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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 | Jake Milliner – Bernie Says [LP]

After steadily building anticipation ahead of its unveiling, Jake Milliner has released his debut album Bernie Says. Expanding on the style that has grossed him acclaim up to this point, Milliner’s mastery of soulful, jazzy beats is prevalent throughout the project, and is assisted by the likes of Alfa Mist, Marcus Tenney, Eun and Futago. Jake is just the latest in a collection of producers … Continue reading Music | Jake Milliner – Bernie Says [LP]

Music | Jamilah Barry – Sunblock

Jamilah Barry has dropped her latest single ‘Sunblock’. Known for coupling powerful vocals with elegant production, which was apparent throughout her debut EP Salix Babylonica, Jamilah takes a different route on ‘Sunblock’ as Midnight Phunk‘s trap-influenced production provides an unfamiliar musical landscape for the singer to navigate. She does this expertly, adding a further string to her artistic bow that was already earning her much … Continue reading Music | Jamilah Barry – Sunblock

Music | Dips & Lo-Wu Ft. K The Infinite – Teach You Something

Dips & Lo-Wu are back again with their latest single ‘Teach You Something’, which also features K The Infinite. The duo’s latest offering is a slight deviation from their previous “new-age garage releases” ‘Take Off’ or ‘Focus Riddim’, with ‘Teach You Something’ providing a more R&B-influenced sound that is approached creatively by Dips and K The Infinite. Dips & Lo-Wu are now three singles deep … Continue reading Music | Dips & Lo-Wu Ft. K The Infinite – Teach You Something

Music | Ego Ella May – So Far [LP]

Ego Ella May has released her debut album So Far – a compilation of songs released prior to her signing to Tru Thoughts last year. It seems fitting that So Far is comprised of the tracks that created an excitement around Ego Ella May’s name circa 2014 before a musical hiatus subdued that anticipation. Though, fans of the singer/songwriter were rewarded for their patience via … Continue reading Music | Ego Ella May – So Far [LP]

Music | OthaSoul – Almost Grown

Hip Hop duo OthaSoul have returned with their latest single ‘Almost Grown’. The new offering introduces a variation in sound since we last heard from OthaSoul, with Louis VI and Dozer Carter’s solo escapades helping them to form a new sonic direction for the group. ‘Produced by Ruben Joy, ‘Almost Grown’ contains musical elements taken from the Gospel and Electronic genres, as the two emcees … Continue reading Music | OthaSoul – Almost Grown

Music | Jake Milliner Ft. Alfa Mist & Marcus Tenney – Reminisce

Jake Milliner has released ‘Reminisce’ – the lead single from his forthcoming debut album. The song is another sensational example of Milliner’s aptitude as a producer and beatmaker, with its calming, hypnotic rhythm in keeping with the style that has earned him many musical admirers. ‘Reminisce’ also features Alfa Mist on keys and Marcus Tenney via the trumpet, who help to tie together the track’s … Continue reading Music | Jake Milliner Ft. Alfa Mist & Marcus Tenney – Reminisce

Music | Meron T – Can We

Meron T has let loose her latest single ‘Can We’. The singer/songwriter lets her distinctive, ethereal vocals seamlessly seep into the Paya-produced instrumental that contains many beautiful and enchanting elements. Meron is making smooth R&B cuts a real habit, with ‘Can We’ adding to the previously well-received efforts such as ‘Honey’ and her feature as part of Naye Fshr’s single ‘Never Enough’. Listen to ‘Can … Continue reading Music | Meron T – Can We