Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Playlist, pt. 9

Listen on: Spotify / we7* 51. Flying Lotus ft. Thundercat – ‘MmmHmm’ On his largely through-composed album, Cosmogramma, Steven Ellison’s glitchy IDM is at its freest and most expansive. ‘MmmHmm’ is the centrepiece, its smooth samples dragging the experience into … Continue reading

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Janelle Monáe – Koko, London – 8 September 2010

Ten great gigs from 2010: #5 Since surfacing in 2007, Janelle Monáe’s most notable fans have included Prince, Big Boi and Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs. Starting her recorded career with a conspicuous image, an android alter ego, a grand concept piece … Continue reading

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The Playlist, pt. 8

Listen on: Spotify / we7* 44. PJ Harvey – ‘Broken Harp’ Taken from the piano-and-wailing White Chalk, ‘Broken Harp’ marks a clean break from Polly Jean’s previous tough rock anthems. She arrives at a more ragged compositional style and deliberately … Continue reading

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