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  • FKA twigs – Sydney, Metro Theatre 04/02/15
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    FKA twigs – Sydney, Metro Theatre 04/02/15

    For a moment, forget everything you know about FKA twigs. Forget that her 2014 Mercury nominated debut, LP1, received rave reviews from every major music critic; that her whispery, sensual vocals has categorised her as part of an “alternative RnB” movement (far from it in fact); and more importantly, forget that she’s dating Robert Pattinson.

  • Laneway Festival 2015 – Brisbane Showgrounds, 31/01/15
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    Laneway Festival 2015 – Brisbane Showgrounds, 31/01/15

    Temperatures have soared and lineups have dropped — summer festival season is well and truly here. After humble beginnings in the back lanes of Melbourne a decade ago, St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival has grown into an international event, as well as arguably becoming one of the most anticipated and acclaimed music festivals in Australia this

  • Watch: FKA twigs – ‘Pendulum’

    Watch: FKA twigs – ‘Pendulum’

    Everyone knows what it’s like to have a bad hair day, but FKA twigs takes the concept to a whole new level in her brand spanking new video for Pendulum. The single, hot off her debut LP, the suitably titled LP1, sees the avant-pop songstress strung up by her own hair in a follicular take

  • FKA twigs Announces Extra Laneway Festival Sideshows
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    FKA twigs Announces Extra Laneway Festival Sideshows

    After selling out both Laneway Festival sideshows in just hours, the high-in-demand FKA twigs has announced two more headlining gigs in Melbourne and Sydney. Both new dates will take place in the same venues as the sold-out shows, with the second gig at Melbourne’s 170 Russell taking place on Thursday, 29th January and Sydney’s Metro

  • FKA twigs Announces Laneway Festival Sideshows
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    FKA twigs Announces Laneway Festival Sideshows

    FKA twigs is on her way to perform in Australia for the first-time ever as part of Laneway Festival 2015. While in town the English artist will play two sideshows, an 18+ gig taking place at 170 Russell in Melbourne and an all-ages date at Sydney’s Metro Theatre. The 26-year old, British-born FKA twigs, real

  • FKA twigs Slams “Disgusting” Racial Abuse From ‘Twilight’ Fans
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    FKA twigs Slams “Disgusting” Racial Abuse From ‘Twilight’ Fans

    British singer and producer FKA twigs, real name Tahliah Barnett, has said she’s she’s “shocked and disgusted” by racially abusive comments she’s been receiving online, which are largely coming from fans of ex-‘Twilight’ couple Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart (aka “Robsten”). Barnett is now dating Pattinson. “I am genuinely shocked and disgusted at the amount

  • 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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