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The Curious Case of Takeoff: I went into Culture II thinking I knew the Migos pecking order… I was mistaken

The Curious Case of Takeoff: I went into Culture II thinking I knew the Migos pecking order… I was mistaken

I’ve been a fan of the Migos for a few years now. I won’t profess and say I’m their number one stan, that’s been riding with them since their YRN mixtape days, but I think I’m well versed enough to be considered a fan and […]

Yung Bans

Yung Bans

File next to: Playboi Carti Best work so far: Lonely, Out, Eye 2 Eye Yung Bans is next up on the ‘Soundcloud Generation’ conveyor belt, having built his fan base steadily in the last 2-3 years, he’s been aided by collaborations with XXXTENTACION, Ski Mask […]

Marco Mckinnis

Marco Mckinnis

File next to: Brent Faiyaz and Ginuwine Best work so far: Holdin’ Me Down and Beautiful Demo Marco McKinnis is certainly one to watch. With a SoundCloud page already home to a collection of slow-moving, lo-fi R&B demos we have been treated to a small preview of […]

Jon Vinyl

Jon Vinyl

It’s too early to say that Jon Vinyl (seemingly stylised as JON VINYL) is ‘next up’ but from his first two releases ‘NOSTALGIA’ and ‘LIFE’, he possess an abundance of talent. The Toronto native is mysterious and enchanting and on ‘NOSTALGIA’ flips future R&B on […]

Why Sonder Son is the Throwback Album We All Need

Why Sonder Son is the Throwback Album We All Need

I’m a 90s baby through and through. Born in the 90s, have some of my fondest memories in the 90s and appreciate most things musical (and otherwise) from that decade. I often find myself listening to some of my favourite artists from the 90s and […]

Syd – Always Never Home [EP Review]

Syd – Always Never Home [EP Review]

LAFV favourite Syd the Kid is back with some more quality music for 2017 with her latest offering Always Never Home. At first glance on Apple Music the project appears to just be a single sharing the name of the title of the aforementioned but […]

Yellow Days

Yellow Days

File next to: King Krule, Tame Impala, Mac DeMarco Best work so far: Little Palace, You Are Nothing That I Can’t Get Over and Your Hand Holding Mine George van den Broek, more popularly known online as Yellow Days, is currently his creating his own […]

Sonder

Sonder

File next to: Spooky Black (Corbin), The Weeknd – The Trilogy and H.E.R Best work so far: Too Much and Sirens Sonder is a group formed up of Dpat, Atu, and R&B singer Brent Faiyaz. The trio released three singles on Soundcloud in swift succession, […]