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…

AZEKEL – BLACK IS BEAUTY [DAUGHTERS]

A new track from Azekel sees the British vocalist & producer at his most delicate, and seemingly at his most experimental.  ‘Black Beauty [Daughters]’ is a beautifully restrained work; its solid bassline the only thing that isn’t light as a feather.  Azekel’s ‘808s & Heartbreak’-style auto-tune feel poised over backing vocals and barely-there keys.  It…

11:11 – WANNA DO

11:11 releases a new set of visuals for ‘Wanna Do’, a track taken from his self-titled 2016 EP.  The achingly smooth track is perfectly accompanied by the beautifully lit and artfully animated video, thanks to Jonny Lingo & Zecko J.  Stream below via YouTube, click here to grab the EP on iTunes.

GALLANT – TALKING TO MYSELF [VIDEO]

Gallant returns to Grammy-nominated album ‘Ology’ with a new set of visuals for ‘Talking To Myself’.  Directed by Sasha Samsonova, the new video sees Gallant give us an after-hours performance in Ray’s Diner, while an as-yet unidentified [we’re working on it, trust] actress writhes seductively to the vocalist’s delicate yet powerful falsetto.  Talking to The…

THUNDERCAT – FRIEND ZONE

Brainfeeder producer Thundercat celebrated this year’s Valentine’s Day with a new track from upcoming album ‘Drunk’ [February 24].  ‘Friend Zone’ is as witty as it is funky, bemoaning the all-too-familiar liminal space between love and friendship.  The 23-track album promises an “epic journey into the often hilarious, sometimes dark mind of the Grammy-winning singer/bassist”, and is set…