What better way to get you through the Tuesday blues than listening to an unforgettable fuzz-rock number!? We can’t think of anything better! Winchester 7 & the Runners are the garage-rock band that you need in your life. Stomping their way through mesmerising instrumentation and fuzz imagery, their new single ‘When the World Stops Spinning‘ is best described as ‘dad-rock’ – which we don’t think is a bad thing.
Inspired by the 70s sci-fi movie ‘Logan’s Run’, the band state, “As the Logan’s Run society was based on human cloning resulting in individuals with numbers after their names to denote their generation of clone, I am Winchester 7. Why Winchester? I chose the name from the television show MASH. That’s right…it’s a MASH mash-up.“
When you see a numeric album title, I don’t know about you, but I instantly think of Adele. Six Nights’ music is far from pop. Set to release his debut album ‘21‘, the remarkable offering is bathed in classical sensibilities, making it a mature release filled with creativity. Not only drawing inspiration from the likes of traditional classical music artists, Six Nights is also influenced by the likes of R&B, hip-hop and even film scores. A cinematic artist that has used this past year in a positive light, ’21’ showcases how diverse Six Nights truly is.
Most likely to find him in a tracksuit than a suit, Six Nights thinks outside the box and makes him a strong contender in the classical world. Not following your typical rulebook or strict guidelines, Six Nights showcases that 2021 is the year of being true to yourself. If this past year has taught us anything it’s to live in the now and love yourself for who you truly are, and that’s exactly what Six Nights accomplishes on ’21’. A breathtaking story with elements of new-age instrumental moments, this highly emotive album will leave you speechless.
“The Tree of Life and the Strength of Moving On, PT.2‘ may have took 13 years to make but, as the saying goes, better late than never. An album that’s destined to make your yoga or chilled playlists, the captivating album aims to help listeners meditate and relax – something the globe certainly needs to do more of at the moment. Multi-talented Sira Garcias ties together perfectly her love for meditation and music, and uses music as a form of escapism.
Blending instrumental soundscapes that will clear your mind with their breathtaking nature, ‘The Tree of Life and the Strength of Moving On Pt 2’ captures Sira’s vision perfectly. Allowing listeners to not only enjoy the music but to use it as a form of therapy too, Sira had this to say: “I don’t care about superficial smiles, I care about happiness. I don’t care about material fame, I care about spiritual matters. I don’t care about those who try to create an artist with an empty heart, I care about lineage and pure talented artists with strong goals. I don’t care about robots, I care about dreamers… If I have the chance to change something for good, I will put all my positive energy into it.”
A force to be reckoned with in the pop industry, Sam Wilder will certainly become a household name soon. Returning at the beginning of March with his latest anthem, ‘Vanity‘ specialises in contemporary poop with a mature nature to it’s arrangement. Influenced by the likes of Sam Smith, Tom Chaplin and Josh Groban – this artist deserves to have his name written in glistening lights.
Turning his personal experiences into relatable tracks that we can all familiarise with at some stage in our lives, ‘Vanity’ is certainly another strong contender in Sam’s ever-growing discography. Talking about the release, Sam explains, “Vanity’ is a song about feeling used and manipulated by the people who are supposed to lift you up and keep you safe.“
One of the only positives to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, ‘Vanity’ was written while in lockdown. Detailing that music is simply a form of escapism for Sam, ‘Vanity’ showcases that big things are in store for this artist in 2021 and beyond.
Singer-songwriter Abraham Trai releases debut single ‘The One‘, and it’s super special. A debut single always needs to stand out from the crowd, especially the oversaturated music industry today, and Abraham’s debut lives up to any expectations you might have had. Inspired by the likes of soulful singers such as Adele, Sam Smith and Lewis Capaldi, Abraham Trai is armed with a distinctive vocal ability and could easily be the next big thing in the soul genre.
Written with Louisa Glanville, ‘The One’ showcases Abraham’s delicate vocals with an intricate piano line. Capturing the heartbreak of losing a loved one, this sadly relatable single is breathtaking. Writing songs about his personal experiences in life, ‘The One’ is taken from his forthcoming album, expected in 2022.
Truly immersive and creating a captivating soundscape, Lexxicon is an artist that refuses to be limited to one style. Showcasing his Bashment, Dancehall, Tropical R&B and Grime influences, “Bashment SZN” is the definition of cool.
