Featuring hints of hip hop, a range of brief yet characterful vocals, and a complete ocean of different instrumental moments and sentiments, Sounds Of The Mind is as complex as it is calm and simple to appreciate.
Feeling partly like classic trip hop escapism from yesteryear, and partly like a notably organic, neo-jazz groove – a moment of rhythm and spontaneity captured in time – the song offers up a series of quickly appealing elements; all which combine to craft something awesomely addictive.
Her voice alone has so much character that you can tell this will last if the songs and the performances keep coming. On top of that though, the songs on this album offer something pure, honest, and deeply considerate – a set of qualities that are so valuable, and well worth holding onto once you find them.
Really beautiful work, an easy project to lose yourself in for an hour or so. The details and the underlying intentions unite flawlessly.
From a distance, there’s a slightly Moby-esque warmth to the hook melody & the soundscape. Then you get a dash of classic, nostalgic, hip hop, a simple yet powerful poetic concept, and an electronically charged ambiance that effectively helps fuses these varied genres together.
LA artist and songwriter Skeleton Woman – better known as SKo – emerges this month with a gorgeously smooth and emotive electro-pop track; one that effectively tips its hat to both trip hop and soul in a stylish and blissfully calming way.
Prior to the release of her new EP Fool’s Fire this weekend, we caught an interview with artist and musician Lily Dooner to find out more about the project and her approach to songwriting. Here’s how it went. * * * Hi Lily – thanks for the chat! Congrats on the new EP. How would … Continued
The careful hints of emotion that Lily injects into her performances help really bring the lyrics alive, letting them connect on a profound and lasting level. This is the kind of escapism that embraces the darker parts of life and somehow turns them into a strangely warming arena of understanding.
Beautiful, dark yet intriguing enough to provoke a few replays. Lauren Rosas is defiantly carving her own pathway, more and more so with each new single.
Alden Groves knows how to craft something that washes over you like a wave of colour but impresses and provokes thought in the same instance. Sway is something of a creative masterpiece for this genre right now.
Bringing the nostalgic and spacious aura of classically rooted, organic jazz-cafe alongside of fresh break-beat, Peter Sirah offers up a simple yet infectious groove for this latest release.
The creative’s own demons are faced within this writing, and the result is something that prompts the listener to do the same – to overcome feelings of inadequacy, to believe in their own strength and skill, and to Rise Up.