Not since the days of Incubus & System Of a Down has a band taken to such unpredictable, deeper than deep, observational & reflective songwriting, particularly not alongside of such entrancing & skillful musicianship.
Being told I would never amount to greatness, I’m worthless & have no purpose. This ignited a fire deep within me. So I write to uplift, motivate, inspire.
‘Inner Light’ showcases a true sense of individuality, a passion for hiphop, lyricism, performance, and an unwavering dedication to faith.
The brightness & bounce of the music is clear from the offset. Jackson Howard’s voice is laid bare, so you get a genuine, honest feel from the whole thing.
The exciting thing about the track is that it’s soaked in a fresh sense of frustration. It’s a reaction to now. It’s something completely different.
The titles hold a level of strength. The concept’s are briefly defined, the rest of the journey is determined by the music & the mind of the listener.
It’s good music out there but the market is flooded. Only the strong survive. All I got to do is grind, stay true to me, and it’s wide open.
A notable hook – the key line & the rhythm with which it’s delivered. The music keeps you in a good place, great to sit back & relax to.
New music is massively indicative of the art the people of the world are creating. It’s worthwhile to pay attention.
Innocent Sin is an immense, sixteen track album recently released by St Louis based artist Billy Dechand. It opens with the title track, and the music has a smooth and cool feeling, a jazz-rock kind of vibe to it. It almost feels like Bond theme at times, the vocal performance is soft and stylish, and … Continued