Posts Tagged ‘Laura Mvula’

Old Souls, New Sounds: Artists Bringing the Past Into the Future

Alternative R&B is bubbling with new talent right now, and artists are experimenting with forward-thinking production styles and futuristic sounds to revitalize the always evolving genre. Some artists push things into the future, but others keep... Read more »

Laura Mvula – “Sing To The Moon (Klangkarussell Remix)”

Klangkarussell shot to fame (in Europe at least) off the back of the brilliantly ebullient, good-mood inducing “Sonnentanz,” which most recently has been re-released with vocals, but was already a hit in it’s original instrumental form... Read more »

Laura Mvula – “She (Shlohmo Remix)”

Laura Mvula‘s sound is pop-flavored soul with a touch of the primal, and it lends itself well to remixes. Joining in on the makeover action is the always reliable Shlohmo, who melts “She” down and reshapes... Read more »

Video: Laura Mvula – “She”

Coming from Laura Mvula‘s album, Sing to the Moon, here’s the touching set of visuals for the record’s standout track, “She.” The video tells the life story of a young girl as she evolves into a... Read more »

Laura Mvula – “That’s Alright (Silent Rider Remix)”

Laura Mvula builds songs that are intricately inlaid with orchestral jams, soul sounds and a hint of pop around the edges, they’re fully-formed and often weighty under the load of sounds and ideas she stacks into... Read more »

Taking Flight: Laura Mvula

Laura Mvula sips a scalding coffee and manages to look graceful perched on a bar stool, surrounded by straws and napkins in Greenpoint’s Uro Café. She levels her gaze with a stately precision, speaking about the... Read more »

Laura Mvula – “Green Gardens (Debian Blak Remix)”

In celebration of releasing the new single “Can’t Get Enough” (which you can buy here), Debian Blak has decided to give away this “Green Gardens” remix for free. Ever since seeing her live, I’ve been looking... Read more »

Watch Laura Mvula Cover Michael Jackson’s “Human Nature”

Last night was Laura Mvula‘s birthday. It was also the London singer’s first ever show in New York City, and she was nervous. It was a private, invite-only show, and she noted that she was trying... Read more »

12 Female Artists You Should Know

2013 has been a good year for girl power. From the re-emergence of teeny-bopper heartthrobs like Paramore, to the complete superstardom of Beyonce—and let's not forget the recent interest in hard-to-pinpoint nearly popstar types like Grimes,... Read more »

Laura Mvula – “She (Robin Hannibal Of Rhye Rework)”

Just as S O H N did with his warm, bassy remix of “Green Garden,” Robin Hannibal of the wonderful Rhye has taken Laura Mvula’s ”She” and made it entirely his own. Getting rid of the orignal’s slowly building energy,... Read more »

Laura Mvula – “Green Garden (S O H N Remix)”

Sometimes the downplayed electronic vibe of music in 2013 counters what we normally call “soul,” but S O H N manages to blend hypnotizing, sometimes sedated electronic touches with a heaviness that feels human, intelligent, and... Read more »