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Richer Sounds event: Rodrigo y Gabriela @ Melomania

Richer Sounds event: Rodrigo y Gabriela @ Melomania

Update: We’re delighted for Rodrigo y Gabriela, who have just won their first Grammy Award – the 2020 “Best Contemporary Instrumental Album”. The album, METTAVOLUTION, is absolutely stunning – and a deserved winner! It was on the World Tour for …read more

Album review: Free Nationals – Free Nationals

Album review: Free Nationals – Free Nationals

Some of you may already know multi-instrumentalist, rapper and singer Anderson .Paak for his solo work or guest features. His backing band Free Nationals are essential to his sound, and even though he appears on one track, their self titled …read more

Album review: Burial – Tunes 2011 to 2019

Album review: Burial – Tunes 2011 to 2019

Burial fans may have assumed that his latest release would have featured fresh productions, instead Tunes 2011 to 2019, as the name suggests, is a reissue of almost every track from that period. Spanning two CDs and 17 pieces in …read more

Album review: Michael Kiwanuka – KIWANUKA

Album review: Michael Kiwanuka – KIWANUKA

Michael Kiwanuka’s third album pushes new sonic boundaries on a journey of self-discovery. “Am I a hero now?” Michael Kiwanuka does not know the answer. The opening question of the single “Hero” is one of his new album’s biggest topics. …read more

Album review: Amon Tobin – Long Stories

Album review: Amon Tobin – Long Stories

World renowned experimental electronic music producer Amon Tobin released his follow up for April’s Fear In A Handful Of Dust this month, where will he take us next on this ambient journey? Part two of this year’s schedule follows suit, …read more

Album review: The Black Keys – Let’s Rock

Album review: The Black Keys – Let’s Rock

Blues rock duo The Black Keys are back with Let’s Rock, a dense, rich fuzz rock barrage of danceable bouncy blues, laced with gospel-esque choral backing vocals and groove laden beefy drums. The band’s first album since 2014’s Turn Blue, …read more

Album review: Tim Hecker – Anoyo

Album review: Tim Hecker – Anoyo

A companion piece to last year’s ‘Konoyo’ this arrives very quickly after its predecessor. Drawing again from sessions with Tokyo Gakusko, it’s very much part two of a journey. Konoyo refers to the physical world, this world and that album …read more

The Richer Sounds Love Vinyl event – Video recap

The Richer Sounds Love Vinyl event – Video recap

Experience the incredible performances from our magical Love Vinyl event, with James Morrison, Rahh, Leo James Conroy and Grace Gillespie! On April 13th, 2019 we celebrated vinyl retailers around the world with our Love Vinyl event, held at London’s storied …read more