Music Gear News
Kele Okereke's solo confidence
Kele Okereke claims going solo has made him more confident.
The Bloc Party frontman - who recently released his debut solo LP `The Boxer' under his first name only - was able to do much more working on his own than recording with the group.
He said: "Making this record has definitely given me a new confidence. Just the fact I was able to make it was an achievement for me.
"I never felt constricted in Bloc Party but with `The Boxer' I've learned anything is possible.
"In Bloc Party, the creativity, the rhythmic and melodic ideas were shared between us. For `The Boxer' I had to do everything on my own.
"It was liberating in some ways but frightening at times."
Despite recording a solo album, Kele insists he never had plans to break away from the group.
He added in an interview with The Sun newspaper: "For the last six years we'd been on a treadmill of writing, recording and touring. You soon get jaded.
"But on our break I didn't want to stop being creative and I had stuff I wanted to do. Before I knew it, I went into the studio by myself and started working.
"I'd never had that self-believe or desire until I found myself making some great songs and I had an album."Posted on 18 Jun 2010 16:30 to category : Music News
Related Music News
With Pearl Jam, Tupac, , Depeche Mode, Janet Jackson and many more being nominated, this years event shaping up to be huge.
His first album in over 38 years, Chuck's new album is to feature his family and his own original material
Remidi are nearing the launch of their much anticipated Remidi T8, a glove that grants the user the ability to make music with their hands alone
Open to the public, the DJ decks are led by professional sound engineers and music producers encouraging commuters to try their hand at mixing.
The MEGS initiative aims to break small companies and emerging artists into overseas markets
Not Impossible Labs have developed a vest that is aimed at providing an equal experience for deaf and non deaf concert goers alike.
Recent Music News
Introducing the AD-2 Acoustic Amp, CP-1X Compressor and JC-22 Jazz Chorus Guitar Amplifier
In August controversy was in the air as the Dirty Dancing stage show fired its live musicians in favour of a backing track. Now the Musicians' Union urge its members to join in the protest.
Cancelling his remaining shows in December due to ill health, fears arise over the guitar legends health
With two plug-ins worth up to 199 Euros, users who purchase a A77X between 24/10/2016-31/01/2017 can experience unprecedented audio quality at a fraction of the price.
In recent times, the theft of musical instruments and gear seems to be more prevalent than ever. With this GPS guitar pedal, users can track their stolen equipment simply by logging in online on their phone or tablet.
Paving the path for unique high quality drum stools, Roc 'n' Soc's products cater to caters comfort and overall playing experience.