There is no mistaking that UK producer and rapper ReFlex the Architect is a hip-hop head. Born Stephen Adams, the Southampton native has been chopping up beats since his early teens and in listening to his official debut production album, From the Highest, it's easy to see how significant of a role golden era offspring, … Continue reading ReFlex the Architect on his new album, the art of producing and how he first fell in love with music
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BACKGROUND: Kelela, a second generation Ethiopian-American, stealthily asserted her way on the music scene in 2013. I remember getting hip to her music around 2014 while scouring Spotify’s many playlists for new deep cuts to add to my ever growing playlist. Kelela’s musical roots are influenced by the styles of popular UK genres including grime, … Continue reading Guest Review: Kelela – Take Me Apart
BACKGROUND: At only 23 years of age, Archy Marshall has made a name for himself in music circles across the world despite his modest catalog. The ambitious London based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer has developed a unique blend of jazz infused punk rock that features elements of trip-hop. Since his humble beginnings of recording … Continue reading Guest Review: King Krule – The OOZ
BACKGROUND: When people think of Paramore, they’ll probably associate with them in one of two ways, the emo punk-rock band who made a name for themselves in the early 2000’s with their alternative, Warped Tour vibes, or as the pop-rock band with super catchy hooks and cheerful sound. Needless to say, this Tennessee originated band … Continue reading Guest Review: Paramore – After Laughter