Voices – ReLoVe (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

ReLoVe are great at fusing music from what might be termed world and roots genres and using those sonic building blocks to build their signature sound. This time out they give us Voices which blends funky basslines, soulful harmonies, busy drum salvos and folky fiddles. As always the individual elements are recognisable but the way... Continue Reading →

We Got It – Lil Bro (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Hip-hop has a reputation for being upfront and in-your-face, but with We Got It, Lil Bro injects something more relaxed, more sultry even into the proceedings. It runs on that skittering, trap-infused groove that is the hallmark of the modern sound, spacious bass pulses linked with ticking percussion. It even blends and blurs the lines... Continue Reading →

Shackles – Sugar Addikt (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Seattle synth duo, Sugar Addikt, take elements from 70's disco, 80's mainstream pop, 90's dance music and 21st-century electronica and use those wide-ranging influences to forge music that is both familiar and infectious yet unique and forward-thinking. Shackles, from their latest ep, Phoenix, is a song that wanders between pulsating dancefloor energy and the highly... Continue Reading →

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