Possessing a powerfully deep, delightfully pure singing voice, London’s Kwabs catches listeners’ attention once more with his latest release, “Wrong Or Right.” Poetic lyricism and intricate, electronic-influenced production give “Wrong Or Right” a melodramatic ambience, bringing this song to life in the minds of the audience. Look for this track to be featured on a 4-track EP of the same name, due out on February 3rd. Stream “Wrong Or Right” below. Props to NotQuiteDisco.
New Orleans falsetto connoisseur Luke James impresses once more, with some imaginative, otherworldly visuals for his soothing single, “Strawberry Vapors.” Originally featured on his Whispers In The Dark project, this dreamy cut’s organic sounds are complemented by slow-motion, memorable visuals that feature iconic shots combining naturalism with fantasy. Watch the video after the break.
Subtle instrumentation yields to the vocal prowess of Bianca Raquel in her latest video, “Dear Summer, Our Season Is Over.” The video is largely based in black and white special effects, focusing on the facial expressions and body language of Raquel, allowing us to visualize the emotions she sings of. Paying homage to Jay-Z’s “Dear . . .
Smadar Rubin doesn’t just sing on “Still.” She turns her voice into a powerful instrument, conveying heartfelt emotion through all of her intricate, beautiful runs and riffs. The Philadelphia resident flows gracefully over mellow Hendo production. Stream “Still” below. If you like what you hear, dive into her SoundCloud.
Stream Phlow’s “Pre Flux Freestyles” Nigerian artist, Phlowetry, drops a Hip-Hop medley over some classic instrumentals. Starting off with “Hennessy,” she shows her true amazonian nature over the classic “Don’t Look Any Further” backdrop, she then switches to a laid back flow on a smoothed out version of Mobb Deep‘s “Shook Ones” before wrapping it up . . .
It’s cold on the East Coast right now, but JR Jarris‘s latest groove makes me feel like I’m enjoying a relaxing August afternoon sitting poolside with a mixed drink in my hand. Jazzy instrumentation and mellow electronic melodies make this record an enticing, funky groove that’s hard not to appreciate. Stream “Saturday” below.