This track drew me in and grabbed my attention instantly. It has a timeless sound, that points you towards it’s influences and references the sound and time that it wants to be representing. The production on the track is great with the instrumentation really supporting the vocals. The space around the vocal is really nice to be a part of when listening to the track. There is something about the vocal that makes it seen like AJ Kapone is sat in the room with you. And all the vibe falls in to place as the track comes to an end and engineer is spoken to through the mic. Its a classic technique to bring the listener in to the studio, but it is done almost like a twist in this track and it works really well.


I’ve listened to what I can find so far of this artist, and I think that if there is the opportunity for him to keep writing and producing, he can be one to watch. His flow and lyrical production is really on point and his hip hop, rap, soul influences are a delight to listen to. The confidence in the delivery is great to listen to and really adds a level of professionalism and determination to come through the music. I really like the vibe.


Check out AJ Kapone on Soundcloud.

This track by Natalie Graham incorporates many aspects that I can’t help but love. The combination of earth shaking bass, pianos, a diverse vocal that can both sing and rap – all wrapped up in some great production and focused song direction. This is the first single off Natalie Graham’s album that will be released in the summer. The production in the vocals is really polished and allows them to show their character on top of a cool beat that supports the vocal focus and delivers more where its needs to.

I think that this track is fresh and honest. It paints a sonic picture of the artist we are listening to and leaves the audience longing for more. Which is perfect because there is more just around the corner.
The End Of The World And To The Left EP is a 6 track collection of tracks from hip hop artist Burnin Giraph. It is a really cool and diverse set of tracks that is quite special to listen to. In terms of being surprised, the track Cheers feat. Loe really takes you to another place within the EP. The whole musical journey from Burnin Giraph is interesting and encapsulating from start to finish and I know that I will be listening to this again.

The vocals and smooth pads in Cheers are really well crafted and sit with just enough of a cushion between the drums and bass ticking over underneath. The production is really good and the mixes are well balanced and inspiring to listen to.