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Soul - Verschenen op 21 oktober 2016 | Fat Possum

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This is the debut from Kadhja Bonet, a classification-evasive singer and songwriter from Los Angeles who plays guitar, strings, and flute. Prior to this mini-album version given wide release through Fat Possum with support from Fresh Selects, it was available in six-track and ten-track editions, the latter of which added some material previously uploaded to Bonet's Soundcloud page. This iteration, just short of 30 minutes in length, makes for a concise and complete first statement from an artist whose approach invites scores of comparisons to a number of folk variants, starting with chamber-soul collective Rotary Connection's less-ornamented moments and the quieter aspects of British groups like Pentangle and Fairport Convention. An almost thunderous intro excepted, each song on The Visitor unfurls in deliberate fashion with each note played like a caress. They're lullabies when played at a low volume. Bonet's core support comes from multi-instrumentalist Itai Shapira and drummer Te'amir Yohannes Sweeney, and a handful of associates contributes additional saxophone, flute, strings, and keyboards. They all seem to take cues from the silver voice of Bonet, which weaves fantastical tales involving "gowns of gossamer," "clouds of cirrus," and "blossoms peaking with borrowed comfort sipped from bottles made of glass." Each line is sung with a sense of awe and adventure. Bonet belies her age by recasting two songs from 1976. Milton Nascimento's "Francesco" gets a lavish update, while bassist Jaco Pastorius' solo instrumental "Portrait of Tracy" receives similar coloring with appropriately lovesick lyrics written to the melody ("Each fork I chose led away from you"). Though The Visitor is distinctive, other recordings featuring Shapira, as well as those by the likes of Marques Toliver, Moses Sumney, Deradoorian, and Hiatus Kaiyote, are somewhere in the same contemporary realm. For all the fanciful imagery and vintage inspirations, The Visitor sounds like it belongs in the present as much as it does in the past and future. © Andy Kellman /TiVo
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Soul - Verschenen op 8 juni 2018 | Fat Possum

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Soul - Verschenen op 17 oktober 2018 | Fat Possum

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Soul - Verschenen op 21 juli 2015 | Kadhja Bonet

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Soul - Verschenen op 12 februari 2016 | Kadhja Bonet

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Soul - Verschenen op 26 april 2018 | Fat Possum

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Soul - Verschenen op 30 maart 2018 | Fat Possum

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Soul - Verschenen op 15 september 2015 | Kadhja Bonet

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Soul - Verschenen op 30 mei 2018 | Fat Possum

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Alternative en Indie - Verschenen op 22 september 2021 | Ninja Tune

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