Showing posts from February, 2021

Helefonix (nee MidLifeMix) -Orchestral Manoeuvres EP

If you're someone that has trouble getting motivated, then check this out...or look away now?  Since lockdown Electronic muso Helefonix aka Helen Meissner has not only taught herself music production, but since her first release "Liberation" back in August 2020 she's gone on to release Two EPs a number of singles, been all over the papers whilst also permeating the airwaves via various radio stations including  BBC three counties where legendary presenter Mike Naylor has been super supportive of her sound. Another super supportive has been   Cambridge 105  where h er track "Joyride" has been in their radio chart for nineteen weeks and at number one for over half that time, plus it received a record breaking 4703 votes in just one week leading radio presenter Tim Willett to call it the anthem of lockdown, she's had a name change from MidLifeMix to Helefonix, won the Clouzine Best Electronic dance EP and is just about to release her third EP Orchestral

The Org-Still A Long Way To Go

There is very little in Life that can shift my mood from "Meh" to feeling as though I've downed 3 double shot Americanos while bouncing on a trampoline, but hey, that's what happened at the start of the year when an email popped up from Rap/Hip-hop outfit "The Org" to say they were about to drop their debut album "Still A Long Way To Go" . It took all of a nano second  to reply "Send it over"  As they say in their bio "The Org are an inspirational group whose members Shawn "B Down" Chapman and Clinton "360" Smith will help save souls through music" Having reviewed  their Single back in 2017 a new offering felt long overdue and I couldn't wait to wrap my ears around it.  I've always rated these guys highly and if like me you're into that quality old school vibe? I'm happy to report this 15 track feast delivers.  First up is spoken word "Hannah's intro" and it couldn't be any