Matt Jenko

‘5 things I wish I’d known when I started streaming’ – Jared from Shaping The Silence

21 May 2020

In this post, Jared shares ‘five tips for how to start and improve your live stream as a musician. Lately, it’s become very important for musicians to live stream, but how can you make your stream stand out?’

Enter Shikari — THE GREAT UNKNOWN Album Review

9 May 2020

My love for Enter Shikari by no means unconditional, and I certainly don’t love everything they release unquestioningly. It took me a VERY long time to appreciate The Spark, and there isn’t a single album of theirs where I like every single song.

Interview with Kristen Olsson – Music to Escape Reality

4 March 2020

You find a lot of different characters in the music business. There’s no shortage of try-hards and dreamers, trying to ‘make it big’ for reasons only their own ego understands. It’s always refreshing then to chance upon someone who is here for the right reasons—for the love of the craft, for the desire to create beautiful art.

Kristen Olsson is one such person. From writing songs on Martha’s Vineyard to singing jazz in New Orleans, it’s clear that for her, music isn’t a vain pursuit of followers or streams. For her, music is a way of life. It’s who she is.

It’s all about identity.

New Sky – RÜFÜS DU SOL

17 February 2020

And so we’re leaving our little moon for a New Sky. As Himalia crumbles and falls apart around us, we depart for our new home.

Nightwalk – Spencer Brown

3 February 2020

And so I get up, leave my room, head out onto the rooftops. I’ve done this a lot lately. A Nightwalk to calm my troubled soul.

Amnésie – Nhyx

13 January 2020

‘What a lot of people forget is that Zephra has done this before…’

Branches – Fluida

18 December 2019

All this talk of the world ending just makes me laugh really.

Linked – Bonobo

10 December 2019

This vast lake, tranquil beneath a terminal sky. Lying, floating amidst a wash of mirrored stars, drifting peacefully as the atmosphere burns…

Blood And Wine – Marcin Przybyłowicz

5 November 2019

A crumpled note, scrawled in red — ‘If only they knew. The show I have in store for them, oh if only they knew…

Be Someone – CamelPhat & Jake Bugg

28 October 2019

Despite the bright daylight, the city feels dark. It’s cold, and imposing, and unnatural, and it doesn’t want me here.