Rapture is aptly named as it’s something of a sonic delight, with lots of layers of sound and effects revealing themselves upon multiple listens. Further, each syllable of every word feels like it’s been thought about, and they are squeezed out sparingly in a very light and frothy style, often slightly behind the beat, which feels extra cool.


Blending the immediately joyful simplicity of a spacious, minimalist yet colourful soundscape, with an equally carefree, clean-cut vocal style, Polite kicks into gear with a softly hopeful bounce of good vibes, and it continues to impress unexpectedly throughout its lifespan.

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The single hits with a little of that empowering confidence and vocal supremacy that once made waves through the likes of Christina’s Beautiful. Here we get a funky vibe though, a notable level of optimism, and a singer who seems to belong to a rare style these days.


Driving with a psychedelic shoe-gaze set-up and a deep-running desire to break away from the norm, Texas alternative indie act SAGASAW brings a swirling chaos of organic and distorted musicality, to rain down around you in a wholly immersive fashion. Following an unfortunate stint in hospital with poor health, SAGASAW emerged with a goal in … Continued

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