Album Review: “Pixelation” – Kiffie

Pixelation by Kiffie Pixelation This track is characteristic of Kiffie’s sound, very electronic, sparse synth sounds…. But there’s one little change, this track is not in 4/4. At least not all the way through. Don’t get too confused, it’s a bit of polyrhythmic play that funnily enough I was discussing with a colleague of mine …

Album Review: “Light Roars” – 1st Base Runner. Words: Sammy Stein

  ‘Light roars’ is the third official release from award-winning Austin, Texas-based experimental indie rock multi-instrumentalist and producer 1st Base Runner ( Tim Hussman). ‘Light roars encompasses Hussman’s edgy, post-punk, gothic atmospherics and expansive post-rock elements, and includes some dark, emotionally poignant lyrical themes. Previous releases’ Seven Years of Silence’ and ‘Ellis’ saw acclaimed reviews, …

Single Review: “Shadow” – Marie Keane

Marie Keane – “Shadow”  WHOAH. The funk is strong with this one.  This is Marie Keane’s lead single from her upcoming album “MNÁ”.  And you know what?  It’s INCENDIO. That’s fire in Portuguese. Why? Well, the Latin percussion with claps that ring takes you from Marie’s native Ireland to the streets of Brazil with the …