Interview, R&B, UK Rap

Interview – Introducing: Swan Sounds

We recently caught up with up and coming producer, vocalist, rapper and engineer, Swan Sounds to really understand what drives his great productive power. SS has been setting pace over the last year or so with some banging releases that have clocked up thousands of views collectively from ‘Gasolina’ to ‘Yeah Yeah’ and very recently… Continue reading Interview – Introducing: Swan Sounds

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