Sunday, April 1, 2012
bachelorette for san francisco bay guardian
Bachelorette's computer folk lands in Oakland this weekend
Ask the initially shy New Zealander Bachelorette how she makes music, and you'll get a fascinating mouthful.
“Some of the stuff I make, it's almost psychedelic disco, other times I think the music is quite folky,” she begins, “in that kind of computer-based way.” Pausing she then adds, “Lately people have asked me to describe the style and I describe it as computer folk. The computer is my folk instrument. It's just me on stage and I have a couple of computers and samples and a guitar, a lot of sampling and looping live – I construct the songs differently every time I play, so there's an element of improvisation" [...]