Album Reviews, Music Journalism

Migration – Bonobo

At the forefront of the increase in popularity of ambient electronica has been British producer Simon Green, a.k.a. Bonobo – and he has finally released a long-awaited sixth LP, Migration. As its title intimates, the album is inspired by his experiences as a nomadic musician, and draws on the notions of identity and movement. “Is […]

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Interviews, Music Journalism

An Interview with Cigarettes After Sex

Cigarettes After Sex chat band name and YouTube Listed number one on Rolling Stone’s “10 New Artists You Need to Know: January 2016”, Brooklyn ambient-pop band Cigarettes After Sex is one to keep your eyes and ears peeled for. The group’s melancholic pop noir reared its exquisite head in 2015 when its top tracks garnered millions […]

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Live Reviews, Music Journalism

Birdy @ York Barbican, 02.11.16

Indie goddess graces York with transcendental performance – 9/10 The 2nd of November saw the York Barbican drenched in the ethereal wonder that is Birdy’s voice. Promoting her third album Beautiful Lies, the multitalented 20-year-old and her five-piece band took the arena on a whirlwind of emotion. Opening with a spellbinding flute entrance interspersed with enchanting […]

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Live Reviews, Music Journalism

Corinne Bailey Rae @ Leeds Town Hall, 28.10.16

October 28th sees soul-jazz queen Corinne Bailey Rae reclaiming the stage of Leeds Town Hall. It’s something of a second homecoming for Leeds-born Bailey Rae, having only played in her home city once since her six-year-long hiatus. It couldn’t be a better reintroduction of her unique blend of fluid, weightless soul music. Opening with ‘Been […]

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