Ibeyi - Ibeyi LPXL Recordings
NPR- Songs We Love, Interview and Field Recordings. Marie Claire, February, New Yorker, W On The Verge 500K YouTube views for their song "River". New video for "Ghost" in December NY & LA showcases November. Ibeyi reveal details of their self titled debut album. Produced by Richard Russell at his West London Residence La Revolution Studio and released on XL Recordings. The album cover artwork features a photograph of the twins taken in 2014 as well as an alternative, interchangeable cover featuring a photograph of them as children. Ibeyi are 19 year old French Cuban twins Naomi and Lisa-Kainde Diaz. They are daughters of the late Cuban percussionist Anga Diaz. Naomi plays percussive instruments, the Cajon and the Batas, while Lisa plays piano. Together the twins combine modern pop, hip hop and electronic influences with the traditional sounds of their father's Yorubán culture. Having recently made their debut UK live appearance with a sold out show at London's Courtyard Theatre alongside playing at the Royal Festival Hall in London with Angelique Kidjo and a Paris show with Damon Albarn, Ibeyi have also been confirmed to appear at this year's Eurosonic and March/April tour dates including SXSW Summer festivals.