"We started writing and there was just...an energy there. It was like a well-oiled machine, and that really allowed us to dig in and be sensitive together, without being afraid.”
All you need to know to host a absolutely amazing virtual festival.
This sounds a lot like the weather, with soft, swirling synths unfolding into grainy, industrial drone rattles that put me outside on a stormy day.
"The result is a symbiotic audio-visual installation, transporting the audience into an eighties sci-fi novel" - Maddie Wrench reviews Robert Henke's AV show at the Barbican.
KOKOKO! are a truly joyous force to behold live, and they certainly proved this and then some at Fabric end of last month. Fabric. It's...
The audience's rapture is broken only once when a low battery sign appears on the projector - we caught pioneering modular-synth artist Suzanne Ciani live.
Full of sci-fi waltzes and intricate samples layered beneath tongue-in-cheek hooks and hefty basslines, Transmission Suite is understated, disjointed and masterful.
Flamboyant is pop to the core.
Having succeeded in this endeavour, The Book Of Traps and Lessons feels like Tempest at her most vulnerable; just her thoughts, no distractions.
An air of sarcasm hangs over the whole record, and if I'm honest, I was hoping for something a lot more radical. Best listened to in the haze of lonely summer evenings.
We review soul sunshine EP, Ruf Dug presents The Committee
What the hell is this? It's Ancestor Boy, the debut LP from Egyptian-Iranian sorceress Lafawndah and it's left us in a mess...