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Interview: Nubiyan Twist (July 2016)

Interview: Nubiyan Twist (July 2016)

One of the most exciting names on the UK music scene is also one of its most indefinable and difficult to pigeonhole. That’s because the musical ‘dirty’ dozen Nubiyan Twist (in honour of its front woman) dislikes definitions, labels or borders. The band, originally from Leeds, London, Oxford and Dublin...
Review: Hermeto Pascoal @ Barbican Centre (London, 9th July 2016)

Review: Hermeto Pascoal @ Barbican Centre (London, 9th July 2016)

It really is something special to see a live performance by ‘O Bruxo’ (the sorcerer). The eminent Brazilian musician, producer, arranger and composer Hermeto Pascoal was once described by Miles Davis, no less, as ‘the most impressive musician in the world.’ His show at London’s Barbican Centre was hugely anticipated...
Preview: Hermeto Pascoal @ Barbican (London, 9th July 2016)

Preview: Hermeto Pascoal @ Barbican (London, 9th July 2016)

“If you had to send a musical representative to another planet, Hermeto Pascoal would be the ideal person”, said one of his band members in a documentary of the legendary Brazilian musician. Hermeto, a brilliant composer, instrumentalist and bandleader will conjure up an eccentric and unique musical experience in which...