Elan Tamara

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Fascinated by Balinese Gamelan and Steve Reich, Elan Tamara makes music as uncategorisable, as heartfelt and beautifully otherworldly as anything you’re likely to hear. She has carved out a space so unique and unclassifiable that people have fallen back on namechecking other female artists with a distinctive aesthetic and outlook – Kate Bush, Bjork, Joanna Newsom and their ilk. Needless to say, she doesn’t sound like them, either. Her first two EPs were released on producer Kwes' Bokkle imprint, her third on Big Dada. With a voice that can be smooth and calming or raging and hurt, Tamara pulls long vocal lines and next level harmonies over the syncopated minimalism of her piano playing. As well as her own music, she worked in DELS' live band in 2011 and with Kwes live from 2012 onward.

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Offshore - Two London Gigs This Weekend

Offshore will play two shows in London this weekend - first up is Top Nice at Hoxton's The White Horse on Friday 14th October, followed by Open Sauce at The Silver Bullet on Saturday 15th.

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DELS - Live at XOYO, London 6 October

DELS is playing London's XOYO with a full live band as part of his UK/EU tour on 6 October.

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Big Dada Live @ Big Chill House TONIGHT - FREE ENTRY

Big Dada Live @ Big Chill House this Friday - FREE ENTRY

This Friday finds Big Dada Records holding court at the Big Chill House in Kings Cross, London, with entry costing you absolutely nothing all night long.

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  • "@TJonBASS @R_Tapper Haha thats from my church service a few weeks back ha! :)"

    Wed Jul 30 17:13:51 2014
  • "RT @liamthatcher: @timkellernyc I've just put this in the oven. Would you like to come to dinner? #AskTK http://t.co/1IyS9us36z"

    Mon Jul 28 18:32:07 2014
  • "Front of the bus stinks. Back of the bus is a blazing furnace😩. Can't win #todayisnottheday"

    Sat Jul 26 15:24:14 2014
  • "@liamthatcher lol the mouth is funny"

    Sat Jul 26 14:44:26 2014
  • "@liamthatcher @typaned I did have one but I dunno what happened to it!"

    Sat Jul 26 13:37:19 2014

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