Album Review: Ryan Beatty – Dreaming of David

In the 21st century, an elusive musician is a thing of rarity. Being constantly bombarded with tweets, Instagram live or talk show appearances, all seems part of the package. Ryan Beatty is an artist who breaks from this expectation, turning away from the ‘artificial’ limelight and rather maintaining a discreet, fascinating obscurity. Racking up collaborations …

Track Review: Jamie Isaac – ‘Next to Me’

I’m not counting… but it’s been 602 days since (4:30) Idler and 1,295 days since Couch Baby. On the verge of giving up hope, today, Jamie Isaac (born Tom Cully) has finally re-emerged with ‘Next to Me’, a collaboration with the American glitch-hop producer Nosaj Thing. As a teaser for the upcoming EP 3, it’s …

Track Review: Alfie Neale – ‘Stepping Stones’

Congratulations to Alfie Neale on the birth of his newest brain child... it’s a groove!! ‘Stepping Stones’ demonstrates some SERIOUS talent coming out of Brighton. More chune for your headtop, let’s get familiar...  Best small label of 2019, Scruff of the Neck, have had another victory this week as their newest addition proves how chronically …