Jason Bembry’s voice on this latest release melts the heart in an instant. You Should Have Known is a classically warm, organic ballad with a slightly jazz and soul infused aura. It’s a song that grows from mildly familiar to unexpectedly brilliant by the half way point, and things continue to embrace the listener right through to the end.
Chicago-based artist and songwriter Daniel Cronson offers a smooth and soulful approach to music and performance in his own right, this latest release though sees him collaborate for what seems like a match made in heaven.
This could well be one of Anthony Nelson and The Overcomers’ most beautiful songs yet. Jealous is stunning, heartfelt and performed to such a supreme degree that it immediately feels like a classic soul ballad.
The backdrop is mildly funk-driven, spacious and organic so as to give off a live atmosphere – tempting you to seek out a gig. On top of this, carefully intertwined vocals pour through with the nostalgic prowess of a soul hit from a simpler decade.
Decho offers up some awesomely enjoyably vibes on this latest track Blame – bringing together elements of reggae and contemporary RnB, with a flicker of hip hop and a heavy yet mellow-paced beat…
Do yourself a favor, whether you typically like this kind of music or not, give this album a listen. I guarantee you’ll end up a fan.
There was never any question as to how well they could produce & perform music, or write songs for that matter, but as time goes by it seems they delve even deeper into their own journeys & stories. As a listener, it’s a total pleasure to be able to share in that & build a connection as it shines through in their music. This is going to be a big year for The Keymakers.
Justin Magnaye drives with an impressively soulful RnB vocal on top of a lightly funky, trip-hop-style beat for this single All Time Low.
Fusing relevant elements of gospel music with those from various other genres and walks of life, the track manages to encapsulate the issues at the heart of such a tragedy – in a manner that screams out for togetherness and for an end to catastrophic division.
ShadowHood has written a classic and somewhat vintage-style song, one that’s refreshing to listen to right now – nothing fancy is needed, nothing unnecessary, no filler – just natural songwriting and musicianship. Worth a listen, particularly for those who are loved up this Valentine’s week.
After taking a two-year hiatus from making music, Stephon Foster’s return brings through the uniquely ambient RnB track that is Boy, I Quit.
It’s not an easy song to sing in itself, but the vocals here somehow go above and beyond – meandering effortlessly from the delicate whispers to the passionate peaks of the central line.