Tag Archives: Pop

Gallery: Amadou & Mariam + Afrikan Boy @  Koko (London, 24th May 2017)

Gallery: Amadou & Mariam + Afrikan Boy @ Koko (London, 24th May 2017)

A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to attend one of the highlights of the London’s music calendar: Amadou & Mariam.  The Malian couple delighted the Koko audience presenting their brand new work Bofou Safou and performing an exciting sold-out gig supported by London born-and-bred hip-hop narrator Afrikan Boy. Here’s what we saw and...
Preview: IOSONOUNCANE @ The Finsbury (London, 30th May 2017)

Preview: IOSONOUNCANE @ The Finsbury (London, 30th May 2017)

IOSONOUNCANE is the solo project of Italian musician Jacopo Incani. His album DIE, released over two years ago, has been widely acclaimed by Italian critics and music fans alike, and after a successful tour in his home country, it will finally be performed in venues around the rest of Europe,...
Preview: Field Day @ Victoria Park [London, 3rd June 2017]

Preview: Field Day @ Victoria Park [London, 3rd June 2017]

Field Day Festival returns for its 11th year this coming June. Held in Victoria Park, East London as has become its tradition, this time however it will take place on the Saturday only, rather than lasting for two days as it has in the past. Fear not though, as despite...
Preview: Still Be Here [26th February 2017 @ Barbican, London]

Preview: Still Be Here [26th February 2017 @ Barbican, London]

Hatsune Miku is no ordinary pop singer. Hailing from Japan, she is not a flesh and blood girl, rather a 3D hologram of a teenager with turquoise hair voiced by a Vocaloid singing synthesizer technology. Since her ‘birth’ in 2007, she has become an incredibly successful and popular pop-star, whose...
Interview: Susheela Raman (January 2017)

Interview: Susheela Raman (January 2017)

With six albums and a nomination for the Mercury Prize on her resumé, Susheela Raman, British-Indian musician, raised between Australia and London, has been captivating audiences around the world with her mesmerising voice and powerful performances since 2001. Ahead of her performance on 1st February at the Roundhouse in London,...
Interview: Imany (January 2017)

Interview: Imany (January 2017)

In between Winter Jazzfest sets, I hurried through the slush and powder of New York City winter, in order to meet Imany in her cobblestone street meatpacking district hotel. It was a great walk, on which I listened to several her songs. I had never been to the district for...
Review: Carlos Vives @ Royal Albert Hall (London, 25th June 2016)

Review: Carlos Vives @ Royal Albert Hall (London, 25th June 2016)

On the 25th of June, the Royal Albert Hall audience and hundreds of colombianos living in London enthusiastically welcomed the pop Latino hero and multiple Grammy-winner Carlos Vives for his second performance in the British Capital. The Mexican ensemble Nortec Collective introduced the event and warmed the atmosphere with their electronic...