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Kelela: Raven Album Review

On Raven, Kelela builds her nest from cascading synthesisers and tight drums.  ‘Washed Away’ immediately submerges us. Slow, repeating melodies against reverbed vocal riffing set a clear, tidal direction for the album. Throughout, this style is revisited to varying degrees of success. On tracks such as ‘Holier’, Kelela’s attempt leaves little lasting impression on the […]