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.
It’s beautiful and satisfying: be bathed by its waters and wash off all your troubles…
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.
A little research unveils that music incorporating 432Hz may have healing properties. I know that I feel better for having listened to something so accomplished, undeniably moving and simply gorgeous.
Beautifully sung and played, Blue is a grown-up delight of a song. Tackling subject matter like this can often be interpreted as indulgent, worthy or mawkish, but Macaco just gets on with the job of putting up a tremendous piece of songwriting and presenting it in the right kind of way. This is going to connect with people.
You can set aside an hour, can’t you? Even in today’s hectic world? NO? You should… when you can fill it with Compassion. In fact, you need to listen to all of it. For the songwriting, for the vocals, for the skill, for the magic… I don’t do politics, but in an age of Brexit and Trump, I find myself running towards Compassion with open arms. It’s worth it.
Cap’n Richie’s expression is loaded with unpredictability & simultaneous levels of identity. You recognise his work, you recognise Carmen’s uniquely stylish voice, and you just know you’re in for something with a little more vibrancy & freedom than the average dance offering of today.
Shanti Shanti have a truly beautiful sound & their songwriting is equally beautiful & works hard to hold your attention & affection at every step.
Reflections of Love is a track that doesn’t simply fall into any particular category of genre. The music is beautiful in a unique and unusual manner, and from the first few moments – the sound sets a mood and conjures up certain emotions that are powerful and memorable. One of the most slept on and perhaps … Continued