Music | Billy Dukes – It’s Over

Intalekt and Ge3Free have combined to form Billy Dukes – their collaborative act whose first single ‘It’s Over’ is a great example of the quality they can create together. ‘It’s Over’ is a smooth, jazz-influenced cut, with its laid-back demeanour being a well-suited fit for both Ge3Free and Intalekt to spit sharp verses and excite…

Music | Tiana Major9 – Levee (Let It Break)

Tiana Major9 has returned with the release of ‘Levee (Let It Break)’, another inspiring single that shows her immense potential. Tiana’s stereotypical mix of Soul and Jazz with regards to production, on this occasion provided by PRGRSHN, sets the scene for Tiana to perform beautifully, allowing her vocals to impress once again. ‘Levee (Let It…

Music | Kieron Boothe – Burn It Down [Video]

Kieron Boothe has dropped the visuals for the enjoyable ‘Burn It Down’. Taken from the third and final instalment of his Lone Wolf series, the Emani-produced ‘Burn It Down’ is a vibey platform for Mr Boothe to have fun both lyrically and throughout the video. Watch the video for ‘Burn It Down’ below.

Music | Collistar – Welcome To Britain [Video]

Collistar is readying listeners for his second EP of the year Welcome To Britain, by releasing the visuals for the EP’s title track. Within the suave video that is directed by Juchau Visuals, Collistar shows the many different incarnations of modern Britain, while spitting rhymes that explain the same over the beat produced by JK. Welcome To…

Interview | Marie Dahlstrøm [Nov 2017]

This article originally appeared on ClashMusic.com Have you ever wondered how the use of the voice can affect parent-infant relationships? If so, Marie Dahlstrøm may soon have the answers. The Danish singer/songwriter is currently studying for her PhD at the Center for Music in the Brain but assures me that her main focus is her…

Music | Naye Fshr – Blank Pages EP

“One day I was attempting to write and I suffered from writer’s block, so, in order to express myself creatively in another way, I decided to use beats and thus the concept for the Blank Pages EP was conceived.”

#NayeTuneOfTheDay | Paul Ortiz Y LA Orquesta Son – Tender Love

Paul Ortiz Y LA Orquesta Son – ‘Tender Love’ This time I dip into my Latin Soul collection for ‘Tender Love’ – a title that perfectly depicts the mood of the song. It has the customary Latin Soul swing, with delicate keys and guitar throughout, while the horns also play an essential part. You can’t…

Music | Manik MC Ft. Natty Wylah – Blue Afternoons [Video]

Manik MC has released the visuals for ‘Blue Afternoons’ from his debut EP Midnight Express. The jazzy instrumental – produced by Nat Moody – acts as an excellent bed for Manik to deliver his sharp lyricism, while also inviting Natty Wylah to get involved effectively. The video perfectly matches the vibe of the track, beautifully capturing the…

Top 5’s | The Neptunes Bridges

In music, a bridge is a contrasting section that prepares for the return of the original material section. Here are my top 5 bridges produced by The Neptunes, who became masters of the bridge during their domination of R&B/popular music circa 2000-2005. Usher Ft. P. Diddy – I Don’t Know As soon as you hear the progression of the strings at…

Music | Marie Dahlstrøm – Nine [EP]

After creating much anticipation with singles ‘Where The Flowers Grow’ and ‘Anymore’, Marie Dahlstrøm has released her soulfully elegant EP Nine. The EP is an accomplished example of Marie’s exceptional strength as a singer and songwriter, as she depicts her emotions vividly throughout the six tracks, with the luxurious production proving a perfect landscape. Listen…

Interview | Poppy Ajudha [Oct 2017]

This article originally appeared on ClashMusic.com The Potential To Empower: An Interview With Poppy Ajudha “You can’t empower people if they can’t understand what you’re saying.” It’s been a frenetic few months for Poppy Ajudha. Since finishing her BA Anthropology and Music degree in June, she has worked almost non-stop on her forthcoming debut EP…

Top 5’s | Single Artist/Producer Albums, Pt. III

PART I | PART II Curren$y – The Carrollton Heist (2016) Producer: Alchemist With their first collaboration – Covert Coup (2011) – being so well received, it was no surprise that Curren$y and Alchemist linked up again for The Carrollton Heist. Despite the risk of tarnishing their accomplished work from their debut project, Spitta and Alc masterfully…