João Rodrigues: A Parting Gift from an Exiled Musician

Some last wise words have been left by João Rodrigues, from Portugal to the world: “If you have something interesting to say, an interesting perspective on the world, it is crucial you write songs. If I die, show those three songs— “Identidade,” “Tiro no Escuro,” and “Se Nunca Mais Nos Virmos” – and I won’t feel embarrassed.”

Reviewing Big Drink’s It Was Supposed To Be So Easy

Do you feel like joining Big Drink for a pint before banging the boredom out of your monotonous lives? It Was Supposed To Be So Easy can be your launching pad. Make sure to listen to every track as something new, and not like a string of the sameness you have had before.

Nelson Moreira: A Young Musician Writes His Metal Manifesto

One has its own definition of time, and for Nelson Moreira, making his way in music at the age of nineteen is rather late to start.

Moonraker’s The Forest: A Spiritual Journey Through the Valley of the Mind

Make sure to give Moonraker a go and let yourself be driven through a train of thought that is theirs and yours as well.

Slow Crush’s Hush: Reinventing The Dreamscape

Let Slow Crush lead your dreams through a highway of a beautifully built progression of sounds. With Hush as their single – an excellent choice for a single, indeed – they make their way to the spotlight in the genre.

Reflections on People of the Black Circle’s Deeply Compelling Debut Album

They call themselves People of the Black Circle, a doom metal band, but what are labels, anyway? Making use of themes and poems of Clark Ashton Smith, Howard Phillips, Lovecraft, and Ervin Howard, People of the Black Circle creates the perfect soundtrack to the themes these poets write on.

A Burgeoning MC Finds Himself at the Forefront of France’s Bustling Underground Hip-Hop Scene

A French artist, CODE Le Rappeur began his musical quest writing lyrics at thirteen years old, after becoming awash in a wave of hip-hop music through the Grand Theft Auto Soundtrack, and listening to his brother’s computer’s speakers bombing mixtapes.

Progress & Propulsion: Phreneticis and the New Age of Death Metal

“It’s not that we feel like labeling
our music, but we had to, so as to make other people understand what kind of thing we do when they ask us.”

Cole Davis & The Propulsion Of Upright Jazz Bass Into The Modern Jazz Era

Born in New York City, into a family of musicians, Cole Davis dedicated himself to the upright bass at the age of fourteen. What’s so special about this old Jazz soul? Keep on reading and you’ll find out.

Past, Present & Future: Delving Into The Passion & Inventiveness Of Rui Luís

Going a bit through his creative process, Rui shared with us his method-less methodology, in which he feels that his creations are only congested existing compositions, which need only a channel to be transposed and externalized.

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