Capitol Records have this week released a candid new song from Lola Young, ‘None For You’. With its stripped-back beats, lilting keys and warmly soulful mix of R&B and jazz, the track offers additional insight into Young’s artistry. Produced by Manuka, her frequent collaborator, “None For You” is from Young’s forthcoming EP, Renaissance, which will be released on April 28.
Award-winning composer, artist and musician Isobel Waller-Bridge announces her new signing to Mercury KX. Joining artists at the forefront of contemporary music, including Anoushka Shankar, Ólafur Arnalds and Keaton Henson, Isobel also releases her new track ‘September’, which will feature on the new compilation album ‘FLOW’ – a celebration of three years since the launch of Mercury KX.
An independent singer/songwriter from East Texas, Eli Tidmore has already been making a name for himself with his debut album, ‘Chameleon’, released to wide acclaim in 2017. Now he returns with ‘After Hours’, the first single from his forthcoming second album, which is set for release later on this year.
The Internet has definitely taken a hold of most of our lives, and ultimately it’s up to us to decide if we’re going to let it rule our lives, or embrace it and let it work for us. The latter is certainly the case for Unintended Strangers, an indie/folk duo comprising Robert Griffin in the US, and Chloe Danz, of New Zealand, who after a chance meeting online back in November 2017 decided to join forces as a musical project.
‘Used To Be’, by 20 year old singer songwriter Daniel Shaw, is one of those instant earworms that’s going to echo through your brain for hours afterwards. Opening up with a very familiar piano refrain – it reminds us of something but we can’t quite put our finger on it – by the time Daniel starts singing we know we’re going to remember this one for a long time.
Is there anything more impressive than listening to a beautiful piece of piano pop? While bands and guitars and electro pop are still popular on the airwaves, it’s still a welcome sound to listen to a big piano anthem on the radio.
The good thing about piano anthems is that you can learn to play them yourself – ideal as a party piece or when you’ve got friends and family to entertain. Take a look at this list of top 10 modern piano songs and start learning how to play them.
A BOI – aka the cleverly named Absolutely Bereft Of Imagination – is the latest project from Austin Texas artist, TaSzlin, better known as one third of the uncompromising social justice warrior trio, BLXPLTN. With A BOI he examins his more meditative side, and his latest track, ‘See Through’, is dreamily electronic, and altogether trippy.