Tunnel Traffic shares Second Single, ‘Skip’

Adam Hachey – akaTUNNEL TRAFFIC once again calls upon long-time collaborator and singer Jacky Muñoz for brand new single ‘Skip’.

Still obtaining a nostalgic feel, ‘Skip’ takes a different detour to previous racy effort, ‘Another Story’, and sports low down gritty arrangements (think Nirvana) with Muñoz’s vocals titillatingly weaving throughout two-and-a-half production.

Released yesterday (19th November), ‘Skip’ is the second installment from Tunnel Traffic’s upcoming LP, ‘Age of Convictions, out next month. Have a listen below…

Rée Celine Keeps It On The ‘Downlow’ With Brand New Single

Following the raving reviews and airplay of her debut single, ‘The Way You Love’, on BBC 1Xtra (Nadia Jae, DJ Ace), On Top Fm, Reprezent and Croydon FM, South London born singer/songwriter REÉ CELINE releases her follow up single ‘Down Low’ (#TWYL)

Ignoring the underlying issues of a broke up with a former partner, everyone has been in a situation where they still get down with their ex. The comfort of being intimate with someone who is familiar with you and your body coupled with the secrecy of messing around is exciting. Being on the ‘Down Low’ also prevents unwanted opinions.

Teaming up with Producer RonnyBeats and JAYKEBEATS, ‘Downlow’ possess a contemporary R&B vibe with a kick of 00’s old skool breakdown. Drawing inspiration from Brandy and Sevyn for this song both lyrically and vocally, it is playful, straight forward, demanding and raw – no filter. Co Written with Tendai ‘Down Low’ allows Celine to showcase her vocals and maturity even at the tender age of 19 years old.

Check out ‘Downlow’ below…

Song of the Day: Fall – The Lyonz

Formed in 2013, THE LYONZ are a Canadian music group and art collective largely focused upon hip-hop and electronic work. Consisting of Salvo (Anthony Salvo) and Norrin (Terrell McLeod Richardson), their debut album, ‘Peace Beyond The Pines’, released in 2015, led them to perform various shows in Canada and landing a spot in Montreal’s 2016 international Jazz Festival. Their musical style landscapes atmospheric dynamics, conveyed through heavily processed synthetic layers, shifting drum patterns, and the blending in of treated instruments frequently met with melancholic verses. Their unique sound is often unconventional, with arrangements established by high production values, involving extensive digital editing and mixing.

Although primarily a musical group, THe LYONZ also work with other forms of media. They have gained notoriety through their visual artwork including personalized event flyers, short videos, and merchandise. A notable example is their string of weekly flyers promoting their DJ residencies at Montréal venues.

So if you haven’t of these guys, let me introduce you to their mesmerizing latest single, ‘Fall’. Check out the video below…

 

Teenage Rap Talent Brodie Unveils New Single, ‘Diamonds’

Hotly tipped BRODIE returns, closing the year with his latest single, ‘Diamonds’, which is taken from his forthcoming debut EP set to be released in the New Year.

The captivating bass-heavy rap track sees the North Londoner in braggadocios mode, as he waxes lyrically about the life and times of a rising rap stalwart, who is intent on taking his talents to the very top of the UK rap music landscape.

Speaking about the inspiration behind ‘Diamonds’, Brodie says, “My inspiration for writing ‘Diamonds’ was my desire to be a star in UK rap. I was seeing people blow up around that time and it just fuelled me to write ‘Diamonds’, as it made me feel like I can do it too. You can hear the hunger and passion in the track and I think that’s what makes it powerful. Being a rap artist is all I’ve ever wanted, and I was almost speaking all the things I wanted into existence”.

Already garnering early support from tastemakers such as GRM Daily, Link Up TV, and SBTV, t Brodie is fast proving to be one to watch for 2020. With his infectious flow, lyrical prowess, melodic raps, and singing abilities, which he barely scratched the surface of, on previous singles like ‘Rain On Em’ and ‘Rest & Pray’, this 17-year-old is definitely setting himself apart from the rest of the pack, in a pretty big way….

Check him out below…

The Nation GVNG drops single ‘Ahmed Johnson’, The First Release Off Upcoming Album

Following the releases of mixtapes, ‘Nation of Domination’ and ‘Dangerous Alliance’, Philly emcees Scorsese Lorde Jones, BIGSPITGAME, PR The Great, and Black – aka THE GVNG –  has returned after a hiatus with their first new track, ‘Ahmed Johnson’, coming from their first official album tentatively titled ‘GVNG.’

‘Ahmed Johnson’ features Scorsese, PR the Great, and Black getting busy over a downtempo/wavy Da Ghawd production. GVNG member Scorsese, along with Jason Griff, was previously featured on the blog with collaborative album, ‘Dream Team: A Stokely Hathaway Joint’, once named Album of the Week by the blog….check it out sometime.

But for now, have a dig at ‘Ahmed Johnson’, released on Tuesday (12th November)