I recently received a submission from an LA based Hip Hop Outfit Substance Abuse . I’m not the biggest Hip Hop fan, but this really fits into a niche that I’m a fan of. Clearly bringing inspiration from A Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul, the duo combine jazz-inspired beats with quality lyrics. This […]
This day marks 40 years since Joy Division released Unknown Pleasures. Even if you haven’t heard it, you’ll recognise the cover that’s used on posters, T-shirts and even for mapping America. The cover, if you didn’t know, was made from the data from a pulsar. But enough about the cover. Let’s go inside. Joy Division […]
The beautiful new album of Scotsman Joseph Stevenson was released on May 11th, but I only found out about it this week. He combines jazz, djent and electronic influences to produce an amazing 50 minutes of music you MUST listen to. Whether you’ve listened to his previous work (which I also suggest checking out) or […]
Hi! I’m redswan and this is my blog. As well as writing music, I’ll also try to update this blog at least once a week with thoughts, recommendations and anything else I feel like.