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Posts Tagged ‘Little Dragon’

Interview with Laki Mera and review of new album The Proximity Effect

Meet Glasgow based band Laki Mera, who fuse acoustic and electronica to create a unique trip-hop influenced sound.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Laki Mera by Abi Lewis
Laki Mera by Abi Lewis.

The Proximity Effect is the second album from Glasgow based Laki Mera, a band who excel in the creation of their own unique trip hop influenced sound. Focused around the luscious vocals of singer songwriter Laura Donnelly, the album moves sleekly between ambient textures and big folk inspired melodies, plucking the best from the electronic and acoustic worlds to create something utterly new. I caught up with the talented foursome: Laura Donnelly, Andrea Gobbi, Keir Long and Tim Harbinson.

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How do you work together to create music as a foursome?
We write in a few, different ways... Some tunes start more as acoustic tunes written by Laura which are then arranged by the band as a whole - introducing beats and electronic feel. Some tunes start off as electronic ideas, from jams or… read more

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Written by Amelia Gregory

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An interview with The Magic Lantern

The Magic Lantern meld classical, folk, world and jazz sounds to create sumptuous musical scores. And they're coming to a venue near you very soon…. it's time to find out more about this unique new collective.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Magic Lantern by Darren Fletcher. When Jamie Doe of The Magic Lantern contacted me about reviewing latest single Cut From Stone it was a no brainer to ask for […]