Tune Yards

Live | End of the Road Festival 2014

End of the Road, Festival, 2014, review

People who go to End of the Road festival are just better than other people. They’re kinder, they’re cleverer, and they have unendingly beautiful souls. Apart from the guy standing next to us at tUnE yArDs on Sunday afternoon who…

Live | tUnE-yArDs @ Village Underground

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Merrill Garbus, without having even released her latest album, ‘Nikki Nack’, set a storm upon her fans after announcing a one-night-only appearance at London’s Village Underground. Predictably, it sold out in minutes, and those with tickets were undoubtedly in for…

Album: tUnE yArDs – w h o k i l l

Perpetual messers-with word cases tUnE yArDs keep their incessant meddling up with this, their second studio album.  The powerhouse driving the tUnE yArDs project, Merrill Garbus, has succeeded in giving us an innovative, playful, and staggeringly adept follow-up to the…

Album: Tune Yards – BiRd-BrAiNs

There’s a lovely moment at the start of BiRd-BrAiNs when Merrill Garbus and a child, possibly her son, discuss the merits of blueberries. They’re “fresh”, they conclude. So is this album, given a deserved UK release by the rejuvenated 4AD…