Baco Rhythm &Steel band

I seem to be drawn to the chilled out vibes in music this week. The cha cha cha chang  (?) of this song is soulful, laced with moments of winding funk beats which lend it a cool, fleshed out tune. Sometimes, I enjoy listening to a bit of instrumental hiphop/triphop/ soul /funk. Instrumental music isContinue reading “Baco Rhythm &Steel band”

C. Alexander -Anxiety Disorder EP

Check out C. Alexander’s latest EP – keep scrolling… When I discovered Anxiety disorder EP I was captivated by the track ‘Anxiety disorder – The full EP can be found on G.O.A.T. Track of the day.I managed to get Caleb to offer some insight into his ways of expressing himself creatively and his views onContinue reading “C. Alexander -Anxiety Disorder EP”

Jon Wayne Music Review

American rapper, poet and record producer from Los Angeles Jon Wayne-not your usual hip hop suspect. ‘My words are my only thing‘ reminds me of the saying I use a lot ‘write to recover’. His emotional connection to his words and his passion are relatable & inspiring. The Intro immerses you into a dream state with mesmerisingContinue reading “Jon Wayne Music Review”

Wolf Muller meets the Nile-Nouvelle Ambience

Produced by Parisian based music label, Nouvelle Ambiance (known for celebrating cultural & musical collaborations)   It merges Kenyan, Arabic &  Egyptian culture & traditional musical percussion instruments, drums and vocals to create a 15-minute soundscape that is just dope.   The track ‘Mabomba dance’ took my soul on a  cosmic journey, so hypnotic that my feet &Continue reading “Wolf Muller meets the Nile-Nouvelle Ambience”

Sa Roc –

I’d be letting myself down  if I didn’t post about my  Eating disorder or mental illness nor if I didn’t write about my body image issues. I shouldn’t be alive. I’ve been in & out of hospitals sectioned, medicated, threatened with E.C.T. therapy, my Dad didn’t want to care for me  & asked social servicesContinue reading “Sa Roc –”

Elderbrook

  Today’s #notyouraveragemusic review Stopped everything I’m doing to post this track. It’s catchy. I first heard it back in 2018. Its got an almost haunting & entrancing introduction. When the intro kicks in with Elderbrook hypnotic chorus ‘If you wanna switch off you could’ You know you are going to be engaged from the startContinue reading “Elderbrook”

GUTS

Today’s not your average music GOAT review is by Parisian hip hop/Afro-funk /soul/electronic music producer  GUTS ( Fabrice Franck Henri)  new album’ philanthropiques'(March 2019). It is the Mama Makeba sizzler for this year (to date).   GUTS  started out making hip hop music before branching out to experiment with further genres of music. GUTS  started out his careerContinue reading “GUTS”

Speech Debelle

I’ve had this song on my playlist for years now.  The track- Finish this album is taken off her ‘Speech therapy’ album( 2009). It won the British Mercury Prize award. She was 19  years old when she wrote this  & it shows the introspection of a person wiser than her years. The track comes acrossContinue reading “Speech Debelle”

Illogic

 Illogic has pushed the boundaries with the track  ‘First trimester’ ( Illogic – Celestial Clockwork (2004)). Each verse focuses on the different perspective of a couple and their unborn child going through the decision of whether to keep their child or have an Abortion. It’s a lateral thought-provoking song to the Life versus Pro-choice debate. ItContinue reading “Illogic”

Music Feature HESSIAN

Bristol based experimental electronic  set up, Hessian. Hessian is a Bristol based music producer covering the many intricate sub genres of electronic music. His sound portrays the relationship of organic and synthetic sounds creating an exciting composition often topped with a captivating vocal. Born in London and now residing in Bristol UK, Matthew de SouzaContinue reading “Music Feature HESSIAN”