The Sound Sniffer’s Post Lockdown Mixtape #51

Where do I start on this one? A lot has happened since the last instalment of the Post Lockdown Mixtape. Time has shunted by at pace and there's barely been time for a stock take. Next Monday this blog officially begins to transition into other realms and avenues. It will be the big day, the... Continue Reading →

Mata Kopa Supply the Sunny Sounds with ‘Go Buy The Sun’

Sienna again, coming at you this week with one of the most interesting new releases I’ve heard in a while – Go Buy the Sun by Mata Kopa. It’s been hot, and I’ve been working, not two things that complement each other all that much (especially when you’re a waitress). So since I live in... Continue Reading →

Weekly Sniffs #004 | Top Tracks of The Week

The second week of the Sunday Shout-out feature is upon us. You can check out last week's Sunday Shout-out here if you need to catch up. Anywho, I had an alright week this week, the weather was initially bright and warm but darkened as the week progressed. I found some great new artists like Holly... Continue Reading →

Artist Review | Introducing | The Soft Vocal Textures of Mackenzie Leighton

Paris-based singer/songwriter Mackenzie Leighton is continuously churning out soft and subtle folk tunes. She is a well traveled individual, born in San Diego, grew up in Maine and studied in New York. Leighton has now settled in Paris and it's safe to say that she has picked up plenty of stories to tell along the... Continue Reading →

Single Review | Tiger Rags – Psychedelic Instrumentals Born in Kentish Town

Daniel Jenkinson is the brains behind a new London-Based experimental, psychedelic instrumental alias, Tiger Rags. The music was assembled in a custom DIY studio in Kentish Town, North London and based on a sea of demos he accumulated over the years. Jenkinson is a sound engineer by trade and has spent years on the road... Continue Reading →

Artist Review | Introducing | Holly Redford Jones – A Musician From Chesterfield

Chesterfield's answer to Grace Jones, Holly Redford Jones, will be releasing her debut EP this month. I've never been to Chesterfield, in fact, the only time I've come across it is through playing against them in football manager on the PC. If the music of Redford Jones is anything to go on, I'll make a... Continue Reading →

Bokito’s First Single of 2020 is a Feckin’ Gem

Do you know that feeling when you find a band you may just adore straight off the bat? Well, that's exactly what has happened here. I was passed along Bokito's new single okok earlier today. I clicked play, only to be met by a chirpy, vibrant and infectious tune that has commanded several more plays... Continue Reading →

Weekly Sniffs #003 | Top Tracks of The Week

Tonight is the start of a new music release feature here at the Sound Sniffer. The Sunday Shout-out feature will be dedicated to showcasing all the songs that passed the test in the trailing week that I couldn't squeeze into a full individual blog post. It means more focus on new music released and less... Continue Reading →

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