Through rhythm and surrealism, Adam Wright uses animation to bring music to life, putting poetry in motion. CS’ Ryan Gaur sat down with the accomplished animator to talk style, substance and the spaces in between.
Taken from the prefix meaning “of all things,” Kevin Holliday’s ‘OMNI’ is an all-encompassing multi-genre EP that escapes from the serious. Funk grooves and indie-rock strings underpin a croon that positions Holliday as a romantic with a punk facade.
Sparsely populated with gentle acoustics that wraps even the saddest sentiments in a comforting glow, ‘everything’s going to be alright’ by Hoosh is a melancholy retrospective on the nomadic vocalist and songwriter’s changing conceptualization of home. It’s a tale of aspirations and opportunity costs that ends in a seismic shifting of person.
Àdá Irin and Song of Sage are albums paved by Navy Blue’s ties to spirituality. Ryan Gaur explores how, through glory on one album to despair on the next, Navy’s faith defines his worldview.
Ahmad Anonimis doesn’t flood the market with music, yet he’s become one of the most prolific new independent rappers… How? Connection.
LaLion is the king of consistency. From 0 to 200,000+ monthly Spotify listeners and a climbing 20 million streams all from mixing, mastering and recording he does himself. In the latest from HipHopNumbers’ on The Beauty of Independence — profiling the determination.
In the third installment of his Beauty of Independence series, Ben of HipHopNumbers talks with Malawi emcee C-Scripture about influence, addiction, and chasing dreams on his own terms.
Across countries and continents, SAROS have cultivated an exciting musical movement whose core philosophy is the exploration of emotion and the appreciation of life. We got all eight members in a Zoom call to discuss the past, present and future of SAROS
In the second installment of his Beauty of Independence series, Ben of HipHopNumbers talks to talented poet-turned-emcee Dell Nellson about poems, process and philosophy.
In the first instalment of his ‘Beauty of Independence series, HipHopNumbers’ Ben Carter talks to vibrant independent voice Cal Scruby about his music, his process, and his ‘itis.