Perhaps one of their most simple yet subsequently memorable, recognizable singles to date, The Keymakers impress as ever but cross over into beautifully uplifting new realms with this powerful release.
The wait is over… Having enjoyed numerous singles and live clips from this band over the past twelve months, it’s an absolute joy to see how far they’ve come, and to finally hear a longer project and experience their songs and their sound by means of a more extensive playlist. Spectra is the brand new … Continued
Rising up slowly, from intimate delicacy and subtle hints of saxophone, to the fully immersive embrace of an EDM soundscape, the song celebrates love and a sense of spontaneity – inspiring the search for freedom, a moment of peace and calm outside of the rat-race.
Featuring hints of hip hop, a range of brief yet characterful vocals, and a complete ocean of different instrumental moments and sentiments, Sounds Of The Mind is as complex as it is calm and simple to appreciate.
That Stranger-Things-esque retro synth-bass-line breathes in and out of mix, contrasting with the purity of the sax and the revealing, emotional nature of the vocal. Then comes the beat, a classic crash on the one side, a lower-ended 808-inspired hit on the other.
The Keymakers are consistently perfecting their craft, working on those qualities that already come naturally to them, and that’s why every release they present leads its listeners down an enchanting and endlessly impressive pathway
There was never any question as to how well they could produce & perform music, or write songs for that matter, but as time goes by it seems they delve even deeper into their own journeys & stories. As a listener, it’s a total pleasure to be able to share in that & build a connection as it shines through in their music. This is going to be a big year for The Keymakers.
Mizü has held close to the original groove and idea of the track, and arranged around this a select few layers and intricacies that help give it a totally new feel.
Ashley Left Last Night is far from a musically intrusive song, but it gets to you – that bass-line, the high notes in the hook, the switch from the single word to the longer-form line afterwards – it weaves its way into your consciousness for sure
Insomniac is one of the best songs to come out this side of the year – undoubtedly one of the most interesting and impressive releases from The Keymakers to date; and they always hit the mark anyway.
The vocal style has a classic feel, taking inspiration from some of the best soul & RnB artists of yesteryear. This approach, when united with such a crisp, colourful, contemporary soundscape as this, makes for a release that seems genuine & likely to reach a wider audience with its accessible tones.
Heartless sets the record straight. Profanity-free & positive throughout, Heartless has a well-crafted style that is uniquely his own.