As in his music, Maverick Sabre speaks with pure passion and honesty. In this interview, he opens up about his new single "Signs," his penchant for overthinking, and reflects on the lessons he's learned.
After more than a decade in the music industry and with three albums and a whole shelf of collaborations under his belt (including Chase & Status and Jorja Smith) Maverick Sabre has dabbled in everything from rap and R&B to reggae, folk and drum and bass.
Born in the London Borough of Hackney...
Tom Misch today shares his sophomore album, What Kinda Music, a collaboration with friend, drummer, and producer, Yussef Dayes.
The highly anticipated album, released on Blue Note Records, is quite a shift in sound for Misch. His earlier works have been lighter; his trademark soft vocals and playful guitar riffs the perfect score for a summery day. What Kinda Music, on the other hand, is more experimental – and it might throw some existing fans.
What started out as one of the UK’s best-kept secrets, Oh Wonder are now six years down the line, with over two billion streams, more than a million record sales and a top 10 album under their belt. Not bad for two (extremely talented) people who began by uploading one song a month for a year to Soundcloud.
With a smash hit song riding high at #1 on the U.K. charts for seven weeks, almost 800m global streams on his music and two sold-out tours in Europe and North America – all before the release of an album – you would think Lewis Capaldi would be on cloud nine. Yet despite all this success, the cheeky Scottish singer/songwriter remains incredibly humble, saying that he’s “enjoying it while it lasts.”
I had a chat with Lewis a few weeks ahead of his debut album release to talk about...
Filled with beautiful, euphoric and pulsating melodies, the album is so fresh yet so nostalgically Bombay Bicycle Club.