Single Review: Tega – Reminiscing

Tega is an R&B/Soul artist, who I came across on Instagram, and today I will be reviewing her single ‘Reminiscing’ which was released on 15th March 2021. ‘Reminiscing’ has a staccato percussive beat, with various synth driven elements, building to create a fast paced and deep melody that supports Tega’s bright and lively vocals. This … Continue reading Single Review: Tega – Reminiscing

Single Review: Claire Reneé – Red Lights

Claire Reneé is a classically trained dancer and singer/songwriter, who is currently based in Los Angeles, California. She performs a fusion of Neo-Soul and R&B and today I will be reviewing her single ‘Red Lights’ which was released on April 7th 2021 as part of the album ‘Wings’. ‘Red Lights’ opens with a sustained and … Continue reading Single Review: Claire Reneé – Red Lights

Single Review: Two32 – Sensation

Two32 is an R&B artist from Jamaica, Queens and today I will be reviewing his single ‘Sensation’ which was released on 20th June 2021. ‘Sensation’ opens with a staccato percussive beat that blends into a melodic vocal section before the singing starts in earnest. It has a nice, fast-paced delivery which shows both the style … Continue reading Single Review: Two32 – Sensation

Single Review: Beth Macari – Gotta Get Back

Beth Macari is easily one of the best musicians I had the pleasure of listening to in 2020, they are from Newcastle and bring a whole heap of soul and R&B to the North East of England. This isn’t the first time I’ve reviewed them either, you can check out more here. Today though I … Continue reading Single Review: Beth Macari – Gotta Get Back

Single Review: Robert Ball – I Need A Man

Robert Ball is a Toronto based LGBT+ singer/songwriter and today I will be reviewing his R&B infused track ‘I Need A Man’ which was released on the 30th June 2021. ‘I Need A Man’ opens with a twinkling note, backed up by some raw percussion before merging into a deep sultry beat that is just … Continue reading Single Review: Robert Ball – I Need A Man

Single Review: Cleo Sol – Butterfly

Cleo Sol is a London based singer/songwriter who performs her own unique brand of R&B/Soul music. Today I will be reviewing their single ‘Butterfly’ which was released on January 24th 2020. ‘Butterfly’ kicks off with Cleo’s amazing, deep and soulful voice, accompanied by soft acoustic guitar. The pair go together well, the guitar's soft melody … Continue reading Single Review: Cleo Sol – Butterfly

Single Review: Liza – Heavy

Liza (which is pronounced LEE-za) is a Toronto based R&B singer/songwriter and today I will be reviewing their single ‘Heavy’ which was released on February 24th 2020.  ‘Heavy’ opens with a rolling, atmospheric melody that stops and starts before flowing into and becoming one consistent theme alongside Liza’s fantastic, dreamy vocals. I really like the … Continue reading Single Review: Liza – Heavy

Single Review: Kate Gratson – Next to Me

Kate Gratson is an alternative R&B artist and musician from Brooklyn, New York and today I will be reviewing their latest release ‘Next to Me’ which dropped on the 13th November 2020.  ‘Next to Me’ opens with slow, lingering, but heavy notes before a harder beat flows through it, the perfect counterpoint to Kate’s angelic … Continue reading Single Review: Kate Gratson – Next to Me

Single Review: Ruben Young – Golden Hell

Ruben Young is an R&B/pop artist and singer-songwriter from Calgary, Canada. Today I’ll be reviewing his latest single ‘Golden Hell’. ‘Golden Hell’ opens with a vibrant, rising, instrumental opening, which transitions smoothly into harmonious vocals, perfectly balanced with the music, a voice that is silvery and deeply engaging, all coming together to create a track … Continue reading Single Review: Ruben Young – Golden Hell

Single Review: Heartstreets – Good Thing (feat. A-SHO)

Heartstreets Are an electronic influenced hip-hop & R&B duo from Canada made up of childhood friends Emma Beko and Gab Godon. Today I’ll be reviewing their single ‘Good Thing (feat. A-SHO) from their new album ‘Why Make Sense’. ‘Good Thing (feat. A-SHO)’ is packed with energy from the get go, it has this quirky, electronic … Continue reading Single Review: Heartstreets – Good Thing (feat. A-SHO)

Album Review: Hugh Laurie – Didn’t It Rain

So here’s another album by actor Hugh Laurie, known for his roles on House and Fry and Laurie, this album was released on 6th May 2013. Like his previous album there are blues songs, but he also explores other American musical styles such as Jazz, R&B and tango as well. ‘The St. Louis Blues’ is … Continue reading Album Review: Hugh Laurie – Didn’t It Rain