Tag Archives: Nest Collective

Preview: Lankum @ Round Chapel (London; Thursday 17th May 2018)

Preview: Lankum @ Round Chapel (London; Thursday 17th May 2018)

Four-piece traditional group Lankum fuse obscure, whimsical and unsettling songs of the past with their own strong sure sound. Their lyrics often depict the feelings of those left behind in post-recession Ireland. Like their contemporaries Stick in the Wheel, they bring a raw, punk edge to traditional songs; each word smacks of...
Review: AnDa Union @ Rich Mix (London, 11th February 2016)

Review: AnDa Union @ Rich Mix (London, 11th February 2016)

No matter how much you try to avoid any hackneyed horse riding comparison or equestrian references, you’ll eventually mention them, failing in your efforts. Because, when it comes to Mongolian music, horses and their gaits are so intrinsic to the cadenced tempo that equine movements and music rhythms eventually mirror...
Interview – Count Drachma (October 2015)

Interview – Count Drachma (October 2015)

Few months ago, when we interviewed the legendary South African music regents Mahotella Queens after their gig at WOMAD, they revealed something to us. “We recently played in London with a band called Count Drachma: three white guys playing Zulu music. They were playing our music and they were white!...
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