I discovered the music by COSMO SHELDRAKE in APRIL and was blown away from his style and choice of instruments he sampled to get his sound for his tune ” RICH ” , Cosmo Sheldrake from Brighton/London, Britain (UK), In January 2013 he performed at TEDx Whitechapel.”and his tune got the influences from numerous and disparate musical traditions from Mongolia to West Africa, blues to classical and folk to Balkan brass. This makes his sound truly unique
“Cosmo Sheldrake is a master looper, multi instrumentalist, who played jazz and classical piano from the age of 4, and regularly performs on banjo, loop station, keyboards, double bass, drums, didgeridoo, penny whistle, sousaphone and more. An inspirational singer and improviser, he draws on numerous and disparate musical traditions from Mongolia to West Africa, blues to classical and folk to Balkan brass. Cosmo is a composer and a producer and has written music for film and theatre. Based in London and Brighton, he runs vocal improv and beatboxing workshops, youth empowerment and wilderness camps. He teaches workshops in schools and runs a regular community choir in brighton. He also sings and performs with his brother Merlin; both play with the Gentle Mystics, who released their debut album in 2011. In january 2013 he performed at TEDx Whitechapel.”
Cosmo Sheldrake from Brighton/London, Britain (UK) got 2 songs on his sound cloud site and 713 followers man this is like clear testifying how golden these track are , i love Rich (Ft. Anna Roo) a real base simple composed tune but everything fit together crazy sweet, ANNA ROO does her thing like she was born to sing this tune , it got a feeling of a” fiddler on the roof” meets ” blues soul” roots” attitude lead by a beautiful deep house guitar beat, and all details ANNA ROO , and the whole arrangement guitar , oboe, clap nothing real banger , loud and noisy each part for itself but all together is fitted, composed and designed so powerful by Cosmo Sheldrake Brighton/London, Britain (UK) that a little simple deep house tune can become so brilliant ,powerful and so crazy addictive .Rich (Ft. Anna Roo) is just killer beautiful like the the moment you first met your love again not the moment where you meet her , the moment you know you love her and meet her again , it is nothing spectacular like fireworks it is just so private and so powerful because the knowledge how beautiful this thing is which connect you, and Cosmo Sheldrake Brighton/London, Britain (UK) and ANNA ROO packed this addictive thing in their tune , nice and i am hooked and proud of it
Illustration by Johnnie Cluney, Recording engineered by Ian Grimble and Richard Matthews of Communion Music at 2KHz, Crouch End, London. 18th October 2013.