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«Kosheen»: melodic dram'n'bass

March 15 2007

Almost ten years ago in one of the oldest and most significant trading towns of England, Bristol, was born group «Kosheen». The history of this musical project can, in principle, entitle: "He realized at three.

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Somehow, two other musicians Stamps Sabstens and Darren Decoder, heard on the demo recordings of his friend is very beautiful and strong woman's voice and decided to get acquainted with its owner - Shin Evans. This girl is still in his teens began singing in various groups, playing R & B and jazz. And when grown up, decided to leave his native Wales to Bristol in order to try their strength in dance culture, which the city has long been famous.

We met ... And after a couple of hours after that meeting recorded track and decided to create a musical team. Generally, three future friends and classmates came together to love and hard enough rhythmic direction of music - drum'n'bass. But only the task they have set, expanding the favorite style. They wanted to escape from the traditional performance in the direction of melody. Therefore, their style can be called a vocal drum'n'bass. Why conditional? Because the group also does not avoid the pop-style. "If you still think drum'n'bass - this is just eerie samples, designed to tear you a nerve, then you have not heard« Kosheen », - writes one British music critic. - Their first single" Hide U ", became an international hit, almost shook the primacy of Britney Spears on the charts in Belgium.

Analogues tvopchestvy «Kosheen» yet. This is an exclusive group. At the same time, their music can not be called "purely for aesthetes." She likes almost everything. Speeches «Kosheen» go live and it only increases ekzotiky, tsapyaschyyu their creativity. They are the most ppiglashaemymi and welcome guests to the most ppodvinytyh and ppogpessivnyh Britannica klybnyh institutions. Now gpyppa is at the peak of popularity and actively vystypaet for the marginal England. So «Kosheen» had often been in Moscow, the atmosphere at their concerts terrific: the sounds and rhythms tracks capture the consciousness. One gets the impression that he was in the deepest ocean, full of energy. Stay on the site is simply impossible, if not dance, then at least want to move permanently.
On Saturday, at 20.00 «Koseen» will perform in the club "Orange"

Natasha Savchenko


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