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Jazz Fest Report: Chuck D, Big Freedia and Laura Mvula on the Influence of New Orleans

THE SPIRIT OF JAZZ LIVES ON IN TODAY’S MUSIC I grew up three blocks from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and, when the wind blew just right, I heard the music from the … read more »

POSTED May 9, 2014 2:57PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

2013 Mercury Prize Nominees Announced

This year’s shortlist of nominees for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize, which celebrates excellent UK albums, has been announced. FADER Summer Music issue stars Disclosure, cover artist James Blake, GEN Fs Savages and Laura Mvula, FADER … read more »

POSTED September 11, 2013 3:52PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , ,

What We’re Reading: Laura Mvula

Tired of reading the same recommended books from the usual sources? Just think of our weekly What We’re Reading column as your non-committal book club with FADER and some of your favorite bands. For this … read more »


Interview: Laura Mvula at the FADER Fort Presented by Converse

Before she took the stage with her six-piece band at this year’s FADER FORT, we had the pleasure of catching up with Laura Mvula in the Converse lounge. As pleasant and humble as we’d imagined, … read more »

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Download The FADER #84 Podcast

Maybe it’s the crisp yellows and primary colors of this year’s Spring Style issue, but The FADER #84 podcast seemed to be just asking to be left clean—no funky blends, pitch-downs or mashups, just fire … read more »

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After web publishing conglomerate BuzzMedia bought Spin in July of last year, they promised that although they had no physical publication to their name, they were dedicated to the magazine’s legacy, and that, in some … read more »

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GEN F: Laura Mvula

As a student in composition, British singer Laura Mvula found herself dissatisfied with the ugly dissonance of the modern classical canon. A lover of beautiful sounds, she found nothing to admire in a lack of … read more »

POSTED March 4, 2013 10:05AM IN GEN F Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Video: Laura Mvula, “Green Garden”

Laura Mvula, the young British singer/composer with a Nina Simone voice and amazing ear for vintage twinkling melody, and who basically we can’t get enough of, released her second proper music video today, for “Green … read more »

POSTED January 18, 2013 1:20PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Stream: Laura Mvula, “Green Garden”

Laura Mvula, the classically-trained former secondary school teacher that’s now RCA’s top priority, will release her second single, “Green Garden,” on February 24th. Built atop wind-twinkled chimes and hand claps, the track’s sun-bathed and un-anxiously … read more »

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Video: Laura Mvula, “She”

The incredibly talented new singer Laura Mvula has just premiered her a video for her first single,”She.” Filmed fairly simply in South Africa, Mvula sings backed by a full vocal chorus. Signed to RCA in … read more »

POSTED November 16, 2012 4:58PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: