Gemma will play twice at Drill Festival, the Brighton festival curated by Wire and headlined by Wire, Swans, and Savages, between Dec 4th and Dec 7th.
Gemma plays on Dec 5th and on Dec 7th. We will announce where and when as soon as we are allowed to!
Watch Gemma perform a solo version of “The Right Thing Did Me Wrong” , filmed at Lowlands Bar, Brooklyn by BreakThruRadio’s Hear And Now Sessions. Click HERE
Gemma and band visit the BBC in Manchester today for a live session on Marc Riley’s show. Starts at 7pm GMT, through til 9.
You can find out more and tune in here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04jtl3w
The press world has had some laudatory words to say about Gemma’s new album, so if you haven’t heard it yet, here’s a selection below to talk you into it.
“unpredictable and inspired…a series of remarkable musical tableaux”- MOJO **** (Album of the Week) read here
“ She digs deep and dark to create an infectious gothic pop reminiscent of Nick Cave” – SHINDIG *****
“Resonates with passion, lust and an exceptional sense of gripping melodrama. An extraordinary addition to an already impressively idiosyncratic catalogue” – AMERICAN SONGWRITER ***** read here
“Dramatic, passionate, razor-sharp and enticing” – LOUDER THAN WAR ***** read here
“a collection of noir-ish surf-doom ballads and expansive pop-exotica fans have come to expect from this creative shape-shifting artist” – ALLMUSIC **** read here
“Insanely great” – BUST**** read here
“Fresh and unsettling. A perfect master of noir-pop” – MOTHER JONES**** read here
“Gemma ray will charm and seduce” – CULTURE COLLIDE **** read here
“Innovative and indispensable…It’s the sound of the past, the sound of now and …. the sound of the future” – THE QUIETUS read here
“There’s a compelling cinema to Ray’s songs” – CLASH
“Mysterious….creepy….” – NPR listen/read here
“A confident chanteuse with a searing six-string” - DAILY EXPRESS *****
Read an in-depth interview with Gemma by Wyndham Wallace for The Quietus HERE!.