Album Review: Swimming

It has been well over a year since Mac Miller left this world. He created over five studio albums (a sixth released posthumously) and thirteen mixtapes, a well-established and highly respected rapper. His musical growth is irrefutable, as both a producer and an artist. His later albums incorporated singing just as much as rapping; drawing…

Album Review: Geography

Newcomer Tom Misch blends jazz, hip hop and electronica on Geography, which he made in his bedroom. Gorgeous, funky instrumentals reign throughout, occasionally accompanied by smooth vocals. ‘Lost in Paris’ and ‘Movie’ are the clear gems on this record, though ‘You’re On My Mind’ is also lovely. ‘Lost in Paris’ is warm and glowing, a…

Album Review: Shape The Future

A stellar trip-hop record, this boasts simultaneously catchy and mellow songs as it blends funk, dub and electronica. Throughout, Nightmares on Wax melds an orchestral vibe with a jazzy feel. This is perhaps less consistent than his previous albums but only because it holds more stand out tracks. ‘Typical’ is the clear winner though, NoW…