Music | Talos – Iridescent [EP]

Talos has given us his latest EP Iridescent, another alluring collection of instrumentals that display his skills and dexterity as a producer. Much like his superb 2018 effort Lowlight, Talos’ latest is concise at just five tracks and incorporates the talents of frequent collaborators Coops and Jerome Thomas who both excel over his smooth and atmospheric production. A voice Talos links up with for the … Continue reading Music | Talos – Iridescent [EP]

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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

Music | Coops – Life In The Flesh [LP]

Coops has reaffirmed his impressive 2018 by dropping his second full-length project of the year in the form of Life In The Flesh. The project sees Coops in familiarly good form, delivering an abundance of intelligent and introspective verses led by the theme of the life, death and reincarnation cycle. “Through experiences of my own life I have crafted this album,” explains the emcee. “It … Continue reading Music | Coops – Life In The Flesh [LP]

Music | Talos Ft. Jerome Thomas – Slow Traffic [Video]

Talos has recently re-released his phenomenal EP Lowlight via High Focus Records and has supplemented the event with a video for ‘Slow Traffic’ – a cut from the project that features Jerome Thomas. The track’s vibe is brought to life excellently by director Christopher Cargill as Jerome is shown making his way through the city with his female counterpart. ‘Slow Traffic’ is yet another example of … Continue reading Music | Talos Ft. Jerome Thomas – Slow Traffic [Video]

Music | Coops – That Jazz [Video]

Coops has released ‘That Jazz’ – his first single since aligning himself with High Focus Records last year. As usual, Coops flaunts his lyrical capability on the track, using a stereotypically soulful beat constructed by his go-to producer Talos as his platform. Coops is said to have a backlog of unreleased music that he’s set to unveil throughout the year. Listen to ‘That Jazz’ below. Continue reading Music | Coops – That Jazz [Video]

Music | Talos – Dissonance [EP]

After preparing fans with the first single just a few weeks ago, Talos has dropped his latest project, Dissonance. As he discussed in his interview with, the talented producer’s vision for this particular effort was challenging but worthwhile, as the final product is a testament to his attention to detail when curating the project. The 12 tracks effectively illustrate the story of Dissonance in Talos’ ever-engaging style, with … Continue reading Music | Talos – Dissonance [EP]

Music | Talos – Talos Enters [Video]

Talos is preparing for the release of his new project, Dissonance, by unveiling its first video, ‘Talos Enters’. The intergalactic theme is shown through both the video (by Neirin Best) and the track itself, which uses futuristic sounds that add to the overall feel. As discussed in an interview with Naye Music Journal earlier this year, the producer’s vision of a “mad concept album” that contains … Continue reading Music | Talos – Talos Enters [Video]

Media | Coops – Just Another Stoner

Following a successful three years which have included the release of Lost Soul and God Complex, Coops – with the help of Christopher Cargill and Craig Capone – has documented some of the journey through film, entitled Just Another Stoner. The 25-minute footage includes insight into the process of some of Coops’ key career moments so far, featuring never before heard music and appearances from collaborators … Continue reading Media | Coops – Just Another Stoner

Interview | Talos [Jan 2017]

A flash of my phone’s screen indicates a message that confirms Talos has just arrived. As I go outside to greet the gifted producer, he is sat waiting in his car – a setting that he’s very in-tune with as it provides the ambiance for his debut EP, Lowlight, which was released in November last year. “I spend a lot of time driving, I’m always … Continue reading Interview | Talos [Jan 2017]

Albums of the Year | 2016

My top ten favourite albums of the year: Anderson .Paak – Malibu  “After making a tremendous impression on various tracks on Dr. Dre’s Compton, Anderson Paak consolidates his place as a leading newcomer in Soul/R&B with Malibu. His raspy, sing-rap vocal delivery emphasises the trace of the classic soul sound, aided by his choice of producers (eg. Madlib & 9th Wonder, among others), in order to … Continue reading Albums of the Year | 2016

Music | Jerome Thomas – Conversations [EP]

Jerome Thomas has released his majestic debut EP, Conversations – a project that truly encompasses his potential as an artist. The impressive Soul and R&B inspired effort consists of five songs, whose production credits are shared between Talos, Hurricane and El Train, as well as including a feature verse from Coops. Discussing the project’s creation, Jerome explained, “I’m talking about conversations I’ve either had with myself, friends … Continue reading Music | Jerome Thomas – Conversations [EP]

Music | Talos – Lowlight EP

Extraordinary producer, Talos, has unveiled his Lowlight EP. The 5-track project is an outstanding example of Talos’ talents as a producer, incorporating all of his Jazz, Soul and Hip Hop influences into a seamless and cohesive effort. For feature spots, he calls upon frequent collaborator, Coops, in addition to exceptional vocalists,  Poppy Ajudha & Jerome Thomas, who all contribute remarkable performances. The release of Lowlight concludes … Continue reading Music | Talos – Lowlight EP