J.W.J. – Runnin’

Welcome to the soulful world of Jeremy Jones, A.K.A. J.W.J. An introspective writing style is paired with a gorgeously textured vocal – enabling Jones to reach emotional heights that are out of reach for many emerging artists. His aptitude for conveying his story and connecting with the listener is rare; pushing his already great writing…

Quote Club: The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers

“Haunted is the second track we recorded for this Album, and unlike the other tracks, the instrumentation was recorded in just one live take.  The song also came together in the writing process very quickly too.  The song tries to explore the dark angst we feel when earthly companionship is either absent or fails to…

Launchpad: Roiael

Roiael is a singer-songwriter hailing from Nottingham in the UK. The young folk talent has only released two songs, his debut ‘Blue Outfit’ is a gorgeous piece of folk-pop, characterised by a focus on narrative. This writing style continues in his new record ‘Empty House’ – a bracing journey through the upstart’s poetic mind. Follow:…

Sara Diamond – Unsure

Sara Diamond has a voice. A big, emotionally charged voice. A voice that demands the listener’s attention and holds it firm through the duration of her new single ‘Unsure’. Introspective and fun in equal measure, the new record is the output of an artist at full confidence. Diamond explains that “Unsure” is “all about all about…

Quote Club: Desert Moons

“This track was originally an idea of Simon’s conceived in our home studio. We sent it back and forth to each other over a period of a week, until it became what you hear today. We had a lot of fun with this song. We tend to always produce our favourite works when we’re evenly…

Van Boom – Neoprene

“I had started production around late 2015. The main concept about Neoprene was to make the listeners get really confused in a way of making them feel very isolated, and that was my current goal before releasing the track.” Follow Van Boom: Instagram Twitter

Quote Club: Fabian Secon

“5ive and I met online around January 2016”, Fabian explains. “Having a mutual appreciation for each other’s talent, we started working instantly. The vibe was very natural, and we spent a few months experimenting. Our aim for Until We Meet Again was to fuse alternative R&B, pop rock and trap elements to create a fresh, progressive body of…

FIVE: Au Dre

New playlist feature alert! **KLAXON** Every week we’ll ask an artist to provide four of their favourite tracks at the moment, and we’ll add in their newest release to head the playlist. The first instalment is from Australian alt-poppers Au Dre. The Melbourne based duo recently released ‘Gravity’ which is picking up a lot of heat,…

Launchpad: Madeleine Rosenthal

Fire debut alert! I love being introduced to an artist with seemingly boundless potential. Madeleine Rosenthal’s indie tinged electronic pop has a very high ceiling; beautiful melodies and a gorgeous vocal tone characterises her debut single ‘No One’s Gonna Save You’. “No One’s Gonna Save You is a song about not relying on others to…

Meghann Clancy – In Time

“‘In Time’ is a nostalgic reminiscence of the innocence and joy of young love, and how this can change when problems and difficulties arise. I drew inspiration for this song from the North sea, and we filmed the video at a beautiful beach in Northumberland. It is the first of 3 tracks I’m releasing, under…

Launchpad: Uma

Uma is a beguiling songwriter plying her trade out of Los Angeles. Her charismatic vocal appeal reminds me of Banks and TALA, drawing you in with subtle inflections. Her new single ‘Golden’ is a gorgeous piece of alt-R&B; well written melodies glide on a dynamic tide, with a stark beat providing rhythmic interest. “Golden is…

Djiil – Sick N’ Tired

And old school hip-hop beat lays the foundation on Parisian producer Djiil’s new single Sick N’ Tired. The beat is accompanied by a guitar that phases in and out of soulful licks, peppered around Mickey Shiloh’s sumptuous vocal. Follow Djiil: Facebook