Shmaxi makes music from the heart, and from the depths of a creatively pure mind, and it works well to engage a new audience.
Unpredictable yet well-rooted in its experimental and contemplative nature, Ahead Of Time is a brilliantly unique project, from an act with the sort of artistry and energy once blended by the likes of Massive Attack.
Genre is far from a limitation here, more a suggestion, and with each track we get a new stage of change. Acoustic, gentle, distorted, heavy, fast-paced, whispered, artistic. Everything’s here, and all of it has purpose.
Dramatic and powerful but with a mellow, exotic overall groove, Fire & Gold has the makings of a trip hop alternative, subtly infectious in its level of presence and that euphoric, dreamy atmosphere.
Creatively pure and beautifully colourful, not to mention thoughtful in that the music is available to streamers free from the DMCA upper hand – Norse Foundry gift the world a brand new album of uplifting originals.
Indigo is stunning – entertaining, thoughtful, impressive. Absolutely worth the time it takes to let it play.
Poignant lyrics contrast the nature and wonder of the music – these gentle layers and the whispered, rising vocal line, all seem at war with the inherent sadness and uncertainty of the writing.
Soulful and raspy vocals carve their way through a rising sense of anticipation as this trip hop-kissed new ambiently distant release emerges.
Melodically pure, meandering and consistently creative, Empath unites stylish production qualities with a poetic and thoughtful undertone.
Faultlessly joined as one, yesteryear and tomorrow, melodic and disconcerting, presenting a whole new world of haunting characters and events.
Florida producer Branden Antoine crafts intricate, ambient soundscapes throughout this immersive, emotional and hypnotic new EP.
Blissfully calming to delve into, uniquely interesting, a hypnotic loop of contemplation and inner peace.