2020 SINGLE REVIEWS: ITCHY & WTRFLLS – WTR UNDER THE BRIDGE

The second collaboration between Northern English rapper Itchy and Scottish vocalist wtrflls, ‘Wtr Under the Bridge’, is an earthy yet ethereal banger that highlights each artist’s strengths. Instrumentally, this song is beautiful. Typical of Itchy’s floaty, cloudy production, it creates a pleasant bounce that continues for almost three minutes and is subsequently exploited masterfully by … Continue reading 2020 SINGLE REVIEWS: ITCHY & WTRFLLS – WTR UNDER THE BRIDGE

2020 SINGLE REVIEWS: KEVINHILFIGER – CHERRIES

kevinhilfiger makes his demands clear on the emphatic “cherries”. “You are under GoonnCity mind control, and you love it” recites a robotic voice at the top of kevinhilfiger’s recent single, a parcel of chaos entitled “cherries”. This soundbite is a literal reflection of “cherries” purpose – capture the audience by any means necessary. The song’s … Continue reading 2020 SINGLE REVIEWS: KEVINHILFIGER – CHERRIES

2020 SINGLE REVIEWS: YXNG E & FXLLEN – LET YOU DOWN

A slow-burning pop-trap tune, ‘Let You Down’ is the latest collaboration between Dreamstar members Yxng E and FXLLEN. Having recently explored the realms of dancehall in his music, Yxng E has offered up something closer to the style found on his first project The Takeover with his latest cut. FXLLEN’s performance on the track comes … Continue reading 2020 SINGLE REVIEWS: YXNG E & FXLLEN – LET YOU DOWN

2020 SINGLE REVIEWS: MIN.A – TAPE IT BACK TOGETHER

min.a’s latest single is an exercise in reflexive fabrication. “Tape It Back Together” is a sudden change of course for comprehensive musician min.a. Her recent EP, “Hi-Fi“, carries with it an air of refinement, a deliberate sequence of pop deconstructions evoking themes of freedom, identity, and introspection. Her work is deeply expressionist, treating music and … Continue reading 2020 SINGLE REVIEWS: MIN.A – TAPE IT BACK TOGETHER