Post Tagged with: "Actress"

Listen: 20 Favorite Albums Of 2017

Listen: 20 Favorite Albums Of 2017

With the year in music drawing to a close, we look back on our 20 Favorite Albums of 2017. While it might be easier to compare apples to apples, this genre-spanning collection compares apples to oranges. We find it a more “fruitful” approach when boundaries are broken down and exceptional, but quite different artists, such as Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and […]

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Watch: Actress "Falling Rizlas"

Watch: Actress “Falling Rizlas”

Actress released his AZD LP via Ninja Tune this past Spring and today we watch his new video for the album track “Falling Rizlas.” Fellow UK musician Dean Blunt provides the direction, and he brings his enigmatic vision to this mysterious vignette. A man in a hazmat suit ducks under a police line cordoning off a cement court behind a […]

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Listen: Actress Shares “Dancing in the Smoke” Track

Listen: Actress Shares “Dancing in the Smoke” Track

The UK-based producer Actress has shared his new track “Dancing in the Smoke” off his upcoming LP AZD out April 14th via Ninja Tune. To set the mood, Darren Cunningham explains that the cut deals with: “that moment in the club, in the side room which is less habituated where the music is more diffused from the main club, smoked […]

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Watch: Actress "X22RME"

Watch: Actress “X22RME”

The UK-based electronic musician Actress will return with a new LP called AZD (pronounced “azid”) on April 14th via Ninja Tune. The conceptually motivated album was influenced by the African-American outsider artist James Hampton, Afro-Futurist/Hip-Hop pioneer Rammellzee, as well as the desire to make his music sound like chrome. But, speaking with DAZED this week, Darren Cunningham might have discussed […]

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Watch: Actress & the London Contemporary Orchestra

Watch: Actress & the London Contemporary Orchestra

British electronic musician Darren J. Cunningham, aka Actress, is teaming up with the London Contemporary Orchestra for a performance that will take place at the cities’ Barbican Centre on February 10th. The collaboration has been commissioned and curated by the Boiler Room, and today they take us behind-the-scenes to look into the rigorous and experimental means by which Cunningham’s ambient […]

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Actress "Rap"

New Track: Actress “Rap”

The UK producer Actress will return to his own Werkdiscs label, in tandem with Ninja Tune, to release the new 3xLP Ghettoville on January 27th. Today we preview his track “Rap“, below, stream the new record in it’s entirety via NPR First Listen, as well as checking out the new mixtape podcast that Darren Cunningham has put together for XLR8R; […]

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