, social magazine

ANOHNI issued a protest album Hopelessness, the world's critics praise him

ANOHNI, formerly singer Antony Hegarty of the band Antony and the Johnsons, issued under its new feminine identity debut album, Hopelessness. On it he cooperated with two producers in contemporary electronic music - Oneohtrix Point Never Hudson and Mohawk, which cooperates with Kanye West.

Hopelessness album contains eleven songs with straightforward political texts concerning monitoring, the war waged by the drones and the destruction of ecosystems. The infectious dance music blends with the distinctive soulful and captivating voice ANOHNI a protest against contemporary American politics and global civilization.

On the album in March attracted significant video with model Naomi Campbell to the composition Drone Bomb Me, which is sung from the perspective of an Afghan girl whose family killed by assault drones. Immediately after the release of the board received rave reviews from around the world.
Guardian judged it the maximum five stars and called it "the strongest and most sophisticated recording protest in decades."
Music magazine Pitchfork awarded 9 out of 10 stars and characterized it as "probably the most open political album of the year - triumphant and painful at the same time, full of moments that cause chills and tears."
Spin Magazine rated the album the same number of stars as Pitchfork and the assessment that "condemns the spectacular war cry."
Hopelessness for newspapers The Times and Independent Album of the Week happened, for Uncut album of the month.
Q music magazine picked ANOHNI as "the most important voice of contemporary music."
Australian web Ripitup attributed the album five stars and concluded by saying: "This album also forces the audience to dance and cry. It is an important work of conceptual art 2016 - poignant, heartfelt, beautiful. These eleven tracks gets you. "

ANOHNI this year became the second transgender artist to be nominated for an Oscar
- for Best Original Song from the film Manta Ray Racing Extinction. In protest against the fact that she could not sing the song, did not attend the ceremony. ANOHNI, even with Antony and the Johnsons, at the Colours of Ostrava festival first appeared in 2012, when the new festival grounds Lower Vítkovice together with the Janacek Philharmonic charmed thousands of spectators.

Colours of Ostrava festival will take place July 14 to 17 in stunning industrial premises Lower Vítkovice. The main stars of the Colours of Ostrava Underworld, Tame Impala, Of Monsters and Men, M83, Passenger, Thievery Corporation, ANOHNI, Kodaline, The Vaccines and Slowdive.
Over 300 program points (except for concerts and theater, films, workshops, discussions, art activities) will be including a forum Meltingpot over 22 outdoor and indoor scenes.

Source: tz

Like FiftyFifty article:

All articles 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 on