R&B, UK Rap

Mixtape Review: Octavian – SPACEMAN

"Octavian manages to conduct a guided tour with a perfectly planned itinerary...his ability to meld motivational speech into materialistic boasts before turning his gaze inwards to his feelings – [is] a combination that results in a tape that feels honest, personal and beautifully complete." Whether it’s the extreme lows and highs that he’s already experienced… Continue reading Mixtape Review: Octavian – SPACEMAN

Experimental, R&B

Album review: Negro Swan – Blood Orange

Hynes has created an intricate collage of samples and sounds taken from a deep introspection. The fragmented nature of the album shows us a slightly different side to the multi-instrumentalist. He etches elements of his own hopes, anxieties and mental state into a stream of consciousness that meanders both smoothly and abruptly throughout. We are… Continue reading Album review: Negro Swan – Blood Orange