9th November 2017 With a thunderous quiver EERA and her band mates launch into Living. Her songs are like steely clouds, heavy in the venue. With black lips and a white guitar that’s bigger than she is, she’s a captivating force on the stage, vivid and expressive. Melodies swim sullenly over guttural assaults of chordsContinue reading “Ghostpoet & EERA at Roundhouse London”
So you want to win tickets to see Ghostpoet at Hackney Empire, the first show following a whole string of sold out dates this year, supported by Andrew Ashong (Live) + Thom Alt-J (DJ)? To win a pair of tickets to the October 24th gig at Hackney Empire just retweet @andsoshethinks @ghostpoet by Sunday 12pm. Easy!
Obaro Ejimiwe, aka Ghostpoet, is one of the most distinctive, instinctive and distinguished artists out there. Blurring the lines between performance poetry and traditional musician ship, his acute and articulate story telling over mesmerizing beats is captivating, and shows how astute Radio 1 DJ Gilles Peterson was when he “took a risk on a randomContinue reading “Ghostpoet gigs”
Ordinarily I wouldn’t think that a weekend couched somewhere between Croydon and Bromley worth spending my time on, let alone writing about for all to read. But Leefest 2012 – that’s different. Well deserving of its accolades and praise, this genuinely is one of the best festivals in the country, which, when there are 450+ running,Continue reading “Leefest – movers and shakers!”
Reasons to love Leefest 1. It is this weekend, meaning only a few more days of waiting. 2. As well as Ghostpoet, Friction, FOE, Let’s Buy Happiness and Bwani Junction, Slow Club are playing. Rebecca and Charles are the kind of pop stars you actively want to be friends with. 3. The weather doesn’t lookContinue reading “Leefest – this weekend!”