NEW SINGLE: STONE – SOUTHBOUND

A deranged, Nephew-produced stagger through unadulterated hedonism, ‘SOUTHBOUND’ is undoubtedly one of SToNE’s finest hours to date. The song is murky and demented, but the rapper’s vocals are clearer than they have been in the past. There’s a greater focus on building songs not only with more distinct hooks and verses but also semi-narrative lyricism. … Continue reading NEW SINGLE: STONE – SOUTHBOUND

2K19 REVIEWED: LITTLE KNIFE – SONGS OF SILENCE

ARTIST: LITTLE KNIFE SOUNDCLOUD TWITTER PRODUCER: FORTY NINE MISTAKES SOUNDCLOUD TWITTER Broward rapper Little Knife makes music as subtle and deadly as his namesake, and with his latest project SONGS OF SILENCE he’s tapped into a previously unseen well of emotional creativity. Taking cues from genre staples like XXXTentacion, the intro sounds like two battle-hardened … Continue reading 2K19 REVIEWED: LITTLE KNIFE – SONGS OF SILENCE

UNDER THE RADAR: PEDIA

ARTIST: PEDIA SOUNDCLOUD TWITTER Pedia has a knack for writing quality sing-alongs, that much is obvious. ‘Fall 4 U’ builds off minimal acoustic guitar plucking and soon evolves into a sorrowful piece of pop-rap, the artist utilising both his excellent skills as a vocalist and restless, driving beatmanship. The rapper is just as skilled at … Continue reading UNDER THE RADAR: PEDIA

UNDER THE RADAR: SXBER BLU

ARTIST: SXBER BLU SOUNDCLOUD TWITTER A weird cyber-indie dirge, ‘Wake My Body Up’ summarises Sxber Blu as an artist pretty well. Tasteful vocal effects are layered on thick, the jangly beat careening gently in the background. Sxber Blu’s primary vocal approach seems to mainly comprise dramatic emo delivery, but the many ways in which this … Continue reading UNDER THE RADAR: SXBER BLU