Wicked New Music: Lianne La Havas and Niki & The Dove's New Albums
Tuesday, August 7
The Emerald Lounge at Revere Hotel Boston, Boston MA
For our next Wicked New Music, we have some top notch debut albums coming from the UK and Sweden: Lianne La Havas' Is Your Love Big Enough? and Niki & The Dove's Instinct. Stay in the know with the best new music and exclusive discoveries from established and up-and-coming artists.
So far, Wicked New Music has featured albums by Jill Scott, Nickodemus, Marina And The Diamonds, Dirty Projectors, Milo Greene, Angus Stone, Passion Pit, Purity Ring, Michael Kiwanuka, and Joss Stone.
Lianne La Havas is a singer, songwriter, guitarist from the UK and her debut CD Is Your Love Big Enough? sounds just as lovely as her name. It's a blend of Soul, Jazz, and Folk, acting as a perfect backdrop to her feathery vocals which recall Erykah Badu or even Amel Larreux. Singing at the age of 7, Lianne has spent time on both sides of the Atlantic, working with a a select number of producers. She has already played shows to captivated audiences in London, Paris, and New York. Made of groovy, acoustic, guitar and piano-driven ballads, Is Your Love Big Enough? has already debuted at #4 in her native UK.
Niki & The Dove is a band from Stockholm, Sweden with two members, Malin Dahlström (vocals) and Gustaf Karlöf (keyboards). With their debut album Instinct, they ultimately straddle the pop and dance worlds with devastating pop music that incorporates electronics and beats spanning from tribal to synth-pop to R&B. Acclaimed by NME, The Observer, and The Independent, "Mother Protect" confirmed Niki & The Dove as a truly unique talent and ones to watch. Not just a great studio act though, Malin and Gustaf's background working with theater and dance productions means that playing live is integral to the band. Drawing upon their wide circle of talented friends and collaborators, no two Niki & The Dove shows are the same, but they are always a spectacle. Catch them during their US tour from August 31 until October 14.
This summer and fall, come down for a chance to hear new music from :
8/14: Why? - Sod in the Seed+ MNDR - Feed Me With Diamonds
8/21: Selah Sue - Selah Sue + Yeasayer - Flagrant World
8/28: Dan Deacon - America + Wild Nothing - Nocturne