Coracle // Naoshima Island

Coracle is the solo electronic project of Leeds born, Tokyo based, pianist Jonathan Doherty. He has been around the block within the music world since 2014, in this time, he has received numerous plaudits from respected outlets such as BBC Introducing and BBC Radio. His latest single Naoshima Island has just surfaced to the public... Continue Reading →

Drea Pizziconi – Let Us Dance

A little bit of funk here from Drea Pizziconi and band. Her latest single 'Let us Dance' was premiered at the Campaign for Female Education 25 Gala honoring singer-songwriter Annie Lennox. The non-profit organization supports and invests in girls and women in the most impoverished areas in Sub-Saharan Africa. Pizziconi has kindly donated all 2019... Continue Reading →

FRESH FIND: Maguire – Préludes EP

Are they curating a soundtrack for the next Bond movie yet? If so, music from this EP has to be in the running for a spin. 'Strangers' is the first song I heard from this classically trained singer from North London and I have to say, It is the absolute nuts. It is the opening... Continue Reading →

Sister Ivy – Dark Magic

I put this one on the back burner last night and had a re-listen this evening, yes, I was right, it is quite the mellow tune indeed. Sister Ivy is a Jazz Soul outfit from North Carolina with a nice and chilled out vibe going on, which gets my support. The languid style of lead... Continue Reading →

Ishmael Ensemble – Lapwing

Rarely you come across an instrumental piece that delievers a punch as big as this one does from Bristol's Ishmael Ensemble! I stumbled accross this beauty a couple of days ago and have been keeping it to myself until now. As soon as I heard the initial kicks I was into this, by the time... Continue Reading →

Mildlife – How Long Does It Take

Funky Disco is never a bad shout no matter what day of the week it is. Melbourne's four piece 'Mildlife' have just released their latest foray into the psych jazz world with the sublime 'How Long Does It Take'. We have featured a few jazz disco style acts on the Sniffer in our opening year... Continue Reading →

Ginevra – Lips

Music of real beauty from Turin, Italy here from 25 year old musical prodigy Ginevra. Lips is a stylish opening track from this heavily anticipated newbie - pure honest vocal narratives at play here. There is a brilliant simplicity to it all, with keyboard melodies and only a little bit of electro complimenting it. In... Continue Reading →

Dumbo Gets Mad – Makes You Fly

Italian duo Luca Bergomi and Carlotta Menozzi formed this psych-rock project upon moving to LA back in 2010. I have just stumbled upon them now, god forbid, and what a first impression they've made! 'Makes You Fly' is superb on so many levels. The opening Jazz horns and percussion build this up nicely from the... Continue Reading →

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