Month: February 2021

PAUL SMITH of MAXIMO PARK – Song For Ewe

“Their harmonies are deliciously tight, but it’s the melody and groove that make this song transcendent. I often think of the African-American origins of gospel when I listen to this powerful type of music, and how the religious idea of an afterlife (providing respite from earthly suffering) is closely tied to the lived experience of racial injustice. Sadly, there is a deep well for gospel singers to draw upon, in that respect. Looking at our current uncertainty and daily isolation, the idea of a better time ahead is a strong one, making this song even more poignant today”

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SCOTT DEVENDORF of LNZNDRF – Song For Ewe

“De la Sierra’s “well tuned” natural notes reverberate, refract and phase off the cathedral’s walls with a pointillistic, haunting pulse, all expertly recaptured by Stephen Hill, Robert Orban and de la Sierra. It’s music to lose track of time within, bathed in its ethereal echos and patterns.”

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