Jens Lekman : Life Will See You Now

Jens Lekman : Life Will See You Now

Anyone who knows me knows that I love a Swede and a story, so when the two come together in such wonderful unison as they do on Jens Lekman’s fourth album “Life Will See You Now”, I’m in my own personal pop heaven. The songwriting is impressively strong. The lyrics offer up an glorious mix of whimsy, darkness and vulnerability. There is a thread of pessimism that strings the tracks together and yet the stories are delivered in a catchy, upbeat manner with the clever use of disco beats and…

Muna : About U

Muna : About U

My first big album recommendation of the year is Muna’s pretty fantastic ‘About U’. It’s a veritable synth pop feast…but with depth and meaning! This marvellous trio of queer females from LA have produced an album that everyone can relate to. Songs about love, heartbreak, friendship and correcting past wrongs are all presented in a swirl of slick production that is both euphoric and melancholic at the same time. There are many standout tracks on the album. The melodrama of “Crying On The Bathroom Floor” is delicious. “Loudspeaker’ about self-acceptance…

Top 25 Albums of 2016

Top 25 Albums of 2016

Well, 2016 may have been a horrible year in many respects but musically speaking it was actually pretty decent with some cracking albums being released. Here is my pick of the best 25 albums of 2016. These are in no particular order but it I have to give a special shoutout to my top 5 then I think I can safely say that offerings from Shura, The Jezebels, Arthur Beatrice, School of Seven Bells and Montaigne pushed all of my emotional and pleasure buttons in a million good ways. Check…

Free Playlist : That Sounds Like Summer – Uplifting Vocal House Bangers

Free Playlist : That Sounds Like Summer – Uplifting Vocal House Bangers

Featuring tracks and remixes from the likes of Birdy, Imagine Dragons, Pnau, Tiesto feat. John Legend, Duke Dumont and The Knocks amongst others. Best listened to by setting crossfade to 12 secs in the Playback section of the ‘Settings’ menu. Summer has arrived in the Southern Hemisphere. Here’s a free Spotify playlist to accompany your days by the pool or at the beach. Over an hour of uplifting Summery vocal house bangers! Shine on & Enjoy!