Bonobo – aka Simon Green – makes his long-awaited NPR Music Tiny Desk debut today, with a full band Home Concert focused on key songs from his just-released and widely celebrated album Fragments (Ninja Tune).
The performance starts with a miniature Tiny Desk replica before panning out to Green joined by a full band – drums, guitars, woodwinds, keys – with Green on bass as well as synths. The set begins with “Tides,” featuring vocalist Nicole Miglis of Hundred Waters, who is singing lead vocals with Bonobo on the 2022 Fragments tour as well. “Shadows” follows, featuring Jordan Rakei on vocals. Miglis returns to sing “From You” and the set closes with “Break Apart,” a highlight from Bonobo’s 2017 album Migration. On the album versions of these songs, “Tides” features Jamila Woods and “From You” features Joji, with “Break Apart” featuring Rhye. // Continue to the full article