Interviews

17Sep

Meet Michael Kirby, the Most Tender Singer In East Harlem

Michael Kirby personifies tenderness. The Connecticut-born, East Harlem-based singer lightly patters over our heartstrings with sprigs of blues for good measure. His 2018 album, Spying on Heaven, is a quiet triumph of rhythm and soul. Selections range from simmering love songs to honest …

16Sep

Meet Life, the Storydriven West London Rapper

Life exists at the intersection of classic hip-hop haze and poetry. The West Londoner’s music is story-driven and has the grain of old film. The rasp in his voice (“Black Noise”) and the overt conviction in his delivery (“Havana” and “Twisted”) make his latest EP, coming September 17, Jones, …

12Sep

Empowering Independence: Witt Lowry Breaks Down His TuneCore Success Story

Witt Lowry has a penchant for honesty. He doesn’t care about being famous. His music errs on the side of message, and his flow reminds us why he once went by “Witty,” before judgment kicked in and he simplified his name to Witt.  Buzzing since his 2013 mixtape Kindest Regards, the Connecticut …