Another drop of fire from New York’s Blvff kicks into gear this week. Offering smooth vibes, lyrical optimism and engaging vocal rhythms, let me let go lifts the mood in an instant, and proceeds to dig deeper and deeper emotionally right the way through.
Blending a tripped-up, hi-hat-driven jazz beat, organic and easy on the ears, with a much more mellow-paced, smooth and soulful vocal line, Daydream celebrates love and intimacy in a refreshing way.
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.