WU HEN (KAMAAL WILLIAMS)

RELEASED 24TH JULY 2020 Favourite track: Sweet Dreams Saxophone, Jazz drum-kit, cinematic strings…a great collection of instrumental songs. Another artist I had not heard of was British musician, Kamaal Williams, from London who has recently released his 10-track album Wu Hen which I am assuming is a reference to his birth name, Henry Wu. He … Continue reading WU HEN (KAMAAL WILLIAMS)

SEGURIDAD (GAIKA)

RELEASED 3RD JULY 2020 Favourite track: Maria Unlike anything I’ve heard before…in a good way. As someone who loves discovering UK artists, I was particularly interested in Brixton’s very own Alternative RnB/Dancehall artist, GAIKA. What really caught my attention was his latest album Seguirdad’s cover art that depicted a very neoclassical style sculpture of several … Continue reading SEGURIDAD (GAIKA)

BEFORE LOVE CAME TO KILL US (JESSIE REYEZ)

RELEASED 2ND APRIL 2020 Favourite track: IMPORTED Full of varied tracks that look at the mix of love, danger and heartbreak with raw vocals and hard beats. I’ve been very keen to hear Canadian singer, Jessie Reyez’s own music and then BEFORE LOVE CAME TO KILL US was recently released so I just had to … Continue reading BEFORE LOVE CAME TO KILL US (JESSIE REYEZ)

THE SLOW RUSH (TAME IMPALA)

RELEASED 14TH FEBRUARY 2020 Favourite track: Posthumous Forgiveness Mysterious, synth-heavy and intricately crafted. This album is so worth listening to. I’ve been a fan of Kevin Parker a.k.a. Tame Impala’s music, especially tracks like ‘Past Life’ and ‘New Person, Same Old Mistakes’ so I was excited to see there was a new 12-track album out … Continue reading THE SLOW RUSH (TAME IMPALA)

MAGDALENE (FKA TWIGS)

RELEASED 8TH NOVEMBER 2019 Favourite track: holy terrain Musically intricate, intense and fascinating. I have never heard anything like it and it’s truly creative and challenges the musical norms at a whole new level.   Although I am familiar with the artist FKA Twigs, I hadn’t heard any of her music (or at least I … Continue reading MAGDALENE (FKA TWIGS)