PopGun Presents: Refs
MMEADOWS, K. MARIE KIM
Brooklyn, NY, 11211
8:00 PM (event ends at 11:30 PM)
This event is 18 and over
Electro-pop outfit MMEADOWS is Kristin Slipp and Cole Kamen-Green. Kristin and Cole are perhaps best known for their work as part of Cuddle Magic -- a Brooklyn and Philadelphia-based chamber-pop band that Bob Boilen (of NPR’s All Songs Considered) says is one of his new favorites -- but the duo, together and separately, have also written and recorded with Beyonce, performed with Cyndi Lauper and Kimbra, and made beats with Yuka C. Honda.
Until 2016, with the surprise release of a refreshing, modernized rework of Sade's "No Ordinary Love," Kristin and Cole managed to keep MMEADOWS [mostly] a secret, meeting late at night to chip away at a body of work. The quasi- clandestine nature and dark setting of these midnight meetings found a way into the duo’s new music through undulating low frequencies, ecstatic vocal melodies, and sizzling analog synths.
"Kristin Slipp’s vocal is a mesmerizing tool, reminiscent of Sylvan Esso in the way it punctuates the surrounding instrumentation; thought the track itself offers something far more restrained."
- Gold Flake Paint
"Their deep-seeded love for heart wrenching melodies and passionate lines are evident in singer Kristin’s soul as it pours from the speaker..."
- All Things Go