Join us for the launch of the annual festival of eclectic, innovative and exciting work coming out of the Department of Music, live at Goldsmiths or online via YouTube.
Starting at 6pm in Goldsmiths Refectory and online via YouTube/GoldsmithsMusic, "PureGold Lounge" launches our annual festival of music, which runs from May - June.
This live streamed event, with a film created on 13 May, features opera, spoken word, singer songwriters, gamelan, jazz and multi-keyboards, with live acts and interviews, presented by Mimi Jasson & Donavon King.
#PureGold17 | #PureGoldLounge
Starting as an acoustic singer / songwriter Rosie Everett’s soulful voice has always been at the forefront of the mix. Even as her sound has developed we can still expect to be captivated by her melancholic melody lines and deeply emotional lyrics. Now creating mesmerising dark pop, Rosie's voice demands your attention by pulling on your heartstrings and singing into your ear with a catchy and beautiful sound.
LYDS is a British born Sierra Leonean spoken word poet whose work is predicated on radical softness, identity & self expression. her inspirations musically and ideologically include Solange, Kendrick Lamar, Yrsa Daley Ward & James Baldwin.
FILLE is the project of third-year Goldsmiths popular music student, Catherine McAteer. Originally from Northern Ireland, the project was started when she lived in Marseille. Becoming influenced by French electronic music there, she began producing her own tracks after playing mainly classical music before. She likes to merge her Celtic and classical roots with electro and pop influences and also composes music for film.
D.A.N is an electropop singer-songwriter and producer from Derry~Londonderry, Northern Ireland. His most recent single, Clothes Off, was featured in Made In Chelsea, resulting in over 7000 Shazams in one week and landing a spot in Shazam's Top 50 Chart, as well as securing a Top 20 place on its Future Hits Chart. In the short space of time since its release the song has also gained over 1 million plays on Spotify as well as reaching #3 on the UK iTunes Electronic Chart.
For more information on the festival, go to http://www.gold.ac.uk/puregold and check out all the events, which include our final year degree shows from BMus Popular Music students at The Albany, Deptford, BMus Music students in Deptford Town Hall, the opera production and many live gigs and recitals.
Dates & times
|20 May 2017||6:00pm - 7:30pm|
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