To be true to yourself & not to emulate anyone. Everyone in the world is unique so that has to be a good starting point.
This is something of an audio & hip hop masterpiece, ready & waiting to be repeatedly streamed at volume to light up the uncertain parts of your day.
A beautifully personal, honest and comforting release, from an artist who clearly needs no heavy effects or quirks to hide behind.
Introducing an artist at the top of his game vocally, with a somewhat refreshingly humble approach to production & song-writing.
London’s Sara Barta leads with faultless vocals & clarity of both concept & image on this latest, impressively crisp & melodically engaging new single.
The UK’s own fast-rising indie rockers The Lunar Keys propel themselves even higher with this brilliantly provocative, conceptually poignant & musically beautiful new single.
A great riff often separates the great from the good, and here we get a recognisable yet softly complex, quickly impressive one, to lead us into what proves a beautifully explosive and passionate new anthem.
The uniquely intriguing project Self-Theories tackles the concept of life-defining decisions – those we make based on our own belief systems & indeed stereotypes about both the world & ourselves.
In true artistic fashion, this cover doesn’t simply copy the musical elements of the song, but rather – adopts the central emotion and intention of it, and applies that to a fresh perspective & style.
These feel like accompaniments to modern cinema or gaming, and rightly so given the collection was inspired by various theatre and dance projects.
Choices stylishly unites the classical & pop realms with a song that brightly & boldly celebrates unity, love, and possibility.
There’s something to be said for striking a fine balance between a naturally curious & complex writing style, and the simple weight of satisfying, hard-hitting hip hop & musicality on the whole. Alternate Realities strikes that balance faultlessly.