Seasons XoXo is a stylish, poetically captivating and rhythmic dream – the perfect jazz-hip-hop fusion to calm an anxious mind.
Fantastic songwriting, deeply thoughtful and topically on point, from a band who consistently write classics.
A fresh take on a classic, timeless style – La’Bronn Conner Jr. pours contemporary soul and intention into this fifties-kissed new single.
Vidal’s return this month brings the beautifully organic, guitar-led swagger of blues, alongside a hypnotic trip-hop vibe and a lyrical centre that’s quick to connect.
The perfect anthem for our newly crowned daily loops – these patterns of behaviour we engage in, to pass the time, to fend off anxiety.
An ever-elusive Doc Jazz emerges with a full-length album of mildly retro, smooth and melodic originals, designed and dedicated to bringing listeners the intimate escapism required to lighten the weight of the world right now.
A superb show of musicianship and composition combined. A pleasant, entrancing journey, which accompanies late night deep thinking as much as a quiet commute through the countryside.
There’s a dreamlike, natural-world quality to the entire arrangement. It’s a busy set-up, but it doesn’t feel that way – the in-the-moment jam session presents a level of unity, which lends its oneness to the listener from afar.
It’s often difficult to meet creative desire with genuine talent, not to mention impressive songwriting. Jane Q ticks a whole lot of boxes with this project.
Where certain layers seem decidedly vintage in this mix, certain others add a likable flicker of contemporary freedom, ultimately helping reinforce the underlying sentiments of the song; Free your mind… You can be anything that you want.
The audio in full has the effect of creating a cinematic experience for listeners, guiding you down these smokey back streets as hints of a story-line and imagery rain down softly around you.
As an introduction to the artist, or simply a go-to whenever the evening needs a little instrumental ambiance to keep things moving, Retrospective is a dazzling release, from a performer with a clear passion for musical creativity and expression on every level.