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The Left Rib
Nov 2016 07

The Left Rib

Echoes, Haggerston

Tickets: £5.50, £9.50

Soundcrash presents…



Soundcrash are excited to bring The Left Rib, to Echoes for the launch of their brand new, debut EP ‘Corporeal’.

The Left Rib are made up of singer Belle Benham and pianist/producer Johnny Tomlinson aka ‘La Force’. Belle is an established singer/songwriter and has performed live at various festivals and venues across the UK and Europe; collaborating with a diverse range of artists such as Shaunise, Quest/Silkie, Broken Orchestra, K15 and Brackles.

In 2012, together with Amnesty International, Belle curated a compilation called ‘Untold Songs’ before in 2014, releasing the ‘Lapwing’ EP via WotNot Records. Both releases received credible airplay and reviews from the likes of Rinse FM, NTS, BBC 6 Music, Trap Magazine, Hyponik and Stamp The Wax. Dubbed by Sabotage Times as ‘one to watch’, Tom Robinson (BBC 6 Music) described Belle’s vocal style as “daringly atonal’ and ‘a pleasure’, whilst artists including Heidi Vogel and Ursula Rucker have also praised her rich timbre and fragile tone.

Working together with Belle is Johnny Tomlinson aka La Force – a pianist, composer, producer and musical director across a variety of musical genres.Johnny has performed around the world at venues such as Sydney Opera House, Alexandra Palace and the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Recent work includes touring as keyboardist with acclaimed music-maker Bonobo, as well as performances with Erykah Badu and Zigaboo Modeliste. Johnny also composes for large and small ensembles, theatre and dance, and was founder member and band leader of UK-based East Park Reggae Collective (First Word Records).

The Left Rib are certainly are a hugely exciting duo and we can’t wait to welcome them to Echoes, don’t miss out on this exclusive EP Launch party.

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