All posts tagged: Soul

LE SON Share Their Experimental Single ‘1008’

London duo LE SON have unveiled their track ‘1008’, which is the B-side cut to their single ‘Ava’. Highly experimental, the sparse and open spaced production is truly a hybrid of minimal sounds, allowing Emily Ady to float through the slots in a jazz manner, complimenting the unorthodox musical backing. A demonstration of the duo’s bold and fearless approach to sound, ‘1008’ is available for streaming down at the bottom. Read more […]

North London’s Cherée Returns with ‘Just Like Me’

London vocalist Cherée makes a massive return with her new single ‘Just Like Me’. The hazy and sultry cut a journey into the future of soul, melting together r&b vocals with spacey electronic meets Hip-Hop production. Leading the song with her confident and overly cool command, the music of Cherée is what modern soul music should sound and feel like. We told you in the past that she was the truth. Have a lisen to ‘Just Like Me’ below. Read more […]

Stream Nia Ekanem’s Debut EP ‘It’s Your Love’

Having brought forth his single ‘It’s Your Love’ a few months back to welcoming praises, Nia Ekanem has now unveiled his debut EP boasting the same title. Comprised of six songs, the EP is an earnest combo of heartfelt lyricism and gentle folk/soul production that is utterly warming. No frills, this is raw, unadulterated sounds from a place and space of sincerity, which has found Ekanem’s music supported by the likes of BBC1xtra. Touching on the new EP Nia Ekanem mentioned: “I’m inspired Read more […]

Liz Lokre ‘Buh Bye’ Video

Last year Liz Lokre dropped her blazing debut single ‘Rise Up!’ which was an uplifting dub-fused rocker that had her instantly on mnay people’s radars. The Toronto singer now makes her return with the video to her latest single ‘Buh Bye’ which find her laying down her silky vocals over a soul backdrop produced by Adrian X and Jordan Reyes. The video, directed by Sean McBride and Caroline Torti, features Lokre looking hotter than a summer’s day in Death Valley as she performs the song whilst surrounded by two dancers. Stylishly shot, the single itself is currently out now via Ecclectic Electrix.

Anna Straker Returns with the Moody ‘Ignite Me’

London’s Anna Straker makes her return with a moody nod at the 90s with her new single ‘Ignite Me’. Taking Hip-Hop drum programming as the backbone as soul keys are gently placed on top whilst Straker takes the listener on a poetic storytelling journey. The song follows-up her stellar cover version of Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape Of You’ which she shared earlier this year. Consistently wowing fans and critics with her wide range of talent, 2017 is going to be another big year for the artist. Touching Read more […]

Listen to Marlon Percy’s Soulful Single ‘Your Fool’

London’s Marlon Percy has dropped a milky and head-nodding track titled ‘Your Fool’. Extremely soulful with soothing synths riding on top of swinging Hip-Hop drums, the song is taken from Percy’s forthcoming EP ‘The Little Things’.

Regarding ‘Your Fool’, Marlon Percy mentioned:

“This was the first pop song I wrote about love, lust and manipulation. The lyrical content is inspired by the relationships I have witnessed and the power women have over men both sexually and psychologically in today’s society.”

Algiers ‘Cleveland’ Video

Algiers’ second album ‘The Underside Of Power’ have been quite the talk of 2017. Continuing to address issues such as police brutality, political corruption and more, the band have now brought forth the video for the powerful track ‘Cleveland’. Filmed in New York City , clips of the Black Panther Party are weaved in between frantic, high contrast images of singer Franklin James Fisher performing the song in the streets of Brooklyn and Staten Island, the places of the police killings of Eric Garner and Akai Gurley. The video is directed by Algiers, along with Marisa Gesualdi and Sam Campbell. Have a look.

Le Son Return with Their Soulful Single ‘Ava’

London duo Le Son have shared a soulful and tender single entitled ‘Ava’. Minimal to a degree in production, relying mainly on soulful piano riffs and open drums as vocalist Emily Ady skates through the space with jazz-filled vocals, the song is out now via the Squareglass imprint.

In a press statement regarding ‘Ava’, singer Emily Ady mentioned:

“The lyrics came to me whilst commuting into central London and catching glimpses of news headlines and overheard conversations. I was interested in disconnecting myself from personal relation, trying to put myself in a younger frame of mind and imagining how I would feel in that kind of situation.”

TOKiMONSTA Feat. Yuna ‘Don’t Call Me’ Video

L.A. producer TOKiMONSTA joins forces with Malaysia’s Yuna for their collaborative track ‘Don’t Call Me’. The single is taken from TOKiMONSTA’s forthcoming LP ‘Lune Rouge’, slated for release in September. The pair have also unveiled the official video for the track which features the intertwining of gorgeous black and white clips of Yuna performing the song and sleek traditional and graphic-fused landscape shots.