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Mishaped Pearls

Mishaped Pearls

Dec 3rd 2016 @ The Slaughtered Lamb

London, United Kingdom
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About Mishaped Pearls
Genres:
folk, world, classical
Band Members:
Manuela Schuette - Vocals and Percussion, Ged Flood - Vocals Guitar Tenor Guitar Tenor Banjo Mandolin Saz, Andrew Sleightholme- Piano Keys and BVs, Calie Hough - Bodhran Tabla Congas Percussion, Massimo Troiani - Bass and BVs, Tom Finigan - Guitar Tenor Banjo Saz Baglama Mandolin and BVs, Laurel S. Pardue - Violin
Hometown:
London, United Kingdom

"Really intriguing...I love this"
Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2

“Astonishing”
Tom Robinson, BBC6 Music

"Outstanding...absolutely gorgeous, gorgeous music"
Bob Harris, ...
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Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
7:30 PM
The Slaughtered Lamb
34-35 Great Sutton Street Clerkenwell, London, United Kingdom
New Roots presents: Mishaped Pearls and Dariush Kanani£8.50 adv/ £10.00 doorDoors open 7.30 pmAt the forefront of a very exciting new wave of UK folk, seven-piece Mishaped Pearls' most recent album 'Thamesis' has recieved four star reviews from The Guardian, the Financial Times and the Telegraph, and garnered the highest of praise from Tom Robinson, Mark Radcliffe and Bob Harris, highlights amongst universal acclaim from the press and media. Their adventurous song combination of the ancient and the new finds an echo in their musical make-up - banjo, saz baglama, bodhran, violin and mandolin mix with acoustic guitar, keyboards, electric bass and drums, all led by the mezzo-soprano voice of Manuela Schuette. Their music's roots in tradition expand into progressive folk and rock, eastern modal music and shows elements of contemporary classical influence.“Really intriguing - I love this” MARK RADCLIFFE, BBC RADIO 2 FOLK SHOW“An outstanding release – absolutely gorgeous, gorgeous music” BOB HARRIS, BBC RADIO 2“Darkly beguiling...cinematically epic” ★★★★ THE SCOTSMAN"Unexpected, gently startling" ★★★★THE GUARDIAN'Astonishing, with heart-stopping vocals from Manuela Schütte. It's not often a band can truthfully claim to have a sound unlike anyone else in the country, but Mishaped Pearls can certainly make that proud boast’TOM ROBINSON, BBC 6 MUSIC'....such an original and engaging album” DAILY TELEGRAPH, TOP 10 CDs‘A brilliantly realised piece of work' fROOTS'they scream originality..” SPIRAL EARTH“..a celestial, otherworldy quality, elegant and graceful " R2 MAGAZINEMishaped Pearls on stage at 9.00 pm.WATCH MISHAPED PEARLS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FT0IxcFS0GAwww.mishapedpearls.org
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About Mishaped Pearls
Genres:
folk, world, classical
Band Members:
Manuela Schuette - Vocals and Percussion, Ged Flood - Vocals Guitar Tenor Guitar Tenor Banjo Mandolin Saz, Andrew Sleightholme- Piano Keys and BVs, Calie Hough - Bodhran Tabla Congas Percussion, Massimo Troiani - Bass and BVs, Tom Finigan - Guitar Tenor Banjo Saz Baglama Mandolin and BVs, Laurel S. Pardue - Violin
Hometown:
London, United Kingdom

"Really intriguing...I love this"
Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2

“Astonishing”
Tom Robinson, BBC6 Music

"Outstanding...absolutely gorgeous, gorgeous music"
Bob Harris, ...
Read More