A full week has passed in Lockdown, a full week of Lockdown Mixtape's have been published - What day is it? Who am I? What time is it?...... Welcome to episode seven of The Sound Sniffer's Lockdown Mixtape. Samuel Nicholson / William In September, I scuttled into the city - I hadn't been on a... Continue Reading →
In Conversation With: Felix Dreiser
Felix Dreiser is a music producer based in Cologne, Germany. Early releases suggest he has a bright future ahead of him, none more so than his most recent track ‘Retrograde’. Dreiser’s sound is carefully sculpted and arranged, every note inserted with the greatest duty of care. Soft, ambient textures weave in and out which give... Continue Reading →
The Sound Sniffer’s Lockdown Mixtape |#001
After an extended break away from the blogging side of things, The Sound Sniffer returns with a list of some of the songs that have stood out over the last couple of months. The submissions inbox raced past ten thousand submissions in September and although I haven't been sharing much recently, plenty of stuff is... Continue Reading →
In Conversation: Wassailer Interview
Evening all, thankfully I'm back behind the keyboard again on 'The Sound Sniffer' after a tough month. September 2020 will always be remembered as 'the tough month'. I'm delighted to sink back into another super interview again and get back on the horse. God I've missed the writing! At the very start of the month,... Continue Reading →
Ever Wanted to Hear A Song Made By A Ford Mustang?
Well........? Respected producer Matthew Dear has just created a bold and experimental piece of music titled New Breed. On the face, it sounds like a normal, electronic pop track - but what you may not have realized is that Dear composed it all using the oscillating sounds of the new Ford Mustang. We are really... Continue Reading →
Brudini Releases Re-Recorded Version of ‘Nightcrawler’
Last year, Erik Brudvik made a bold leap and jumped ship on a career in finance. He decided to leave London and flew across the Atlantic to pursue new beginnings in New York City. Armed with a bag of supplies and a hard-drive filled with his musical snippets, he knocked on the door of Sear... Continue Reading →
The Outlaw Ocean Music Project | A Crossover between Music and Journalism
** (Update 8 December 2021 : I wrote a piece about recent events that have circulated about The Outlaw Ocean Music Project. Read it here.) ** An Introduction to 'The Outlaw Ocean Music Project' A collection of music collaborations stemming from the field recordings gathered by one of the world's leading investigative journalists. Surfacing just... Continue Reading →
Four New UK-Based Artists Worth Hearing!
After my little break from writing reviews, the work behind the scenes hasn't stopped. I've been busy digging ditches in the garden, answering submissions and fixing some important SEO things for the site. Last week, it was a real struggle finding tunes to get behind. The unprecedented lockdown saw the rise of new musicians making... Continue Reading →