Single: Frank Ocean- Lens

It’s still beyond comprehension as to why Frank Ocean continues to mask his electrifying vocals with semblances of auto-tune. His new single(s) Lens (he’s got two versions) debuted last month on Ocean’s blonded RADIO show for Beats 1, leaning more towards the Blonde end of the Frank Ocean spectrum of sound than his debut Channel Orange….

Up and coming: Haim

Not since the age of bleach blonde perms and high wasted neon leggings have the words ‘that’s so 80s’ been such a compliment. But with the highly questionable fashion trends infiltrating east London in the form of hipsters garb reminiscent of a late eighties music video, it seemed only a matter of time before the…

Up and coming: Cyril Hahn

It seems like Cyril Hahn is popping up everywhere as of late, but the traction he’s gaining should come as no surprise. All you have to do is listen to his electrifying remix of the Destiny’s Child classic ‘Say My Name’ to realize his potential at becoming master-class in the realm of remixes, and with…

Album: The xx- Co-exist

After one continuous play-through (followed by numerous repeats and a few weeks of rumination), it’s safe to say that The xx have characteristically solidified their broody yet unique sound with their newest album, Coexist. With the fear of a commercially driven influence or a drastic change of pace given frontman Jamie Smith’s recent foray into…

Anticipation: The xx – Angels

Having recently had trouble discovering a sound I could easily get lost in, I found myself fervently scrolling through my iTunes in search of a long-lost love already in my repertoire of mood music. That’s when I came across The xx. The album that had so deeply engrossed me (and many others) was once again able to…