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GPWW Presents Neneh Cherry // Blank Project

May 19, 2014

Swedish singer/songwriter Neneh Cherry came over to the Brownswood Basement last month to perform ‘Blank Project’ live at Boiler Room alongside Rocket Number Nine, and whilst she was here, we grabbed her for a quick chat.

In this podcast, whilst the boys are sound-checking next door, Neneh discusses the Blank Project’s inception and the unusual surroundings in which it was recorded, how she first connected with Kieran Hebden/Four Tet and the Rocket Number Nine guys, and talks about the role her father, legendary musician Don Cherry, played in her own musical development.

You can download the podcast HERE [right-click-and-save on a PC // ctrl+click on a Mac]… or subscribe to Gilles’ podcasts via iTunes

Music featured in the podcast:
Neneh Cherry - Across The Water (Smalltown Supersound)
Neneh Cherry - Everything  (Smalltown Supersound)
Neneh Cherry - Blank Project  (Smalltown Supersound)
Neneh Cherry Ft Afrika Baby Bam –  Nina (Four Tet Production)
Neneh Cherry & The Thing – Accordian  (Smalltown Supersound)
Neneh Cherry Ft Robyn – Out Of The Back  (Smalltown Supersound)

Blank Project is out now on  Smalltown Supersound.

And just in case your search engine’s broken, below is Neneh’s live performance alongside the Rocket Number Nine boys, from April’s Brownswood Basement Boiler Room session.