A musician with layers of personality buried within his soul, the intense energy within the first single from ‘Bashment SZN’ is out of this world. Titled ‘Pon Di Floor’ – this is the type of track that makes listeners be even more excited for when the clubs re-open. Can you imagine this dropping when you’re on the floor?!
Talking about the EP, Lexxicon mentions, “As a dancehall music lover, I always wanted to create a small project that really reflected those that I looked up to and this EP is that project. You won’t be able to listen without moving, grooving and wishing you could catch a bubble.”
“Pon Di Floor” is the perfect first track from the forthcoming EP, and gives insight to an incredible release ahead.
Singer-songwriter and producer Jozem returns to the airwaves with experimental-soul number ‘Dreams’. Utterly golden and already racking nearly 3,000 streams on Spotify alone since it’s release at the beginning of February, “Dreams” is accompanie by an eye-catching music shot and directed by Ayo Tsalithaba.
Talking about the release, Jozem mentions, “‘Dreams’ is a meditation, a prayer and a projection of where I want to be in life, a guiding compass of sorts. The song is really all about cutting out those naysayers, the internal and external voices of self-doubt that lead you to stall or try to block you from realizing your goals.
‘Dreams’ is about recognizing and having the strength to do away with the toxic influences in your life that reap negativity and self-doubt, repurposing that toxicity and using it as fuel to propel oneself further. Ultimately, it’s about remaining steadfast, knowing that you are on the right path, that the journey is as important and sometimes even more meaningful than the destination.”
Mysterious and unlike anything else you hear nowadays, ‘Dreams’ is completely innovative and irresistible. If this track was served on a table, it would be via a silver platter. If you’re into artists such as FKA Twigs and even the remarkable work of the late, great PRINCE, Jozem will be right up your street.
An artist that refuses to follow your typical rulebook… meet Jade Moss. Authentic and armed with a distinctive vocal, ‘Hey Babe‘ is the latest release from this Vintage Queen. Jade made her name as a fearless entrepreneur in the world of fashion and textiles, and now uses her vibrance to release memorable music. ‘Hey Babe’ is the latest release from the icon and explores true love in a disposable, shallow world.
About meet someone new that makes it clear to be careful when dealing your cards, ‘Hey Babe’ is adventurous and doesn’t like to be allocated to one category. With something for everyone within the release, there’s elements of sultry jazz, pop, trip-hop and even classical music. The perfect introduction into the world of Jade Moss – this artist deserves to have her name in lights.
Talking about her release, Jade Moss tells us, “the music that I write is about my experiences with love, joy, strength and the importance of self-worth.” A true statement that this artist is empowering and everything you want from a pop-star, remember the name Jade Moss – she’ll be a household name in the future.
Titled ‘Transcendence‘, Casual T’s latest release is entirely bewitching. The dark, electro-pop anthem best played at a high volume, “Transcendence” will certainly have you transcended into a realm of hope. Released February 11th, the release has been turning heads within the electronic world with it’s empowering arrangement. Celebrated by the likes of EARMILK, EDM.com, The Daily Texan and many more, it’s no wonder this artist is making waves within the electronic world.
Talking about the release, Casual T mentions, “Transcendence represents a bridge between the Lovers? Ep and the future of Casual T. I’m moving away from writing love songs and closer toward capturing the visceral, powerful emotions that make electronic music so exciting. Transcendence is about letting go of the toxic people and habits that stop you from being your best self. It is about growing greater than you had thought possible and coming into your own. It’s about transcending and becoming who you are meant to be“.
Out now, on all major platforms, be transcended into the world of Casual T, you won’t be disappointed.
Released January 22nd, ‘Space Art and Angels‘ is the latest release from Synth Wizard Wavewulf. Sounding somewhere between realms of Jean Michel Jarre and Kraftwerk, Wavewulf’s innovative music is a refreshing sound in today’s overly saturated industry. Following in the footsteps of his previous album ‘Green Decay’, there seems to be no stopping this talented artist, and we’re not complaining.
Nicholas Long, the mind behind Wavewulf, has a huge passion for synths and that radiates throughout the release. A mystical journey through time travel, the cosmos, outer space and dimensions behind our own, any track off the album could make for a perfect soundtrack to an episode of The Twilight Zone or Black Mirror.
Exploring human conditions and the soul as well as political, environmental and philosophical themes, Wavewulf’s new album question humanity and what it really is to be a human. An iconic release that will go down in Wavewulf’s history, ‘Space Art and Angels’ is out now, and deserves your attention.