The fifth and final single to emerge from Rob Alexander’s album Long Road Coming Home is a powerful and rather heartbreaking ode to the late George Michael.
Stunning harmonies meet with beautifully captivating poetic imagery and a powerfully structured soundscape, to bring back the emotive alt-rock songwriting and depth of a simpler time for this debut from Local Man Dies. More than this in fact, Cilice is a mighty song for so many reasons . Where the initial delicacy is so pristine … Continued
Both Ashni and Mr. Z put their own stamp on the song, leaving listeners with a clear view of them both as artists – and a clear memory of this single as the pop-dance smash that it is.
Peter Sirah drives with a thick bass-line and a clear-cut, clean and up front rap vocal – two simple yet striking elements that draw you right into the centre of this new single.
Raw, fresh, no autotune in sight, Jack Da Union put across a narrative with great clarity. The lead vocal is laid back, swagger-filled, unconcerned, close to the mic and in our faces. It’s a classy piece…
Blissed-out hip-hop hypnosis doesn’t come more nicely packaged than this. As it is, Iris is an accomplished and engaging instrumental that deserves some extra ingredients.
Offering over forty minutes of raw, in the moment rock composition, instrumental & experimental, this session from Croatian alternatives Saddle On The Bomb is undoubtedly a thing of artistry.
That Stranger-Things-esque retro synth-bass-line breathes in and out of mix, contrasting with the purity of the sax and the revealing, emotional nature of the vocal. Then comes the beat, a classic crash on the one side, a lower-ended 808-inspired hit on the other.
Structurally thoughtful, classically colourful yet fusing elements of hip hop, RnB and pop in a fresh, contemporary fashion, the single offers up the rhythmic kick of rap alongside of the addictive and anthem-like power of a mighty hook melody.
Feeling like the perfect accompaniment to the incoming winter months, I Need You Tonight shuffles into the room with the comforting glow of doo-wap and the organic warmth of Americana.
Take You Home is a powerful and rather stunning new single, one that quickly progresses from good to great as the various sections and the real truth and grit of the story come into play.
One of Bentley Records’ newest artists Katherine Appello emerges with a six-track album of unique instances of story-telling amidst an ongoing, engaging, delicate and distant soundscape.