New Music Video: An Ordinary Life – Grace Lightman

Describing her sound as one part Abba and two parts Twin Peaks, GRACE LIGHTMAN unveiled a rather earthy video for latest single, ‘An Ordinary Life’.

Speaking of her alt-soul offering, Grace says: “An Ordinary Life is a love song to the human race, from the perspective of the Silver Eater. It’s bittersweet as it comes from a place of awareness that she will never be able to have the ordinary life she wants, almost like an unrequited love.

This is one of the more personal songs on the record, capturing the alienation in a wistful way that I hope people can relate to. In our moments of vulnerability we do just wish we could fit in, even if we know we shouldn’t try to”

Signed to London based indie label, Handsome Dad Records (home to the likes of Inc. No World, Babeheaven etc), Grace has received support from 6Music and Radio One with previous single, ‘Zero Impact’.

Check out the video for ‘An Ordinary Life’ below:

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New Music Video: Pretty Necklace – Laraw

After losing her job, LARAW decided to join the family business – her dad’s garage.

Never the one to pass up on an opportunity, Canadian alt-R&B singer drops the official music video for her brand new single entitled, ‘Pearl Necklace’, also doubles up as a makeshift commercial for her dad’s business.

The three-and-a-half-minute production features the songbird in customised outfits, designed by up and coming designer @ray.anh.tuan. However beyond the quirky attire, the songbird has a very important message in the R&B/trap banger: the people you love will always matter more than money.

LARAW is set to release her debut EP later in the year. For now, check out the visual for ‘Pearl Necklace’ below:

New Track: A Ways Away – Jonny Dee

As he gears up for the release of his album, ‘The Human Experience’, JONNY DEE slips his first installment, packaged in the one-of-the-kind track entitled ‘A Ways Away’.

the San Diego rapper’s otherworldly delivery cruises along with unique brand of psychedelic hip-hop, complimented by the running pace of the piano keys, which gives the entire arrangement a refreshing bluesy/De La Soul-esque feel.

For those who love hip-hop on another level, check out ‘A Ways Away’…and if you’re feeling this track, be sure to look out for this forthcoming album, set for release 12th May.

New Release: Free – Torii Wolf (ft. Macklemore & DJ Premier )


TORII WOLF has emerged onto the music scene as if she was shot out of a cannon. The singer/songwriter from Wantagh, New York who traded coasts-bouncing around West Coast cities and in doing so enhanced herself artistically; shunning categories, genres, confinement and convention.

Thanks to her sultry voice, range and musicality, Torii has enjoyed a precipitous rise. With an iconic producer who has a habit of producing and contributing to classic projects manning the boards, TORII WOLF & DJ Premier’s forthcoming collaborative union bum-rushes the walls of genres, age and expectations to let the world know a Flow Riiot is upon us.

Flow Riiot’s anthemic lead-single ‘Free’ tackles the battle we face every day to be our authentic selves and a reminder that our freedom comes from within and how we hold the key to how “Free” we really are. “Free” features Macklemore, who makes the lone guest appearance on Flow Riiot and the single was exclusively premiered by Complex.

The tracks topic matter holds very special meaning to Torii, as she expressed to Complex. ‘Free’ is a special tune. It’s very relatable. True freedom comes from within; it’s the battle we face each day with our own identity. Having the confidence to be comfortable in our skin and with who we are; and being our true authentic selves.”

TORII WOLF’s debut solo-album, ‘Flow Riiot’, will be released on 29th September via DJ Premier’s TTT (To The Top) imprint. For now, listen to the first installment of the upcoming album, ‘Free’.

New Track: The Gulf – Daniel Alexander

Multidisciplinary South-London artist DANIEL ALEXANDER unveiled his powerful new track ‘The Gulf’, on Monday via up and coming visionary French label Maison Ainsi.

The former member of a well-known band – signed to a credible UK independent label, who went on to release three albums and tour the world – DANIEL ALEXANDER’s current sound was developed from isolation and refusal. An internal refraction of collective dissonance, his solo journey saw his first effort, ‘Trains’ released on French producer and DJ Yuksek’s label Partyfine compilation ‘Partyfine – Vol.2’. Whilst his first standalone single, the double A-side ‘the moments u had but were never at’, was premiered on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show and released on Acid Air Recordings, while ‘Chinooks’ was included on Killing Moon compilation ‘New Moons Vol. VI’. His recently released single ‘DOUBLEGLAZEDGAZEDOWN’, defined by Clash as “fascinating” was released on up and coming visionary French label Maison Ainsi on 23rd June.

With his live solo credentials already including a performance at Winter Camp Festival, DANIEL ALEXANDER’s interest in live visuals will lead to a series of solo performances where imagery and lyrics shift tectonically. Perfecting his craft with each new release, it is Daniel’s ability to consistently create emotionally charged, revelatory music that makes him a standout talent for 2017.