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Eliane Radigue/New London Chamber Choir, London Sinfonietta, James Weeks, Spitalfields Music | reviews, news & interviews

Eliane Radigue/New London Chamber Choir, London Sinfonietta, James Weeks, Spitalfields Music

Eliane Radigue/New London Chamber Choir, London Sinfonietta, James Weeks, Spitalfields Music

Drone music pioneer creates a mesmerising new celestial dance

Drone music pioneer Eliane Radigue: A winningly modest presence at her first UK retrospective last night
What strange goings-on at this year's Spitalfields Music festival. One church is set ablaze by a female laptop trio; another is swamped by 17th-century collectivists; one man opens up a black hole with the back of his guitar; and a harpist becomes a stick insect, taking to his instrument with two bows.

If the Atlantic Ocean could talk, Eliane Radigue's Elemental II would be its first words

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