Single Review: “Know Me” – Days Of Rome

The thing I like about this song is its quirkiness, the intro makes you think it’s a soulful slow jam, but when the beat drops, it’s anything but. What do I mean?  Well at around 0:10 a trumpet comes in, and then we get treated to a scratch, straight into the drums, bass, and guitar …

Single Review: “New Life” – The Happy Somethings

Check Out “New Life” here on The Happy Somethings Bandcamp My favourite wibbly wobbly timey wimey pop trio are back…. And as always they bring the goods and they bring it well! The melody is very much in keeping with their retro sound, but they add some interesting twists from the future too. “Welcome to …

Single Review: “Mirrors” – Tony Goff and The Broken Colours

Horns. Jangly guitars. Sweet harmonies. Strong punchy vocals. I mean… What’s not to like???? This song is a summer tune, with an upbeat outlook and that’s what attracted me to the song, singing about being ready to love again, with a strong confidence that Tony sings from his belly, it’s like you’re coming out of …

Review: “Groovy Avocado Disco” – Unfortunately Steven. Words: Sammy Stein

Unfortunately Steven Groovy Avocado Disco From depths of despair and almost complete mental breakdown, Steven Ramirez (Unfortunately Steven) gives inspiration in his music and story. Quirky and distinctive, Ramirez’s music is inspiring, but equally inspiring is his head-on challenge to mental illness. Read about his bravery, share his inspiration and then hear the challenge and …

Single Review: “Forgive Yourself” – Caitlyn Scarlett, Her Ensemble

Caitlyn Scarlett – Forgive Yourself  This is a track Kwame Kwaten sent to me, and….  Wow. So, where do I start? It’s piano led, strings, and Caitlyn’s vocals just really give me goosebumps.  I like goosebumps. This is beautiful, it just reminds me that the ability to write an emotional song is never going away.  …