Interview: NWMS Chats With Kimbra

Kimbra will be stopping by Seattle on February 11th to perform at Neumos and we had a chance to chat with her about her career so far. Her debut record, Vows, released in 2011 created buzz with singles “Settle Down,” and “Cameo Lover,” followed with two Grammy Awards in 2013 for her mega-hit collaboration with Gotye “Somebody That I Used to Know.”

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Tasting Darkness with Walking Papers’ Jefferson Angell

Picture a dim, dingy, hotel room. Cigarette smoke. A pistol under a leather jacket, a knife in a well-worn boot. Lipstick. Tattoos. Weary, wise eyes. A tinny old radio playing something gritty and evocative: bluesy roadhouse guitar, hard-driving rhythm section, biblical keys washing underneath like an urgent, muddy river. Someone here’s about to hit bottom, experience catharsis, or both.

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