Single Review: Kendow – We Will Survive The Coronavirus

In the words of Kendow, 'We Will Survive The Coronavirus'. His latest hit sees the British producer team up with Vanessa Bartley, and between them, they smash through the craziness of the modern world with a message of hope.  Kicking off we hear a school bell which rings out before a synth lead which fastens … Continue reading Single Review: Kendow – We Will Survive The Coronavirus

Single Review: Suman – Let Go

Suman and her producer, Ayo Beatz team up again for their new delivery, 'Let Go'. It is a track about struggling to part ways with a loved one and Suman pierces at our heartstrings with an unforgettable performance.  Musically, the track gets underway with a slick guitar which sits on top of a clapping drum … Continue reading Single Review: Suman – Let Go

Walking by Laura Lodahl

The past is a place I know well, well enough to be myself, to breathe, to sing, to dance, to hold on. It has been walking on my side ever since I was born. Yesterday is close, tangible, complete. When I look back at the beginning, I find pieces of myself which I have left … Continue reading Walking by Laura Lodahl

Single Review: Zipten – Cube Escape

Zipten cruises out of Italy with his latest electronic driving anthem 'Cube Escape'. It is a track which provides us with a soundscape with memorably quality and the direction which the instrumental goes in, is relentless from the get-go! Kicking off we hear the producer delve deep with a booming beat which kicks to the … Continue reading Single Review: Zipten – Cube Escape

Single Review: Tanaka Makoni – The Streets

Tanaka Makoni continues her quest to become the queen of UK rnb and hip hop, and she pushes herself even closer with her new release, 'The Streets'.  Furthermore, the new track follows her strong previous release, 'Lust', and although it follows a similar pattern, the mix comes with a unique quality which is difficult to … Continue reading Single Review: Tanaka Makoni – The Streets

Single Review: D•SIPAUL – It’s No Good

D•SIPAUL captivates with his new electronic fused anthem, 'It's No Good'. It is the type of track which you can play time and time again, and each time it brings something new.  It all gets underway with a subterranean bass which rises to the top of the mix with a quirky texture. The beat then … Continue reading Single Review: D•SIPAUL – It’s No Good

Samhain – Witches New Year by Lilian Anderson

The 31st October and the surrounding days are a special time for many cultures, from the Día de Muertos (The Day of the Dead) in Mexico to the Christian All Saints' Day (also known as All Hallows' Day) and of course the secular Halloween celebrations. The pagan wheel of the year celebrates Samhain from sunset … Continue reading Samhain – Witches New Year by Lilian Anderson

 The Origins of Killieween by Lilian Anderson

The town I grew up in, Kilmarnock, located in the West of Scotland has many strange and interesting traditions, from the paper roses that the bride to be wears before marriage to the ‘Paper Roses’ that are sung at Rugby Park (the home of Kilmarnock F.C), to the obsessive cleaning of EVERYTHING before the bells … Continue reading  The Origins of Killieween by Lilian Anderson

Why I Celebrate the Green Witch by Lilian Anderson

Many modern witches hate the cartoonish stereotypes of the green-faced witch. Look at her as she stoops, cackling and green-faced, with blackened broken teeth, a hooked nose and gnarled fingers, her hair hanging in knots. The picture of terror and evil, that is so removed from my own path of love, nature, healing and beauty.  … Continue reading Why I Celebrate the Green Witch by Lilian Anderson

A History of Jack-o’-lanterns by Lilian Anderson

I wrote yesterday about how Trick or Treating originated in Scotland and Ireland and has been repackaged and returned to us in modern times with an American slant. Today’s Halloween tradition has also made the same journey. The carved pumpkin is a tradition which is now strongly associated with Halloween, but the tradition of the … Continue reading A History of Jack-o’-lanterns by Lilian Anderson

Guising – A Celtic Tradition By Lilian Anderson

Trick or Treating, is that not an American tradition? I see people on social media every day claiming that Trick or Treating is just another sign of the over Americanisation of our children's lives and I guess in some ways they are right. But in so many other ways they are totally wrong! Guising in … Continue reading Guising – A Celtic Tradition By Lilian Anderson

Single Review: Amanda Marie Wilkinson – Spiritual Level

Amanda Marie Wilkinson is exciting fans far and wide with her new electronic pop track 'Spiritual Level'. It is a track which does not conform with the status quo, and the direction Amanda and her producer have taken is revitalising.  Starting we hear the Texas-born singer delving deep with her vocal greeting us instantly. She … Continue reading Single Review: Amanda Marie Wilkinson – Spiritual Level

Single Review: Ashley Lauren – Alive

Ashley Lauren is back with her new single, 'Alive'. It is a track which takes the New York singer to a whole new level with fans flocking far and wide to grab a listen.  Moreover, kicking off autumn in style, Ashley Lauren pushes ahead with a performance which has the X-Factor. For me, vocally, Ashley … Continue reading Single Review: Ashley Lauren – Alive

Single Review: WOLFBERRY – Let’s Make Fire

WOLFBERRY is rising out of the underground with her latest release 'Let's Make Fire'. It is a track which takes hints from a variety of sources, and for me, I can hear a James Bond vibe from the moment it kicks off. Furthermore, it starts with a powerful opener which has soundtrack quality, especially with … Continue reading Single Review: WOLFBERRY – Let’s Make Fire

Single Review: Lydia Singer – Lemme Know

Lydia Singer is back, and she sounds incredible on her latest release 'Lemme Know'. Fusing modern hooks with a nostalgic foundation, Lydia pushes through with bite. Her quality is on display, and she blossoms as the track plays out, leaving us itching to hit replay.  'Lemme Know' starts with a tranquil opener with a simplistic … Continue reading Single Review: Lydia Singer – Lemme Know