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Your Indigo - EP Review: Your Indigo

17 Dec 2019 // A review by Mike Alexander
What a great surprise and start to a new decade. Your Indigo has all the makings of a 'super group' with three very distinctive talents in their own right – 'electric' electro producer Joshua Holmes and songwriting maidens (they do bear bouquets  in their hair on the video to Glass Cloud),  Amiria Grenell (Autumn and Three Feathers) and Bryony Matthews (Little Queen).


And while Joshua certainly threads the weave with some delicate, warm and glowing textures, plus a few bold masterstrokes, it’s the combined  voices of Grenell and Matthews which give Your Indigo such a rich tapestry. 

Voices flutter and dive in and out of each other like swallows playing on the opening track Glass Cloud and The Forever Song, while a lazy guitar strum and ambient drone carry Water Sky along on a gentle tide with an engaging vocal that drifts away on an ocean tide.

Magazine Bay is more blips and beats before it breaks into song - again another coo-ing, thought-provoking stunner full of personal reminiscences and observations.  It has the feel of sunny day memories with a few clouds that once darkened the horizon and a stomping multi-vocal build-up that leaves you breathless as it crescendos. 

Your Indigo caught the ear with their 2018 debut single Not A Feathered Tree, and now with this self-titled EP they have caught the heart and mind.

Rating: ( 4 / 5 )
 

About Your Indigo

In 2017 good friends Josh Holmes (Junus Orca, Othersun), Amiria Grenell (Tui award winner) and Bryony Matthews joined together to create Your Indigo.

Each with their own musical careers, Holmes an electronic producer, Grenell and Matthews
both folk singer-songwriters, they were all looking to create something different.

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Your Indigo
Year: 2019
Type: EP

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