Single of the Week: Javeon – Control

It's been really interesting watching early noughties sensibilities bleed back into modern culture. Robot Wars is back on TV, everyone is obsessed with Pokemon again and UK garage is experiencing a resurgence. Craig David's welcome return…

Playlist of the Week: American Protest

Now, as I sit here writing this, I have no idea how the US presidential election is going to turn out, but by the time it goes live, we all will. Whether the presiding feeling of relief now is an awkward blend of heavy relief and harsh…

Single of the Week: Bonobo – Kerala

Ninja Tune you are spoiling us rotten at the moment. Not weeks after dropping the first single from The Cinematic Orchestra's latest release, and off the back of a ridiculously strong new LP from Illum Sphere, they've also thrown out a new…

Playlist of the Week: Terror Tunes

It's a few 3 days before All Hallows Eve, so it would seem fitting to make our playlist of the week spooky in context and content. Scary music isn't something many people actively seek out, but it's out there, waiting to send chills up and…

Playlist of the Week: Covered in Jazz

The whole framework of jazz is taking a relatively basic melody, and then using it as a scaffold from which to swing wildly, flailing your musical limbs in all conceivable directions until everyone in the audience either loses theirs minds…

Mix of the Month Episode 1: Feonix

Here at CV we've had monthly and weekly features on bands, singles, poems, but we've never given a regular platform to the artists who ply their trade on the ones and twos. That in mind, I present to you our new Mix of the Month feature.…