Composed & created from the depths of human thought & feeling – as well as the complexities of contemporary sound design. A cinematic masterpiece; the sort that envelops its audience, taking hold with a wholly immersive, inescapable grip.
Blissful good vibes meet with a mellow performance approach and a chilled perspective on life overall throughout this fresh EP from San Francisco’s Sifu Bey.
“SpeedRacer featuring Dizzy Wright & Nikko Dator is being released this week on all streaming platforms. It’s a high energy track that’s great to play to get hyped up. You can grab an early copy on my Bandcamp page.”
Mitchell Zia lifts the mood in an instant with an upbeat pop song designed for and dedicated to celebrating the life and love of a significant other.
Championing the story of the legendary relationship between Johnny Cash and June Carter, I Walk The Link For You feels like a quickly familiar, comforting hit.
Americana in a reasonably gentle set of colours here (despite the subject matter), as Josef McManus’ White Owl Red sets out its stall with a careful political agenda: ‘Just tryin’ to make things a little better’. A rolling and tuneful backing track lends authentic support to the softly-sung thoughts about the undisputed horrors caused by … Continued
Each song creates a gentle and satisfyingly human take on Roensch’s subject matter, which is ruminative and delicate and a little bit trippy. It’s distinct and idiosyncratic and I dig it for that.
In terms of genre, New Realms (that title is probably a clue!) is borrowing from all over the place. As well as the influences I’ve already mentioned, there is something of Ulrich Schnauss-era Engineers about the overall effect of the EP. It’s rich, imaginative, compelling and intriguing. It’s hard to imagine higher praise than this.
In a world full of regurgitated instrumentals and ideas designed to keep things on the level, White Owl Red are here to offer authenticity and an undeniably human approach to artistry.
That project title echoes in your mind as you make your way through the songs. Even with the musical positivity and bounce, you’re constantly drawn back to the thought of All I Do Is Bleed.
“All the Woodstocks – The time before the internet. It was a clusterfuck logistically, yet memorable on so many levels with soooo many legendary artists. Music is a positive force and energy – a therapy that satisfies the soul.”
There’s depth & intention to the song – as was the way with punk-rock back during the dawn of the genre; the songs were there to rebel against societal ‘normality’. Conscious lyrics were reinforced by emotional & striking performances that were clearly connected to the words at hand. That’s precisely what you get here. FUCK THIS NOISE is an absolute anthem.