A visceral analysis on the relationship between organic piano and inorganic synthesis, HAL sees Bill Laurance pivot on his jazz and classical influences once again.
Awash with the chime of chorus and saturated with indie nostalgia, Blue Wings is a bittersweet instalment following Wild Nothing’s 2018 album Indigo.
From their latest album Ghost City, Dotwork is awash with peppy technicality from the Brighton based band that write and perform with sheer creativity and flair.
To start a new year, I delve back into an album released just over a year ago from electro-pop ex-pats Yumi Zouma. Persephone is the sort of wide eyed songwriting that can’t help but feel hopeful and spacious. Wonderfully dreamy, and with just the right amount of groove.
From the ridiculously tight rhythm section that is Vulfpeck, I’ve been listening to Disco Ulysses (Instrumental).
Understated and chillingly beautiful, Ruby Haunt’s A Quiet Evening blends distant vocals with layers of colourful synthesis.
From London’s premier percussionist Moses Boyd comes Frontline. High energy, frenetic and steeped with Afro-Caribbean jazz influence.