Anna Lancry

Why the Talking Heads wrote the best love song of all time

‘This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)’ is barely a love song. Its unmistakable flute-like synths and keyboard propelling chords back and forth, “naive” in the sense that the band swapped instruments to write the song, generate a melodic simplicity and innocence that, at a glance, seem to be reflected...
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Posted Feb. 14, 2018

The enigmatic Sudan Archives is one to watch

Sudan Archives is a genuinely surprising artist. The 23-year-old self-taught violinist fuses the unusual ingredients of world music and a classical instrument with more familiar hip hop beats and cool R&B vocals to forge an enthrallingly unique soundscape. She stretches her orchestral instrument beyond its customary Western use, plucking and...
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Posted Jan. 25, 2018