Balancing organic, acoustic guitar and intimate vocals, with a wash of contemporary sound design and modern day effects, Turkish artist Umut leads with heartfelt songwriting and soulful intention on this latest single.
Featuring heavy bass-work and a contrasting vocal and melodic riff lightness, Songs For Sabotage drive with poetic and soulful intention on their latest single.
Beautiful, songwriting with meaning, crafted to reflect on the past, the present, and offer a simple yet sublime sense of well-being.
There’s heartache, struggle & disaster at the core of the writing. Still the music has a sense of optimism – a joyful acceptance of sadness, a groove, that suggests things will continue regardless; at least for now.
An electronic dream, ambient and poetically uplifting – Menes Rebazzar Kedar balances realism with optimism on this beautifully complex, eclectic new album.
The whole thing sounds fit to grace the hip hop landscape of these final moments from 2019, and at the same time, it works well to introduce the vocal tone, writing style and intentions of a hard-working New York artist.
Sophia Cruz drives with an air of individuality that’s skillfully breaking through the noise of the pop landscape at present.
Celebrating an impressive three decades on the live scene and thriving within the music world in general, New York’s White Collar Crime emerge with a stunning collection of songs under the title 30 Years In The New York Rain, and it’s a total pleasure to listen through.
Ace Adams leads with a refreshing approach to sound design on this latest EP. Introducing a string of impressive features, 4 of a Kind opens up with a quickly likable, spacious and unique new beat, fusing the weight of hip hop with the retro soul of electronica and the more organic clap of pop.
That opening drop from the instrumental into the spacious vocal verse is gorgeously seductive – that dance-hall melody engages and calms, and as the song progresses it evolves with impeccable skill and emotion; building around you a far more complex and consistently captivating journey.
All-in-all, it’s a heady concoction that lends itself to repeat listens. It’s hypnotic, confident, woozy and classy. And that’s got to be a mix worth checking out, right?
Leo Harmonay writes and performs because it’s simply a part of who he is – you can hear this, and you can feel it, throughout Naked Rivers and indeed throughout all of his music to date. Always an artist worthy of a listener’s trust.