Drawing from his Zulu ancestry eighteen-year-old rapper/poet Shaka Shams is proving to be a force you might not want to reckon with in the EP Elements: Crystal Clear. A collection of six songs with inspiration taken from a variety of places such as street scenes, films and even anime. The contrasting inspirations demonstrate Shaka’s versatility … Continue reading Shaka Shams has released the first EP in his Elements series, Crystal Clear
No celebration is complete without music and Ricardo Bacelar has used this to his advantage to create a fifteen-track album entitled Sebastiana bursting with culture and pride. Being Ricardo’s third album, the artist wanted to create something that would transcend musical styles and go beyond trends and fashion. With Sebastiana, Ricardo has recorded something that … Continue reading Celebrating the music of Brazil with Ricardo Bacelar’s Sebastiana
No two lives are the same with experiences shaping us as the individuals we will grow up to be. No two pains are the same but the empathy we embody allows us to form a connection with fellow beings through similar experiences. Whilst each experience is specific to us as individuals, at some point in … Continue reading Wisdom and youth combine in Saint Mars’ bully battling single ‘Somewhere Somebody’
Travelling; it’s got to be done because nobody wants to stay at Point A forever. With the Easter Break over, people all over are returning home from holidays abroad or back from home towns to their lives at school/university/work. As great as the time away can be, the long hours of travelling can sometimes be … Continue reading Travel Playlist
Unlike the other artists featured on the small ‘Discovering’ series present on this blog; my discovery of Lindsey Stirling is not a recent one but more a resurgence. For those of you who do not know, Lindsey Stirling is an American violinist/dancer, two things no one would have thought could be combined with such success. … Continue reading Discovering Lindsey Stirling
When people dream of becoming musicians, they probably envision screaming fans fainting in the front rows of sold out concerts. Yet musicians have sprouted from under the radar with years of experience already under their belts. Session musicians like Andrew Small who has gained a reputation as a highly regarded drummer, musical director and producer … Continue reading Andrew Small’s debut album, What Happens Now?
After an incredible career spanning multiple years, Eminem is back with the release of ‘Walk on Water.’ The first single from his highly anticipated, upcoming album Revival. The name of the album has had fans speculating the direction the rapper will take his music in. After listening to ‘Walk on Water’ it’s obvious Eminem has … Continue reading Eminem’s new single ‘Walk on Water’ seems to be taking things in a new direction
Composer Michaela Polakova and singer/songwriter Natalie Kocab have joined forces to create intricately dark music in the form of their new album Ellis Island. A contemporary musical experience that takes inspiration from the meticulous story telling of eras gone by such as the 70s and 80s. An out of this time album that is sure … Continue reading New collaboration album from Michaela Polakova and Natalie Kocab