Music | Jerome Thomas – Lovesick

Jerome Thomas proceeds toward the release of his second EP by introducing listeners to its second single ‘Lovesick’. The soulful crooner enlists Jarreau Vandal to produce the jazz-influenced sonic canvas that allows him to create his usual majestic melodies, as he describes his feelings of deep affection as we appropriately approach Valentine’s Day. ‘Lovesick’ comes quickly on the heels of ‘Bruises’, which was Jerome’s first … Continue reading Music | Jerome Thomas – Lovesick

Music | Tiana Major9 – Rehearsal @ Nine [EP]

The exceptionally gifted Tiana Major9 has, after much anticipation, released her debut EP Rehearsal @ Nine. The east Londoner’s 6-track effort includes the popular singles ‘Levee (Let It Break)’ and ‘Mr. Mysterious’, in addition to previously unheard songs that are fantastic examples of her Jazz/R&B blend, which is solely produced by PRGRSHN. Her vocal strength is made obvious throughout the project, but it is Tiana’s … Continue reading Music | Tiana Major9 – Rehearsal @ Nine [EP]

Music | Louis VI Ft. Dozer Carter – Station Wagon

Louis VI has begun 2019 with his new single ‘Station Wagon’, which sees him assisted by his OthaSoul comrade Dozer Carter. ‘Station Wagon’ is a charismatic example of why Louis VI and Dozer Carter work so well together, with Dozer not only providing a verse but also the 7-minute instrumental on which they both offer plenty of lyrically dexterity. The last music we were given … Continue reading Music | Louis VI Ft. Dozer Carter – Station Wagon

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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

Albums of the Year | 2018

My top ten favourite albums of the year: Roc Marciano – Behold A Dark Horse “Roc Marciano made a conscious effort to increase his musical output for his fans – since the start of 2017 he’s dropped at least five separate projects – and that newfound focus has resulted in some of his best and most cohesive work in the form of Behold A Dark Horse. With … Continue reading Albums of the Year | 2018

Music | Monroe Joe Ft. Kieron Booth & Nina Alexis – Struggling To Smile

Monroe Joe ends the year with the new single ‘Struggling To Smile’, an uplifting track that also calls upon the qualities of Kieron Boothe and Nina Alexis. Monroe Joe has a knack for writing relatable lyrics and his verse on ‘Struggling To Smile’ is a further example of such as he rides the Maschine Man Tim production, supplemented by equally impressive efforts from his guests. … Continue reading Music | Monroe Joe Ft. Kieron Booth & Nina Alexis – Struggling To Smile