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Malaika exclusive performance

Malaika exclusive performance

By: Disorder Magazine

The Irish singer-songwriter joins us for a SoundCheck session.

Since the discovery of a guitar in her loft when she was 11, the enthralled Malaika has pursued a career in music with single-minded intensity.

A pursuit that has seen her songwriting skill endorsed by the likes of BBC Introducing and Jamie Cullum – leading to a performance at the 2015 Montreal International Jazz Festival – and her star emerge as one to watch after being named Best Jazz & Blues Act at the Unsigned Music Awards.

Musically, the sultry songstress from Belfast crafts songs that see elements from jazz and pop coalesce. Whilst her voice, with a smoky Nina Simone-ish quality that suggests fire and brimstone, calls to the listener, inviting you to peer into the experiences that have given her technical prowess soul.

Call Me Honey

I Don't Feel the Same

Thanks to The Astronomer, Photography - Tracy Morter

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