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Creative New Music Friday: 26/11

November 2021
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It's that time of the week! Here are five of the very best artworks for this week's Creative New Music Friday including credits for all the creators involved.

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1. NOËP – No Man Is An Island

Multi-instrumentalist and producer NOËP’s electro-pop style has been described as bright, idiosyncratic and cool, bringing together an adventurous fusion of worlds. No Man Is An Island is his long-awaited debut album.

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2. Fawns of Love – Innocence Of Protection

Fawns of Love’s Innocence Of Protection centres on three primary themes: innocence, vulnerability and frailty. "I think, when we are children, we use make-believe as a creative outlet, but as we get older, we use daydreaming as a tool of protection when we feel overwhelmed and as a way to have control over something," Jenny Andreotti said in explanation of these central themes. 

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3. JASSS – A World Of Service

Throughout the album JASSS muses on the especially current human and technological barriers to interconnectivity; both lyrically and musically she deconstructs the self, unmasks anxieties and interrogates the insufficiencies of language as applied to gender, identity and interpersonal relationships.

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4. The KVB – Unity

Underground coldwave duo The KVB are back with their most potent and immediate record yet. Across the album's ten songs, The KVB masterfully pull together their trademark components; radiant guitars, textural synths and an ear for a moody, brooding melody all presented here with a renewed dynamism.

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5. Lindy-Fay Hella & Dei Farne – Hildring

Norwegian collective Lindy-Fay Hella & Dei Farne’s Hildring is an intuitively crafted, ornamental and rhythmical record with a dark pop sensibility, channelling the musicians’ mutual appreciation of different genres, from dark synth, folk, jazz, noise/experimental, Krautrock, prog rock, and world music.