Josephine Foster @ The Cube, Bristol 03.11.12
Reviewed for Bearded Magazine
In Spanish, the word ‘duende’ – literally a fairy or goblin-like creature – is used to describe the alchemical feeling when all is aligned in great art or great performance, the human spirit is lifted, and the emotions are intensified accordingly. It is an elusive thing, one that is as hard to explain, as it is to capture. Some musicians spend their lives searching for it. Some are plagued by it. Tonight’s magnificent showcase proves its existence to all with the capacity for it; the sense of self, or the collective conscious, or however it is recognised/felt/revealed . . .