ZIMBRU are an intriguing synth assisted Romanian art pop four-piece comprising of Teodora Retegan, Paul Bucovesan, Andrei Bobiș and Oana Pop, their songs characterised by Retegan’s deep forlorn expression.
The title of their debut EP ‘Little Creatures’ suggests a TALKING HEADS influence, reinforced by the band’s moniker being a near namesake to ‘I Zimbra’, although "Zimbru" is actually the Romanian word for the European bison. Continue Reading ›
LAU NAU is Laura Naukkarinen, one of the most respected and compelling artists in Finland. Although already a veteran of six studio albums as LAU NAU, she is comparatively little known in the UK, but she has earned an international reputation for her work in film.
In a very special event hosted by Cold War Night Life, LAU NAU will be coming to London on Saturday 1st February 2020. Continue Reading ›
Now if JRR Tolkien had manufactured a pop star, he’d have probably have come up with Avant pop songstress GEISTE.
GEISTE is the musical vehicle of Marie Chabrelie, a young singer / songwriter / producer from near St Tropez who began as an acoustic act with a trip-hop past before she found that her fantasy storytelling could enter a more intriguing sonic universe using electronics.
The environmentally conscious battlecry of ‘Ocean’ has been her opening statement. Continue Reading ›
She’s the artist everyone is talking about…
GEORGIA is Georgia Barnes, daughter of LEFTFIELD’s Neil Barnes and the former drummer for Kate Tempest.
But she recently made her impression with a stand-out performance of ‘Never Let You Go’ playing Simmons Drums alongside an Oberheim OB6 on ‘Later With Jools Holland’; the presentation certainly showcased her unique selling point, in a manner not dissimilar to LITTLE BOOTS in 2008. Continue Reading ›
With her performance art ethos, Melbourne-based SUI ZHEN offers surreal observations on the intersections between human life and technology.
With echoes of Los Angeles songstress SINOSA, ‘Perfect Place’ is a delightfully odd but accessible trailer to SUI ZHEN’s brand new long playing offering 'Losing, Linda', the genesis of which began during an artistic residency in Japan and completed in Australia under the trauma of her mother's ill health and eventual passing. Continue Reading ›