Pop

Review: BLV’s Playful “Sexplanations” Featuring Jay Novus

The cleverly-titled “Sexplanations” immediately strikes listeners with a downtempo, sensual, nostalgic vibe accentuated by its hip-hop-influenced beat and synthesized bass lines.  Belgium’s Jay Novus provides playful, and soulful lyricism that paints familiar pictures of a back-and-forth relationship, with the narrator trying to overcome his ego and communicate his feelings to the one he loves.  I […]

Soulful Translations: An Interview with Indie Vocalist Oriel Poole

LA-based neo-soul vocalist Oriel Poole has a voice that resonates with your soul. Her vocal tone calls to mind greats such as Erykah Badu and Lana Del Rey but her seductive, otherworldly sound is uniquely her own.  Born in the UK and raised in the United States, Oriel first embarked on a promising design career, but during […]

Sigala’s ‘Brighter Days’ Is Hit-Filled Dance-Pop Perfection!

Bruce Fielder, better known to millions around the world as Sigala, exploded onto the music scene back in 2015 with his Jackson 5-sampling mega-hit Easy Love. The song shot straight to the top of the UK charts in its second week of release and generated a video that has now been viewed over 148 million […]

Maribou State Evolve Their Sound in Incredible Sophomore Album

The London-based duo Maribou State have finally released their highly anticipated second studio album ‘Kingdoms in Colour’.      Though some may say it’s been two years too long, the album was most definitely worth the wait. The album comes two years since their acclaimed debut album Portraits.   Throughout Kingdoms in Colour, Maribou State […]

Bob Moses’ New Single Increases Anticipation of Forthcoming Album

Take a journey inward as Bob Moses touches on what it feels like to live inside your head. A fluid beat accompanied by introspective lyrics in Bob Moses’ latest track exhibits a distinctive stylistic approach the music scene has grown to know and love. The duo gets intimate in “Enough To Believe,” and fans are […]