Pin It
Favorite

Thursday, June 19, 2014

NYIKO Officially Releases New Album Tonight at BCA Center

Posted By on Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 12:53 PM

click to enlarge NYIKO - COURTESY OF NYIKO
  • Courtesy of Nyiko
  • NYIKO
Always Always, the latest, mixed media release from local songwriter NYIKO, has been out for a few months now. But the indie pop auteur has yet to properly celebrate the birth of that project, which includes a five-song EP and accompanying 40-page art book featuring works inspired by the music from artists around the country. He'll take care of that tonight, Thursday, June 19, with a release party at the BCA Center in Burlington that also features tooth ache. and Sasquatch BTV. The show's $5 cover also nets you a download card for the EP.

Always Always is an ambitious, genre-mashing work, more than 18 months in the making. And, as Seven Days reviewer Mitch Manacek noted in his review of the record in April, it's really good. Mitchell?

The songs that make up the musical half of Always Always represent the union of influences NYIKO has had since he started writing hip-hop songs in elementary school. Each tune is in touch with its times yet suggests a catchy classic. The result is a delectable smorgasbord of songwriting and production aesthetics, which is held together by NYIKO's voice.
Thanks, Mitchell.

But don't just take his word for it. Take a listen to NYIKO's "Island I Would," below and hear for yourself.

Tags: , , , , , ,

Got something to say? Send a letter to the editor and we'll publish your feedback in print!

Pin It
Favorite

Related Locations

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Keep commenting classy! Read our guidelines...

More by Dan Bolles

On Topic...

Latest in Live Culture

Social Club

Like Seven Days contests and events? Join the club!

See an example of this newsletter...

Keep up with us Seven Days a week!

Sign up for our fun and informative
e-newsletters:

All content © 2014 Da Capo Publishing, Inc. 255 So Champlain St Ste 5, Burlington, VT 05401
Website powered by Foundation