Mr MooQ’s “Oh My My My” seems to emerge from the shadows of the alley behind the city’s poppin’ jazz club in the late hours long after everyone’s gone home, as a simple saxophone line drifts out of the door propped open while the remaining staff member commiserate over cigarettes before their final close. The track’s namesake begins to wistfully echo over them and into … Continue reading Mr MooQ’s latest leaves us with an admirable, “Oh My My My”.
Singer-songwriter Christopher Dallman’s 5-song EP, “No One Is Anyone’s,” draws you in early with the soft-spoken and easy-tempoed `F.O.O.L”. Laying on a bed of strings Dallman takes us into his most intimate experiences and after finding himself heart-broken and led astray, he begs us to answer, “how do I fall out of love?”. We’re so used to hearing artists croon for their deepest loves or … Continue reading Christopher Dallman Is Nobody’s Fool
So you planned it out. You got the flowers. You’ve picked up the groceries and printed out the best recipe for filet mignon you’ve ever tasted. You already had a vintage Pinot Noir on hand – a blessing left over by your brother when he and his wife visited last week before they took off for a weekend getaway in Cape Cod, but not before … Continue reading No apologies necessary for Lenny Williams’ “Baby I’m Sorry”
Over a driven electronic house drum and bass beat, SIR-VERE effortlessly persuades us to draw back from the pressures we face in our daily lives by drawing attention to the elephant in the room that we all try so desperately to avoid – we all just want to be accepted. As we’re lured in by the rhythmic pulse by the repeating bass line on “Peer … Continue reading SIR-VERE Alleviates the Tension With Peer Pressure
Construction finished on the panoramic penthouse suite in 2015, at the time catering to the local Liverpool hip-hip, soul and R&B artists that were seducing the patrons of the area’s lounge bars and live music venues, but it wasn’t long before Big Condo Records set its sights beyond the River Mersey and into the U.K’s bustling pop, folk and indie scenes. The next few years … Continue reading Big Condo Records offers the comforts of home with a view to the U.K’s best indie
From the depths of the London underground comes CHOZE, an unbridled rapper who’s prepared to set the hip hop world on fire. With the voracious tenacity only present in hungry overachieving indie artists, his 11-track debut album “D.I.Y” arrived July 2021 and if it set out to prove that CHOZE isn’t one to sleep on, then consider our beds made. “D.I.Y” kicks off with “BADDERZ” … Continue reading CHOZE exemplifies self-empowerment with “D.I.Y”
Flying under the punk rock radar comes Jack Adamant, a solo artist out of Stockholm, Sweden who takes alternative grunge, melodic noise rock and pop-punk and approaches them in a lo-fi DIY manner to create an alluring and memorable sound that tips a hat to artists like The Lemonheads or Hüsker Dü. “Obscure Places and Cupboards” seems to take us directly into the home of … Continue reading Jack Adamant finds all the right words in “Obscure Places and Cupboards”.
Hot off the tail of their first American tour run that had them embark across the Atlantic to Chicago, Illinois for a 5-week stint, the New Rules Duo are already back in the saddle promoting their latest album “Road To Rendition”. The duo, made up of vocalist Celia Stavri and guitarist Dominik Dybka are no strangers to performing their share of cover songs; In their … Continue reading New Rules Duo pull you out of your chairs and onto the dance floor with “Road To Rendition”
With their latest release “Justice Partners”, The 30’s jump right out of the gate with a high energy heart-pumping melody and insistent vocals that immediately tell you this band isn’t here to mess around. While the catchy metal-infused guitar riffs are sure to grip your attention, it’s not long before lead vocalist Katerina’s assertive presence demands you turn your attention to the songs lyrics and … Continue reading The 30’s put systemic oppression on trial in “Justice Partners”