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Discussion | The Science of Sampling

Sampling is a musical art form. Irrespective of what some may have you believe, the act of sampling can be both as challenging and rewarding as producing original compositions and has had a significant effect on the sound of modern music. “It’s hard to sample and it’s hard to make music… They try to act like sampling’s not music but it’s hard to do correctly,” … Continue reading Discussion | The Science of Sampling

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Music | Naye Fshr – The Seleção Trio [EP]

Following the release and relative success of his last EP Rhodes To Success, producer Naye Fshr has treated fans to a “winter warmer” in the form of The Seleção Trio – the Brazil-inspired project that acts as an ode to many aspects of the South American nation. The idea for this EP was set in motion by Naye’s single ‘Brasil ’98’ that was unveiled during … Continue reading Music | Naye Fshr – The Seleção Trio [EP]

Music | AirBorn Gav & Hurricane – Energy Trip [EP]

AirBorn Gav and producer Hurricane have linked up for their new, exciting EP Energy Trip. The 5-track project is a superb effort that brings the best out of both parties, AirBorn Gav excelling via his vocal performances and Hurricane providing fantastic production throughout. The release of the EP comes at an ideal time as its vibe makes for quintessential summer listening and is sure to … Continue reading Music | AirBorn Gav & Hurricane – Energy Trip [EP]

Music | Taite Imogen – Young Forever

Promising vocalist Taite Imogen has released ‘Young Forever’ – her first single of 2019 and a good example of her potential. ‘Young Forever’ is excellently produced by Komikamo and sees Taite speak on a difficult relationship, expressing herself through beautifully arranged harmonies that fit the mood of the song. Taite’s debut project came in the form of 2017’s The Self-Love Chemical, and most recently she … Continue reading Music | Taite Imogen – Young Forever

Music | LSkins – Guns and Butter

LSkins continues toward the release of his next project via the unveiling of ‘Guns and Butter’, his latest in a string of singles in 2019. The North London emcee uses Beecher’s musical canvas to portray his inner thoughts that have troubled his mind, making ‘Guns and Butter’ one of his more personal accounts so far. LSkins has dropped 4 singles since the start of the … Continue reading Music | LSkins – Guns and Butter

Review | Loyle Carner – Not Waving, But Drowning

This article originally appeared on ClashMusic.com Following the breakthrough success of his 2017 Mercury Prize-nominated debut ‘Yesterday’s Gone’, rapper Loyle Carner continues in a similar vein with his second album, producing another commendable effort comprised of his customary heartfelt sentiments. The album is bookended by poetic dialogue between Carner and his mother Jean, with the former initially giving his take on growing up, moving out and finding … Continue reading Review | Loyle Carner – Not Waving, But Drowning

Music | The Naked Eye – Love’s Grave [EP]

The Naked Eye has revealed her new EP Love’s Grave. The concise EP is an honest, heartfelt detailing of a love lost, excellently depicted through The Naked Eye’s insightful and penetrative storytelling. When combined with deft production from the astonishingly gifted Conor Albert on the EP’s first four tracks, supplemented by a contribution from Marie Dahlstrøm, it results in a magnificent project that’s to be … Continue reading Music | The Naked Eye – Love’s Grave [EP]

Music | Ella Frank – Kettle

Ella Frank has released her latest single ‘Kettle’. The singer/songwriter has made sporadic releases somewhat of a trademark as we wait (im)patiently for her next drop of musical inspiration, on this occasion coming in the form of ‘Kettle’, another track led by a tea-related metaphor that will leave listeners thirsty for more of the same. Like her previous single ‘Blue Jay’, Ella enlists Intalekt and … Continue reading Music | Ella Frank – Kettle

Music | The Naked Eye – Tell Me

The Naked Eye has shared ‘Tell Me’ – the phenomenal first single from her forthcoming EP Love’s Grave. ‘Tell Me’ sees The Naked Eye’s beautifully elegant vocals supplemented excellently by Conor Albert’s handling of production, which is gentle and acts as an irresistible invitation extended toward the vocalist. And akin to her previous work, The Naked Eye offers songwriting that is emotionally charged, vivid and … Continue reading Music | The Naked Eye – Tell Me