Adem's third album is a neat little curio of covers that reveals the seeds that would grow into the London nu-folkie.
It was like a scene out of some indie movie from the '90s.
Adem's got Love (the concept) on his mind, and his exploration of it is sophisticated, literate and surprisingly affecting.
Jeff Parker: Slight Freedom
J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only
On Speaking to Southerners About Southerners
‘His Girl Friday’: What a Difference One Sex Change Makes
The xx: I See You
Various Artists: Bobo Yéyé: Belle Époque in Upper Volta
The Band of Heathens: Duende
'Rogue Archives': Fan Fiction and Cultural Memory
"A wry tale which takes in Greek mythology, punk rock and influences of American suspense-drama, this is an effective and curious thriller about myth and obsession.