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Posts By Becca Sawyer

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Crate Classic: Roy Davis Jr’s UK Garage archangel.
2 years ago

Crate Classic: Roy Davis Jr’s UK Garage archangel.

As someone who is knowingly showing their age by saying that the first club nights she went to were UK Garage nights in Brighton, it felt right that, given the formative nature …
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Introducing… the mysterious charms of Chelou
2 years ago

Introducing… the mysterious charms of Chelou

I love a mysterious debut; one with no shiny press shots or perky faces to compliment the sound. It may make writing the artist up for Mahogany a little more challenging …
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Kelela takes an acoustic turn with Tosin Abasi
2 years ago

Kelela takes an acoustic turn with Tosin Abasi

Kelela was one of a clutch of fresh new vocalists that had the underground ablaze in 2013. It was a year characterised by a fresh sound of honey RnB vocals delivered over heavy basslines and …
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Exclusive: Mahogany Mix 014 // Rob Shields
2 years ago

Exclusive: Mahogany Mix 014 // Rob Shields

It’s a real honour to have a friend of Mahogany – producer and DJ Rob Shields – celebrate the launch our brand new home and kick off the first in a new …
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Introducing… the ‘Temporal’ sound of Buscabulla
2 years ago

Introducing… the ‘Temporal’ sound of Buscabulla

It was the ethereal and trippy charms of ‘Temporal’ that first made me aware of the music of Luis Alfredo Del Valle and Raquel Berrios – aka Buscabulla. The Puerto …
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SZA’s ‘Sobriety’ is a soul sensation
2 years ago

SZA’s ‘Sobriety’ is a soul sensation

By  •  RnB, Soul

One of my favourite RnB vocalists of 2013 was SZA. That voice! That hair! The whole package was absolutely dynamite and her seductive, kicked-back modern RnB styling and delivery felt almost deceptively mature …
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Zara Macfarlane given a jazz remix by Kjell Anderson
3 years ago

Zara Macfarlane given a jazz remix by Kjell Anderson

Brownswood Recordings have an enviable roster of uber-talented, eclectic artists releasing music on its label. Over the last 8 years, Giles Peterson’s imprint has established itself as a fiercely independent, …
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Finally, the wait for Lion Babe is over…
3 years ago

Finally, the wait for Lion Babe is over…

New York based duo Lion Babe exploded on to the scene in 2013 with their irresistible, soulful, summer-drenched track ‘Treat Me Like Fire’. We loved it, the rest of the internet …
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Rob Shields ‘Autocalm’ is simply stunning
3 years ago

Rob Shields ‘Autocalm’ is simply stunning

Rob Shield’s musical profile has been on a steady ascent across the last year, seeing the eclectic producer taking his ambitious live show to Secret Solstice festival in Iceland and …
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