A product of jazz standards and multi-cultural upbringing, Neneh Cherry puts a fresh coat of vocals to her latest musical work, Neneh Cherry and The Thing. Her Don Cherry genes together with Sierra Leone and Swedish blood seep out of her gritty a cappella, laminating the golds of bass and sax. Cherry, from her early days (The Stilts, Rip, Rig and Panic, Buffalo among a score of seasoned callaborators), continues to address social change, armored with instruments as her tiers of talent take shape though her lyrical messages. The stratums of Cherry sound gradate between post punk, classic jazz, and rap resulting in a musical dichotomy of new-wave noir and world. If you can grip it.
The Stockholm based maverick works as a polished bohemian in the air of an urban attitude (stark realities) and accomplished composer. Dream Baby Dream sums it up. Her work with Suicide came out buzzworthy as apart of a bigger sound off her album featuring the works of The Thing (Mats Gustafsson, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, and Paal Nilssen-Love) Ornette Coleman, Suicide, Don Cherry, Martina Topley-Bird, The Stooges, and MF Doom and her most recent mix by synth-blazers, Four Tet.
May 25 13 @ 5:50 PMJames Murphy and Special Guests at Grand Prospect Hall
May 26 13 @ 5:54 PMOneohtrix Point Never at Saint Vitus
May 27 13 @ 6:01 PMA conversation With James Murphy
May 28 13 @ 5:46 PMNaoaki Funayama: X-don at Ouchi Gallery
May 29 13 @ 6:06 PMMarina & The Diamonds and Charli XCX
May 30 13 @ 6:10 PMLee "Scratch" Perry at Le Poisson Rouge
May 31 13 @ 6:15 PMAzari & III at Highline Ballroom
Jun 07 13 @ 10:42 AMThe Govenors Ball NYC Music Festival
Aug 28 13 @ 3:55 PMVenice Film Festival
May 02 13 @ 2:18 PMMedium Concepts Sample Sale