Reviews & Press Quotes

Link to 5* Live Review of our London Debut at Bush Hall (14 May 2014) from The Guardian’s Robin Denselow

“an intriguing collaboration that really works… Catrin Finch is a celebrated harpist…this is (Seckou Keita’s) most satisfying work to date…. the interaction is remarkable…an elegant, gently exquisite set.”
Robin Denselow, The Guardian ****     View review…

 

“a sublime duo of two artists who are masters of their instruments…musicality and architecture at work”
Simon Broughton, London Evening Standard *****      View review

 

“Blissful”
Financial Times *****     View review…

 

“Using every trick in the rock manual to dynamic effect…magical”
David Hutcheon, MOJO ****      View review

 

“gorgeous, eloquent, elegant music”
Thomas Brooman CBE

 

“something quite different.. a really intriguing collaboration… it works so beautifully together – a beautiful album.”
Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2

 

“intricate, ethereal and entrancing, an elaborate pas-de-deux… remarkable”
Neil Spencer, Uncut Magazine View review

 

“heavenly music… that soars, intricately realised, pretty wonderful”
Nigel Williamson, Songlines ****        View review…

 

“Some people spend a lot of money on illegal substances in order to attain the kind of mood this music evokes”
fRoots    View Review

 

“Old Welsh harp songs, Manding kora staples, Latin dashes, Celtic arias and more woven together to create something new that also possessed enough depth to sound sage, even timeless…the marriage of harp and kora seems blessed to be long, warm and fruitful.”
Andy Morgan
“Un enchantement…”
Les Inrocks   View review…

 

“Tous deux se dépassent ici dans un déluge de notes plus cristallines les unes que les autres, dans une douce tempête mélodique”.
Mondomix

 

” La richesse des arrangements (la harpe joue même les basses!) réinvente l’une et l’autre avec une grande fraîcheur”
Telerama ffff     View review…

 

Other Press features and articles:  

Songlines Magazine August / September 2014 feature written by Editor Jo Frost
Book review of Andy Morgan’s ‘Finding The One’ by Nigel Williamson, Songlines Magazine Aug / Sept 2014 edition
Review of Usher Hall gig on 11th May 2014 by Rob Adams of The Herald Scotland
Read fRoots feature on the project  (June 2013) written by Andy Morgan