2022 REVIEWS: DANI KIYOKO – KROW* / DARK MATTERS

Dani Kiyoko’s “Krow*” is a testament to the artist’s indecipherable choices, a swarming 19 tracks of creative stamina. Follow-up record “Dark Matters” refocuses this massive energy. They’re essential listens for those interested in the underground’s frayed frontiers.  Dani Kiyoko lives and works in pluralities. As their Twitter bio states, they are “music producer/artist/creative director/model”. Kiyoko’s … Continue reading 2022 REVIEWS: DANI KIYOKO – KROW* / DARK MATTERS

2022 REVIEWS: NAKED FLAMES – MIRACLE IN TRANSIT

On “Miracle in Transit”, Naked Flames pendulates between 90s influences and the skittish nostalgia of 2022. The ensuing 50 minutes of euphoric dance music is limber, vibrant, and imaginative. Ever since dance music collective Eldia hit the scene a couple of years ago, there’s been a light obsession with the textures and colourful culture of … Continue reading 2022 REVIEWS: NAKED FLAMES – MIRACLE IN TRANSIT

2022 SINGLE REVIEWS: XELLFROMHELL x LATOBBY – COME OVER

Xellfromhell of the collective 6ixtyworld, with fellow member Latobby, shows off his musical prowess with this catchy single released only ten days after his last full-length. Xellfromhell has had an incredibly prolific year, dropping singles and projects alike and collaborating with a wide array of his peers, particularly his fellow 6ixtyworld crew. From more aggressive … Continue reading 2022 SINGLE REVIEWS: XELLFROMHELL x LATOBBY – COME OVER

2020 REVIEWS: ROME MALLORY – INTO THE LIGHT

Rome Mallory might be the hungriest-sounding rapper that I’ve heard in ages. Within this album’s first two minutes, the Charlotte resident preaches about freedom from materialistic restraints, the purpose of the soul without the physical form, and generally attaining a knowledge of self. ‘Light Shines Thru You’ is incredibly powerful stuff, recapping the artist’s journey … Continue reading 2020 REVIEWS: ROME MALLORY – INTO THE LIGHT