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.
Richard Goldstein on the Front Lines With Janis Joplin, Andy Warhol, Abby Hoffman and More
Darren Hanlon: Where Did You Come From?
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Paul Weller: Saturns Pattern
Bang on a Can All-Stars: Field Recordings
Clear Skies and Clearer Understanding in 'Storm #11'
Shamir: Ratchet (take one)
Shamir: Ratchet (take two)
"A regular FKA twigs performance is exciting. But her 'Congregata' event amps up the fervor ten fold, with more wild dancers, powerful lights and costumes.