Feature: Nick Hakim – Green Twins

After three years of anticipation, D.C’s Nick Hakim has released debut album Green Twins.   The Berklee College attenders’ previous work on the ‘Where Will We Go’ projects were tranquilising and comforting efforts; as would be expected from a Music Therapy student. In conversation with NME, Hakim said these previous EPs make you ‘feel like you’re…

Feature: Nina Simone – From Strange Fruit, to Müller Yoghurt and Bach

After being denied entry to The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia on the basis of her skin colour, Eunice Waymon defied subservience by adopting the name Nina Simone. She went on to use her classical musical education to forge out a career for herself, transcending through the genres of pop, folk, jazz and the…