We’ll be starting this year’s list season with a brand new one. They say you can’t judge a book by it’s cover, but often album covers can say a lot about the music within. Many times I’ve bought a record simply because the artwork has drawn my eye every time I see it, and not once have I come away disappointed. As great as these albums are however, we’ll be ranking them solely on how eye-catching, unique and memorable the cover is. Continue reading
(The Reign of) Kindo – Happy However After
Jazz | Indie Rock
After what feels like forever, The Reign Of Kindo are finally back with new music (albeit with a shortened name), and it’s like they never left. Bringing together sultry smooth jazz, dazzling prog intricacies and spellbinding pop melodies, their incomparable signature sound feels just as fresh as ever. This new offering ‘Return To Me’ depicts creative inspiration as an absent lover, and deals with the paranoia of her not returning. Clearly their muse isn’t going anywhere as they are on fire as usual on this track, proving to be the very epitome of slick and precise. With a new record entitled Happy However After due for release this spring, Kindo have just shot up to the top of my list of most anticipated albums of the year. If the rest of the record is as good as then it’ll have all been worth the long wait!