’s difficult not to be moved by the conviction on offer.
Very human and organic, in the way that a gardener will always have soil under their nails, JJ Slater sing and play with conviction and heart, with vision and with direction, and will always get under your skin. Impossible to resist.
Ambient jazz with a trip hop pulse from way back when, organic layers of guitar interwoven with dreamy synth for a smoothly hypnotic dose of escapism – 57th Street takes you there with ease.
David manages to keep things eclectic enough to hold interest, yet still consistently in tune with his own recognisable style as a musician and performer. An easy listen, and a genuinely likable new take on some age-old loyalties and odes.
As a quirky and catchy single for the summertime – UFO more than meets the mark. A lovable alternative to much of the current mainstream.
Openly presenting a cultural & personal deep-dive into historical context & the individual experience, Terry Blade’s debut album takes intention & artistry to profound & complex new depths.
AZA has something worthy of hearing, and this is true of both the music and the writing.
An artist with a fine ear for melody & musical expression, as well as a clear level of talent for writing bars & performing with a natural air of character & confidence.
The whole thing feels authentic, like a live delivery, and showcases only the natural intentions of the song – nothing flashy or false, just great music and a group of artists increasingly lost in the moment.
Introducing a fresh set of singles that lay bare a soulful yet contemporary approach to hip hop and pop, The Flo impresses with stylish, organic musicality, production and lyricism alike throughout this new collection.
All at once encapsulating the mood of the year, and offering a musically soulful, rhythmically smooth hit of escapism; with bold & beautiful vocals to lead us through the story-line.