So if Screaming Life and Fopp are each a bit of a mixed bag, one can’t help but marvel at a band that would grow by leaps and bounds over the next few years, eventually turning in three stellar albums before breaking up for the first time.
Solange isn’t just one of contemporary R&B’s most compelling artists — she’s curating a roster of talent to join her.
Inspired by the influence Caribbean immigrants had exerted on British music of the late ’70s and early ’80s, Saâda Bonaire sought to fuse Eastern influences from Germany’s own immigrant population with dub, disco, and funk.
Oranssi Pazuzu — whose name is a combination of the Finnish word for “orange” and the demon from The Exorcist — pull from krautrock, heavy psych and space-rock to arrive upon a curious and foreign, yet ultimately incredible sound.
While Ferreira’s music straps on certain ’80s elements and misshapes them through intorsion, what makes Night Time, My Time work is the fact that she sings at the level at which most of us speak, about the most familiar kinds of turbulence.