Skyzoo feat. Jill Scott ‘Dreams In A Basement’

On the back of two great mixtapes ‘The Great Debater’ and ‘Theo vs JJ’ Skyzoo’s second album ‘A Dream Deferred’ (out October 2nd) is finally getting him the attention he deserves. A unique and versatile rapper, Skyzoo gets himself some great guest spots (Jill Scott, 9th Wonder and Talib Kweli) which pushes the already smooth-sounding […]

The Great American Canyon Band ‘Young Lady’

Autumn is the best time for music. Especially if it is bare, stripped-back indie folk in the vein of The Great American Canyon Band. The Baltimore based married couple duo of Paul and Krystal Jean Masson released the single ‘Tumbleweed’ earlier this year and an EP late this summer described as ‘a gorgeous collection of hypnotic […]

Melt Yourself Down ‘We Are Enough’

Melt Yourself Down are a new six-piece collective based in London that could regarded as a kind of super-group. Bringing together, among others, Pete Wareham (Acoustic Ladyland), Tom Skinner (Mulatu Astatke) and Satin Singh (Fela!) this is one band to keep an eye on. The first single to drop (available for free download on their website) is […]

Gary Clark Jr. ‘Numb’

Very rarely in rock music (it seems to happen every week in hip hop) is a debut album as anticipated as Gary Clark Jr’s ‘Blak & Blu’, and rightfully so. Ever since his excellent ‘Bright Lights’ EP in 2011, Gary Clark Jr. has been stunning audiences and gaining new fans all over the place – […]

Chad Valley feat. Glasser ‘Fall 4 U’

Oxford based, Balearic-inspired electro pop artist Chad Valley finally releases his full-length debut album ‘Young Hunger’ on the 30th October (19th November in the UK). After teasing us with an EP and several online releases, the ex-Jonquil front man has amassed a bunch of new friends to collaborate for this one, most notably Twin Shadow, Totally Enormous Distinct Dinosaurs, Active […]