SMI record live beats & instruments to build soundscapes; this is stylishly driven by a memorable & powerful bass guitar riff that wraps itself around you.
Seduced by the emotion of the broken down vocal & simplicity of the musicianship – a sublime level of talent, the sheer power of songwriting & passion.
The Fantastic Quest is the brilliant new album from indie rock trio Underlined Passages. The project won’t be released until April, but we bagged an early copy and can officially confirm it will be well worth the wait. Here’s what we made of it. Calamine kicks off the album, and musically – it’s everything we used to love … Continued
Kelly Pepper’s new track Wishing is a powerful and memorable take on an absolute classic song from the 70’s; Rose Royce’s Wishing On A Star. Production aside, what Kelly brings to this one is an almighty vocal performance, loaded with style and strength, making something of the past seem completely fresh. She offers a brand new … Continued
Bloom is the soulful new EP from Tolu Salako; it’s one that fuses extensive experience and passion in singing, with a well traveled, emotional and reflective songwriting style. Tolu Salako sings about optimism and the good things in life. It’s exactly the kind of music we need more of, those positive vibes, those joyful beats … Continued
Punk rock has gone nowhere, musicianship is thriving, real music is alive and well.
Time for some brand new music – something completely fresh and sounding fantastic. February 16th marks the release of Lizzy Small’s brand new single Always Be There. Here’s what we made of it.. Lizzy’s voice is the first thing to grab your attention, it kicks in right from the offset; the tone of it, the … Continued
In keeping with our fondness for intuitive and original song writing, we recently discovered a brand new track from a superbly thoughtful and creative musician based in Toronto. Jeff Alan Greenway’s music is captivating, and thoroughly imaginative. His previous EP entitled Great Expectations was released in 2012, after an accumulation of five years worth of song writing … Continued
I absolutely adore this song, and not just because the accompanying video is so wonderful; so much love and happiness. The song itself just sounds fantastic, and it sounds completely brand new – I wasn’t reminded of anything melodically, and I love the switch to a soulful and almost falsetto sound for the chorus. A … Continued
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
The Ouija Board is probably one of the most entertaining albums I’ve come across in recent months. Every part of every song has something about it that surprises you and keeps you interested. There’s a wonderful fusion of the electronic sound, with the live, almost big band kind of presentation. There’s often a very sudden … Continued
An amazing moment to press play and be blessed with some real beats, deep vibes, real lyrics, and a smooth and welcoming vocal that makes you certain every word is worthy. Illfigure is a producer and creative based in Boston, MA. His brand new EP Mindful But Inactive is officially available on Bandcamp with a … Continued