Exemplary not purely for the melodic design but the space, the quiet contemplation, and indeed the purity of the recording – the weight of the keys, the raw and intimate, somewhat muffled honesty of it all.
An indie anthem of dark and addictive tones – Sonny Denja blends Latin flavours with heavy electronic sound-play throughout a minimal yet recognisable Duro.
Italian artist and rapper LEON takes on the confidence and grit of hip hop with a bass-heavy deep dive into British living and fast-paced, creative freedom – introducing the uniquely intense Cin cin.
The ideal space within which to lose yourself for an hour, and a mesmerising display of emotional depth & instrumental storytelling that captivates & truly connects.
If you’re taking time out of your day right now to let an indie album run in full, on a whim of a hope that it might take your breath away, Frequency by Italy’s Downflyers is categorically a gamble that pays off.
Trap beats swirl around some thumping, pumping piano (is that a Korg M1pre-set I hear?) that’s immediately reminiscent of the sort of 90s tunes that troubled the charts with a slick regularity.
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.
Showcasing a quickly entrancing melody, and an underlying concept that sees the artist get deep and personal about love and perspectives within relationships, heartbreaks (& heartaches) offers up a journey through precisely the ups and downs implied by the title.
The very essence of the original work shines brightly thanks to Mansilla’s clear understanding of and connection to this melody and this artistic portrayal of the story behind it.
Bad Bones keep classic rock and roll alive and kicking with this latest album High Rollers. Bursting through with high octane power chords and impressively fast-paced drum work, American Days introduces the project in a bold way.
Electric Drama have created a blissfully calming soundscape with this latest single Coincidence – one within which the delicately dark & deeply thoughtful melodic outpouring weaves an effective pathway of escapism around you.
Jaime Mansilla is a renowned violinist & recording artist who has performed concerts in 30 different countries, in some of the best concert halls of the world. His experience is unquestionable as you listen to these releases, beginning with the iconic Figaro.