FKA twigs

  • Royal Blood, FKA twigs Among Mercury Prize 2014 Nominees
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    Royal Blood, FKA twigs Among Mercury Prize 2014 Nominees

    Royal Blood, FKA twigs, and Bombay Bicycle Club are among the shortlist nominees for this year’s esteemed Barclaycard Mercury Prize. The shortlist is almost an even split of old guard vs new, with seven exciting debut albums nominated by buzzed about acts including East India Youth and Jungle. The remaining five LPs belong to already

  • Watch FKA Twigs Make Sam Smith’s ‘Stay With Me’ Unrecognisable
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    Watch FKA Twigs Make Sam Smith’s ‘Stay With Me’ Unrecognisable

    When you take two of the UK’s most singular and talented young up-and-comers and put them together, you know you’re going to get something… weird. At least that’s the case if you pit the unique electronic stylings of FKA Twigs against the heartfelt, neo-soulful words and melodies of singer Sam Smith. The may-or-may-not-be Laneway-bound FKA

  • FKA Twigs Slams R&B Label: “It’s Because I’m Mixed Race”
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    FKA Twigs Slams R&B Label: “It’s Because I’m Mixed Race”

    FKA Twigs has hit out at her music being labelled “alt-R&B,” saying the comparison only arises because she is mixed race. The London artist recently unveiled her debut full-length album, which Music Feeds reviewer Tom Williams called “her most intricate and gripping work to date.” “It’s just because I’m mixed race,” the singer, real name

  • Review: FKA twigs – LP1
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    Review: FKA twigs – LP1

    FKA twigs is the performing moniker of British dancer-turned-producer Tahliah Barnett, whose music works at the intersection of pop, RnB, trip-hop and glitch. Building on two very strong EPs, twigs’ debut full-length release, LP1, is her most intricate and gripping work to date. The relationship between the bass-heavy spaces and breathy vocals in twigs’ music

  • FKA Twigs For Laneway 2015?
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    FKA Twigs For Laneway 2015?

    FKA Twigs will reportedly appear on the lineup for the 2015 instalment of St Jerome’s Laneway Festival. The news comes via News Corp journalist Mikey Cahill, who interviewed the critically acclaimed UK electronic artist last week and tweeted that she “will play” Laneway Festival 2015. According to FasterLouder, Cahill, who pens News Corp‘s weekly Rock

  • Tastemaking BBC Sound Of 2014 Longlist Revealed
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    Tastemaking BBC Sound Of 2014 Longlist Revealed

    The annual BBC guide to music’s next big thing has been unveiled with Chicago native Chance The Rapper, soul-singing Londoner Sampha and Swedish-Australian twin sisters Miranda and Elektra Kilbey of Say Lou Lou among the 15 names announced for the BBC Sound of 2014 longlist. The list is compiled each year by a panel of

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