Introducing: Miraa May

#Hot girl summer may be over, but Miraa May is one artist who will have you channelling the sass all through September. The self-titled ‘Tottenham songbird’ is a brazen and brilliant new talent – the musical equivalent of that friend who is always on hand with no-nonsense advice and a dirty laugh. Miraa first burst onto the scene in 2016 with her EP ‘N15’.  A … Continue reading Introducing: Miraa May

Album review: ‘Toast to our Differences’ by Rudimental

    Three albums deep and Rudimental are just as electric and diverse as ever.  ‘Toast to our Differences’ is their most political record yet, drawing upon our polarized times.  “Hey, I wanna live in a leaderless world” is the album’s opening line, sung by new-comer Shungudzo, while Kojey Radical challenges the government’s action on Grenfell and youth crime on ‘No Pain’.  Reggae obviously has … Continue reading Album review: ‘Toast to our Differences’ by Rudimental

Album review: ‘Saturn’ by Nao

If I could have one superpower, I think it would be to sing like Nao.  Give the opening track of her new album, ‘Saturn’, a listen and you’ll understand why.  Within the first seconds of ‘Another Lifetime’, the East London musician manages to combine tender longing and angelic breathiness in one fell swoop, before crescendo-ing to a belting chorus of nimble vocal runs and heart-felt … Continue reading Album review: ‘Saturn’ by Nao

Introducing: Shakka

In need of a new artist to get excited about?  Look no further than singer, songwriter and producer extraordinaire, Shakka. You may well recognize Shakka’s smooth vocals from various collabs over the years with Grime heavy-players Wretch 32, Giggs and Ghetts.  Not to mention his latest hit single with AlunaGeorge, the infectious ‘Man Down’. He’s been a key player in the London scene for a … Continue reading Introducing: Shakka