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Steve Lacy announces new album due later this month

Steve Lacy announces new album due later this month

Steve Lacy will have a full-length out in the ether soon. Today, the singer-songwriter and guitarist, who also commands a pivotal place in R&amp... Read more »
"You don't know how much power a song has": An interview with Ibeyi

"You don't know how much power a song has": An interview with Ibeyi

There is no middle-ground in an Ibeyi transmission. The French twin sisters Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Diaz ensure that an all-pervading gravity, the ki... Read more »
"For a long time, I wasn't sure I was ever going to write a song again": An interview with Jesse Ruben

"For a long time, I wasn't sure I was ever going to write a song again": An interview with Jesse Ruben

Jesse Ruben and his acoustic guitar pretty much come in a pair. One hardly goes without the other. With his velvety voice and dashing looks, one mi... Read more »
"Sincerity is everything": An interview with Akid Amir

"Sincerity is everything": An interview with Akid Amir

Wanita is a safe space. It’s beautiful, formalistically ingenious and whose lushness is spiritually satisfying and reverential towards its subject:... Read more »
"Something happened with someone and it cut deep": An interview with slodown

"Something happened with someone and it cut deep": An interview with slodown

History has shown that we like it loud. Big, turbo-charged tunes that shake the earth and crack the sky. But there are those hushed, feather-light ... Read more »
Ruel wins Singapore over at debut show – gig report

Ruel wins Singapore over at debut show – gig report

At the age of 16, Ruel van Dijk, better known as Ruel, has been endorsed by Sir Elton John, been awarded Breakthrough Artist of 2018 at the ARIA Mu... Read more »
"I've always liked to make music that I'd listen to": An interview with Ruel

"I've always liked to make music that I'd listen to": An interview with Ruel

“You have the most amazing voice that I've ever heard from a male singer at 14 years of age and it's quite incredible”, those were Elton John’s wor... Read more »
Kehlani releases gorgeous music video for 'Butterfly', featuring teachers and students from her middle school – watch

Kehlani releases gorgeous music video for 'Butterfly', featuring teachers and students from her middle school – watch

'Butterfly', the lead single off Kehlani's recent mixtape While We Wait, is a supernaturally beautiful, hushed ode to the generative power of love,... Read more »
"I truly believe that people should always try to follow the thing that sparks fire in their soul": An interview with Ananya Birla

"I truly believe that people should always try to follow the thing that sparks fire in their soul": An interview with Ananya Birla

Let’s face it: There’s a certain measure of invincibility that resides in the intersection of power and privilege. But it’s the former that is the ... Read more »
“I'm at the point where I have absolutely no shame in what I'm singing about”: An interview with Joshua Simon

“I'm at the point where I have absolutely no shame in what I'm singing about”: An interview with Joshua Simon

“If this is goodbye, how 'bout one last drive? / Like the old times, the good times” – Saying no to that final trip, that final taste of the allege... Read more »
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