Nothing worth having in life comes easily. That’s probably the reason that Latest // Greatest No.16 was so difficult to pull together and yet so rewarding now that it’s finished.
After a long search with plenty of mis-direction, I’m finally in a great place with this edition…
Continue reading “No.16 – Moses Sumney”
I’ve been pulling together a bunch of tracks for the 16th edition of Latest // Greatest, but I’m yet to feel the love. That said, Sylvan Esso – a group who’ve been growing their fanbase steadily for a while now – just gained a new follower…
Continue reading “16 And The Troubled Tween”
It took a while, but here it is at last; Latest // Greatest 15.
As you know I started listening to Perfume Genius back in May. After a lot of listens I’ve selected a few of the many gems, which now sparkle throughout this chapter of the playlist series. I’m a sucker for a vulnerable falsetto and this hits the spot. What else is on No.15? Read on…
Continue reading “No.15 – SZA”
Yep, I’m Addicted to this.
SZA keeps teasing me with new music. A couple of months ago she dropped “Drew Barrymore”, an infinitely catchy pop alt-R&B track that’s somehow rivalled by the second of her LP teasers, “Love Galore”, which I post here for your sonic and visual pleasure.
Continue reading “Love Galore”
The music press recently published an article regarding new music from lo-fi pop kid Shamir Bailey.
The music is yet to hit Spotify due to it being a self-published project by Shamir and only available via SoundCloud. But it got me reminiscing about some of my favourite moments from his musical past…
Continue reading “Shamir”
Four albums and yet I’ve never (knowingly) heard a peep from Perfume Genius, but that’s just changed thanks to a glowing Pitchfork review.
And after a scramble about on YouTube and a view of the latest upload, I realise I could be a fan. Perhaps this is how I start Latest // Greatest No.15? It’s certainly how I start a new obsession.
It all comes together in the end. With a bit of massaging, a spot of editing and a little revision to add in some previously expelled tracks, I’m happy to bring Latest // Greatest No.14 to the world.
I described a lot of the early process in an earlier post here but the past is over so let’s look at the new facts…
Continue reading “No.14 – Gorillaz”