The Visual is an Amsterdam-based outfit consisting of Anna van Rij (vocals/guitar), Timon Persoon (synths/electronics/keys) and Tim van Oosten (drums/percussion). Signed to Mink Records in 2017, they released their debut EP ‘Translation’ on December 15th 2017 at packed show at one of Amsterdam’s finest venues: de Melkweg.
That dreamy, cinematic quality runs through all eight tracks of the band’s debut album ‘Moments Of Being” released last year. Jim Morrison and Nick Cave are touchstones too, admired for their intensity and passion, but her real hero is the artist she’s most frequently been compared to, particularly in terms of singing – Jeff Buckley.
Puma Blue is Jacob Allen – a musician from South London who is busy taking classic sounds and moods and adding his unique vocal essence into the mix. Puma Blue the musician, the band, sounds wonderfully fragile on record and especially on stage. Think of Jeff Buckley baring his damaged soul while Chet Baker emotes smoky jazz vibes underneath.
Taking her inspiration from iconic songwriters such as Nina Simone and Jeff Buckley as well as modern influences Conan Mockasin and Rosie Lowe, Nilüfer’s music incorporates the city’s urban edge with beautiful wandering guitar lines, downtrodden soulful and jazz flickered melodies, on top of minimalist and atmospheric beats.
Visual artist and a musician with a very solid musical training background with a degree music composition from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Christopher Duncan has put all his experience and emotion into Architect, a gem of electronic pop and lush folk with which this young artist from Glasgow delves into the realms of both Sufjan Stevens and Jeff Buckley always with an eye to the future. A talent in the making that was nominated for a Mercury Prize in 2015 thanks to his ability to bring together incredible melodies and breath-taking songs. Primavera Club present him tonight at sala Apolo.
Il Dottore ens regala aquesta setmana una versió sorprenent, inesperada i emocionant. Ara fa quasi 20 anys Jeff Buckley morí ofegat i aquest proper 16 de març es publicarà un nou disc: “You and I” preferentment de vesions. L’autor del lloat “Grace” versiona entre d’altres a Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin i fins a dues vegades a The Smiths. El nostre extravagant cirugià ha escollit la versió que fa de la cançó de The Smiths “I Know It’s Over”.