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    Coby Sey x LCO

    Wed 8 Dec 2021, 8pm
    Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall
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    £15
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    Portrait of Coby Sey. Purcell Sessions 2021

    For our Purcell Sessions Coby Sey recruits a new collaborator, the London Contemporary Orchestra, to bring a new angle to his gruff, haunting sounds and introspective lyrics.

    Coby Sey’s sound is a powerful new addition to the UK’s contemporary music scene. Whities 010: Transport for Lewisham laid down a hazy mix of live instrumentation and electronic-based productions, overlaid by spoken vocals, underscored by muddy beats.

    Live, these dreamlike compositions are imbued with a heavy, uneasy dancefloor energy.

    In the past Sey has collaborated with artists such as Tirzah, Mica Levi, Kwes, Babyfather, Kelly Lee Owens and Klein.

    Sey’s open-door approach to sharing and making music stretches to his work with London collective CURL, founded with Mica Levi and Brother May, who release records and host events with a collaborative, improvisational approach.

    He also hosts a regular slot on NTS which offers a portal into his appealingly murky musical world.

    Dates & times

    Wed 8 Dec 2021, 8pm

    Price

    • Standard entry£15*
    • Concessions25%**


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