And this intensity pervades throughout, as across the eight tracks, Woods explores fluctuating experiences of selfhood and becoming expressed with unbridled ferocity.
Whilst Workaround captures the hypnotism of sultry, dusky nights in the club, drawing on the spaciousness of dub and experimental electronica, it's also an incredibly intimate record, deserving of attentive solitary listening.
"Every moment in time gets the monster it deserves. It’s always some sort of representation of some anxiety within a culture."
“I think for someone who feels different, or is treated differently, being able to feel ordinary is a place of calm”.
Emitting an emotive warmth and vitality, Next To The Sun – the debut record from Chicago based artist, KAINA – is imbued with a glistening, rich humanity.
"I’d been thinking a lot about the question of what will I add to that conversation…"
"I was repeatedly impressed by the consideration and dedication to the event." Kezia Cochrane reviews Tallin Music Week.
Lyrically, Beware of the Dogs bears Donnelly’s particular, wry demeanour as she astutely balances sharp wit alongside stark vulnerability, purveyed via her soaring vocals.
"My mom raised me to deeply respect Whitney Houston as the most important diva..."
A record of hypnotising eclecticism, Scholars is a striking testament to the duo's sublime talent.
The Bristol-based musician and producer crafts songs imbued with emotive poignancy purveyed through his pensive and insightful lyricism.
"...listening to classical music was like a whole new world of language and expression and feeling and, to me, that actually seems really punk."
Across the six tracks, CHAI embrace self-love and acceptance, reject beauty norms, tackle the world of modern dating and alight on the 'Hello Kitty cult' with their playful and defiant vitality.
Amber Mark’s blossoming and textured sonic tapestries know no bounds; her EP exists distinctly in a world of it’s own making.