Forever may be a complex piece, but it flows by in an effortless swathe of colour and skill. It doesn’t sound quite like anything else out there, and yet also sounds familiar. Now that’s a tricky balance to strike, and deserves some recognition.
“No matter what happens in life, I will never give up or stop believing in myself.”
“To this day, coffee shop shows continue to be my favorite. I love that by the end of the set, there’s the potential for everyone to be friends. It’s like a social experiment that is bonded together by music and warm, delicious goodness.”
Big-band vibes and uplifting Gospel choirs aplenty kick off this Faith-focused compilation album from California’s Elmark Music Label.
Seeing the stunning talents of Erica B & Shaunté Daurice step into the spotlight, Where Is Your Love stylishly blends breathy, expressive & emotive vocal qualities, with a partly organic, piano-led soundscape, and an underlying trip-hop aura.
Fusing a simple yet addictive string riff, with a contemporary beat and a doubled-vocal line that digs deep into personal relations and reflections on life – RianMusic’s The One is a uniquely recognisable song that quickly leaves its mark.
Thoughtful soundscapes take their time to build, showcasing someone who utilizes the very art of sound design and musicality, in line with lyricism, to pave his way as an artist. A brilliant album, quite probably his best to date.
There’s a certain vulnerability and juxtaposing passion to everything they do, which ignites a sense of nostalgia and a renewed belief in the power of alternative rock music.
From The Soul is a uniquely relevant and smooth, contemporary pop hit, but it comes with more than a few layers of personality and power that effectively elevate the entire track way above many of its peers.
Armed initially with only an acoustic guitar, soulful vocals and a poetic, hopeful yet realist outlook, Bobbo Byrnes paints a powerful picture with his decidedly relevant new single.
Peaches takes the form of a classic trip hop single in many ways, igniting nostalgic connections to the likes of Portishead & Zero 7. The further along it moves though, the more it begins to pave its own way – the more intricacies you pick up on that effectively paint a new kind of picture.
In a world overloaded with similar sounds and hip hop that copies and kicks it with the last big release, Papiwthawork takes only that which matters to him, and builds upon it a sound of his own; with his own stories, his own sense of character, and his own big dreams.