• Suave_uk: “Sassy Thing” goes for a beat that conveys deeper, emotional sounds

    South London UK based urban artist Suave_uk started out performing in choirs at a young age before progressing to local shows during his college years. Currently hosting at various clubs and venues across the UK, Suave_uk has released a vast number of singles over the last couple of years,...
  • Johnnie Cleveland: “The Rain” – sonic excellence!

    It seems like no matter what creative project Johnnie Cleveland aka JC turns his hand to he’s consistently great at it. On his latest release, “The Rain” ft. Anna Peterson & Ezra Herdocia, JC pays painstaking attention to detail to the genre-blend, with soulful motifs, huge momentum-driven drums and...
  • Tough On Fridays: “Live at Texas Indie Fest” – seriously infectious!

    Everything on the EP “Live at Texas Indie Fest” screams retro, but these are not your seemingly random leftover sounds simply ransacked from a decade or two long gone. This collection of songs stick in your head, the mood strips itself bare, and the term “retro” applies to the...
  • D.Ni.L – “Do You Know Who I Am?” is relentlessly exciting!

    If you have missed any of D.Ni.L’s previous 3 album then do not let his latest, “Do You Know Who I Am?” pass you by. If on the other hand you liked “This In’t A Party”, “Suicide.In.Sips” or “Boy.Inside”, then, my god, you are going to love this. This set of...
  • Fabpz the Freelancer: “Classical Rap @TheRealFabp” – raw, surreal tapestries!

    The art of storytelling is an ancient craft. It’s the root of human speech, a testament to our ingenuity. Only music can challenge storytelling as the most significant form of human creativity. When the two concepts merge, they are capable of sublime and affecting power. But sometimes not in...
  • Solon Z: “A Wish For Christmas” is essential to set the mood

    Music can be found everywhere in the world. It is, after all, the universal language. Since humans learned that we could bang against objects and create rhythms, we have had music. There is no form of music, though, that has been embraced across the globe quite like Christmas music....
  • Cask: “Life is a Terminal Illness” – totally addictive listening

    A graphic designer, singer, guitarist, keyboardist, songwriter, performer and mastering engineer – Cask J. Thomson aka Cask, was born in Scotland and now lives in Australia. The progressive rock musician recently released his self-produced 14 track album entitled, “Life is a Terminal Illness”. Since the late ’70s, I’ve been...
  • Stone Padre: “El Camino” – Who says rock is dead?

    Formed by guitarist Bad Brad and drummer Ryan Vikedal, arena rock band Stone Padre proceeded to recruit Tom Keifer and ex American Idol contestant Kendra Chantelle, whose R&B stylings were suited to the sound they were crafting. The band spent two years forging their debut album “El Camino” which...
  • Thuggizzle: “Get Cha Hustle Up” is an impressive effort

    Freestyler Thuggizzle prides himself on rhyming off the dome with the ability to think of clever, intricate rhymes on the spot. Despite the wealth of talent Hodge was born with, the home life of his childhood was one of instability and neglect. I recently run through his catalog and...