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.
Delicious, rich, and most definitely quirky, this genre and comparison-defying track is a rare treat indeed.
A proper pop nugget with some great musicianship, compelling vocals and smart production that bears repeat spins/streams with ease.
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.
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.
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.
Not only is Face The Mirror composed to a pristine and engaging quality, but the underlying concept is one of personal depth, reflection and honesty, and these traits united make for something that hits with classic, compelling impact.
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
Back with another beauty, perhaps offering his most engaging groove yet, Voice Of G takes on the current social climate with an aptly-themed freestyle entitled Home.
Simple is a compact, cool and restless 3 minutes that’s as fresh as you like and over too soon.
W.E.B craft songs directly from the feelings associated with the topic, so the sounds and the performances in every case reflect the underlying concept in natural and artistic ways.
Apo’s Vault Vol. 1 is a brilliantly eclectic, increasingly engaging new album, which quickly moves from good to great to superb throughout its 13 original tracks.