Tag: Laurie Anderson

KIRA SKOV – Song For Ewe

“Despite my deep infatuation with Billie Holiday, Nina Simone and Chet Baker I always found jazz vocals to be a really difficult practise. But this album overall transcends the pitfalls of the genre. It’s really a great hybrid that reaches into the future, sounding totally fresh today. Laurie Anderson meets Nina Simone on the Mountain top!”

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JENNY MOORE of JENNY MOORE’S MYSTIC BUSINESS – Song For Ewe

“The feeling in my muscles changed – I couldn’t concentrate on the conversation or coffee, just the rhythm and voices that were cycloning around in the air. The beats that build up from breathing, heaving, pounding are both intensely groovy and intuitively clever. The collective voice of these women blows my mind, it’s funny and strong and refreshing in how perfectly ‘un-pretty’ it is, how many textures, attitudes, wisdoms and desires they tap into through the singing.”

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KITE BASE – Lucky 7

“Hearing “The wonders don’t care, we don’t give a damn’, was so inspiring, especially when making music, trying to not let the expectations of others/society impose on what I/band were trying to create. Our intention was to satisfy our desire to make music, in hope it could disrupt/challenge the world around us, a world where I felt I was conditioned not to question.”

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