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Calvin Harris’ ‘Feels’ Feeds Off of Pharrell’s Energy and Very Little Else

Sometimes for Calvin Harris, something as simple as retracing your steps, or the steps of his pop ancestors, can be enough to maintain a hot streak only matched Continue reading Calvin Harris’ ‘Feels’ Feeds Off of Pharrell’s Energy and Very Little Else

Dua Lipa and Miguel Team Up on the Sultry ‘Lost In Your Light’

Dua Lipa and Miguel seem like kindred spirits considering their recent artistic output. Miguel’s last album, Wildheart, pushed the kind of sultry R&B synonymous with Continue reading Dua Lipa and Miguel Team Up on the Sultry ‘Lost In Your Light’

Jamiroquai: Automaton Review – The Acid Jazz Pioneers Coat their Kitsch in Futuristic Chrome

With Jamiroquai, nostalgia and futurism are synonymous. Their latest album, Automaton, their first for seven years, plants itself in an Argos-sized catalogue of influence, fed by the string-laden disco of Continue reading Jamiroquai: Automaton Review – The Acid Jazz Pioneers Coat their Kitsch in Futuristic Chrome

Calvin Harris Enlists Pharrell, Ariana Grande & Young Thug for Latest A-List Summer Banger ‘Heatstroke’

Much of the success of Calvin Harris’ recent hit ‘Slide’, featuring the elusive Frank Ocean and two thirds of mercurial rap trio Migos, was down to Harris’ Continue reading Calvin Harris Enlists Pharrell, Ariana Grande & Young Thug for Latest A-List Summer Banger ‘Heatstroke’

Thundercat: Drunk Review – A Cosmic Trip that Wriggles Free from Strict Definition

I don’t know if you noticed, but over the last couple of years jazz has planted itself firmly back in the forefront of mainstream music. And whether you knew it beforehand or not, a lot of that resurgence is down to Continue reading Thundercat: Drunk Review – A Cosmic Trip that Wriggles Free from Strict Definition

Thundercat Rallies for the Rejected with his Valentine’s Day Anthem ‘Friend Zone’

Valentine’s Day typically goes one of two ways: absolutely swimmingly, as you celebrate a romantic union with the one you love (or the one you swiped right for) or that declaration of love went Continue reading Thundercat Rallies for the Rejected with his Valentine’s Day Anthem ‘Friend Zone’

‘Cloud 9’ is Vintage Jamiroquai

Jamiroquai recently crashed back into the atmosphere, but not as you’d expect them to. The ’90s jazz acid outfit added sprawling touches of electro to their armoury on Continue reading ‘Cloud 9’ is Vintage Jamiroquai

Jens Lekman’s ‘Evening Prayer’ Sews a Moving Tale on Male Intimacy

Jens Lekman’s insightful songwriting often conjures up intense visions of memories. His last single ‘What’s That Perfume That You Wear?’, Lekman’s first new release in five years, did just that. Something so everyday as the Continue reading Jens Lekman’s ‘Evening Prayer’ Sews a Moving Tale on Male Intimacy

Dust Off your Favourite Headpieces, Jamiroquai are back with ‘Automaton’

With the likes of Gorillaz and Goldfrapp already set for returns in 2017, a sweet blast of electronic nostalgia in the form of Jamiroquai maintains a strong start to the year for music. Continue reading Dust Off your Favourite Headpieces, Jamiroquai are back with ‘Automaton’

The Vending Machine: Kaytranada feat. Anderson .Paak – GLOWED UP

I think what works well in the union of Montreal producer Kaytranada and the star-in-waiting Anderson .Paak is their collective propensity to breach time and all of its musical shifts. With Kaytranada, his debut album 99.9% keenly grabs Continue reading The Vending Machine: Kaytranada feat. Anderson .Paak – GLOWED UP