2021 ARTIST INSIGHT: NACHI

One of the scene’s greatest songwriters, vocalists and producers, Nachi aka Nachito really does it all. Their output in 2021 has been nothing short of fantastic, comprising two full length projects and a handful of quality singles. I chose Nachi for my latest artist insight because I feel that their music deserves comprehensive analysis from … Continue reading 2021 ARTIST INSIGHT: NACHI

THE OVERDUE REVIEW: VOL. 3

This issue of The Overdue Review collects works that went around our radar – a diversity of sounds in need of much-owed appreciation, and select sounds from the past heard under new light. Better late than never! cat mother – コンピューターからの音 vol. 2 5/3/21 Soundcloud A while ago we named osquinn “Artist of the Year” … Continue reading THE OVERDUE REVIEW: VOL. 3

2021 ARTIST INSIGHT: MOTHGIRL

A passionate voice currently whipping up a genre-bending maelstrom in the underground, Mothgirl’s fiercely unapologetic sound spurs intense emotion. A naturally gifted artist with an incredible singing voice, Moth razes soundscapes with each and every song that they drop. The focal point of this artist insight is going to be Moth’s voice, which is nothing … Continue reading 2021 ARTIST INSIGHT: MOTHGIRL

2021 SINGLE REVIEWS: AMIR BILAL – RAPS 4 GOOD HEALTH

Amir Bilal delivers two minutes of nimble wordplay, a reminder of the power of rap for rap’s sake. Anyone with a laptop can create an entire universe around their projects. Free software is abundant and intuitive, meaning new creatives previously relegated to cassette demos or selling CDs in concert queues (both of which will probably … Continue reading 2021 SINGLE REVIEWS: AMIR BILAL – RAPS 4 GOOD HEALTH

2021 REVIEWS: ROME MALLORY – THERE’Z ONLY A FEW OF UZ LEFT

Rome Mallory returns triumphantly on There’z Only a Few of Uz Left, an all too brief EP that highlights the rapper’s immense talent on the mic as well as his elite production choices. The opening lyrics to TOAFOUL speak volumes: ‘Shawty wylin’, said I’m thirty plus rhyming. How you be denying saying music that’s inspiring?’ … Continue reading 2021 REVIEWS: ROME MALLORY – THERE’Z ONLY A FEW OF UZ LEFT

2021 SINGLE REVIEWS: CHLOE HOTLINE – FANTASY (UPTOWN)

Chloe Hotline’s new song turns the photogenic stillness of summer into an ambiguous dream. Chloe Hotline is having an interesting year. Her music over the last few months has arrived bristling with power yet slightly muted by an ever-cautious tone of voice, a voice that drags forward an emotional response by precariously balancing confidence and … Continue reading 2021 SINGLE REVIEWS: CHLOE HOTLINE – FANTASY (UPTOWN)