Author: itchysilk

With unbridled electronica pop freedom, the LA based duo OOFJ weave genuine multi-layered musical originality. Points of reference for the band and their sound are a challenge. They don’t really sound like other bands and they don’t really act like other bands. OOFJ are a creation...

‘Outside lies magic’ could (and probably is) the maxim for 43-year old photographer Monika Kawka. Originally from Poland, Monika Kawka moved to Canada three years ago with the distinct mission to push her photographic career forward. Life is of course not straight forward and she attests...

Daniel Alexander as a creative fits the #itchysilk criteria with ease. While there are singers and songwriters who like to expound wishes of creating music with ‘messages’ and ‘saying something’, many fall short. The initial promise of meaning quickly dissolving into an abyss of formulaic one-dimensional...

In this Into The Vaults (ITV) L Henrixx waxes about the rather fantastic Vikter Duplaix and two rather special tracks. The usual protaganists fill the airwaves with streams (and tides) of mind sapping, uninspiring mediocrity-Vikter Duplaix (and others alike) are the needed elixir.  Throwbacks tend to...

Stockholm based filmographer/photographer Neha Hirve manages to make normal engaging. It’s an art akin to making white paper interesting-it’s like photographic origami. Initially lured by the moving image, Neha Hirve gained a BFA in TV and film production in 2014. Three years later (as creatives...

Deep in this age of mumble rap the debut project Code Switchin from Madison Washington is the oil in the ointment. Code Switchin showcases beats from the tailored UK producer thatmanmonkz who has worked with names like Eric Rico and Toddla T. Like all the best concept...

While his name conjures up images of an over-zealous reverend preaching the word, JD Reid is a producer plying his trade with lashings of aplomb. Hailing from North London JD Reid’s name has become synonymous with tight beat and cultured production. Artists like Katy B, Sinead...