SEPARATELY SEPARATE: AN INTERVIEW WITH AMUN

It’s an oppressively hot bank holiday Saturday in a busy, rabbit warren of a flat in North London.  Amun has already picked out her looks and sits patiently amidst the creative chaos; a concert professional at the tender age of 22. She’s serene but upbeat throughout the shoot and our conversation about how she arrived…

AERIEL – MOTION [VIDEO]

Aeriel’s ‘Sad Girls Club‘ is one of our favourite R&B releases of the year so far, a project to which the LA vocalist returns for new video ‘Motion’.  The sensual new visual was created by Lex J, and sees Aeriel perform the sensual slow jam in sultry style. “When I wrote the song I had just started…

AMUN – SEPARATE EP

The first taste of Amun’s debut EP ‘Separate’ came with chic, Beyonce-indebted single ‘So Cold’, but the best introduction by far is her video debut ‘Not Everything‘.  The Link Up TV-premiered visual sees the British-Somali Singer/Songwriter glide around her native London set to the crispest Hip Hop beat.  Although a little rough around the edges…

BISHOP NEHRU – UP UP AND AWAY

With new album ‘Elevators’ due for release March 14, Bishop Nehru follows up ‘Rooftops‘ with a second single, ‘Up Up And Away’.  Not only does the track feature production from Kaytranada, but also a contribution from New York-based duo Lion Babe [performance artist Jillian Hervey and producer and instrumentalist Lucas Goodman aka Astro Raw]. “This…

JAMIE ISAAC – DOING BETTER

Croydon songwriter Jamie Isaac returns with his first track since last year’s ‘Couch Baby‘, in ‘Doing Better’.  This year promises an as-yet unnamed second album from the Marathon Artists signee, the first taste of which sees a delightfully delicate piano melody wrap itself around a satisfyingly substantial rhythm section.  Isaac’s vocal is on-point as ever,…

THE CXDE – PARAMOUNT

UK based recording artist The Code releases a new mixtape in ‘Paramount’, accompanied by a feature length visual which was premiered via Notion Magazine.  We’ll let the main man do the talking… “My first project was called ‘1:11‘, which at the time was the first 11 tracks I ever made,” he says.  “And then the…

AERIEL – SAD GIRLS CLUB

LA vocalist Aeriel releases her debut EP, ‘Sad Girls Club’. The five track EP aims to “encapsulates the range of emotions that accompany a failing relationship; from uncertainty on ‘Be Down’, to passion on ‘Motion’, to self-preservation on ‘Selfish’. Aeriel’s vocal isn’t always perfect, but her impressive range and beautiful tone over some fairly hard-hitting beats is the kind…