Nokia and music pioneers, La Blogothèque, have teamed up once again for another year of the Lumia Live Sessions.
This year’s sessions kicked off on Saturday night (29 March 2014) at Dingles Fairground Museum in Devon, withone of the UK’s most buzzed about artists, Ella Eyre.
The talented 19 year old, whose recent number one collaboration with Rudimental on the smash hit “Waiting All Night” garnered her a BRIT Award for Best British Single, has captivated audiences at home and abroad with her unique style and a voice that commands attention. Tipped as the artist to watch by the nation including the BBC Sound of 2014, and the runner up for the BRITS 2014 Critics Choice Award, the intimate Lumia Live Session with Ella was a truly unique and special event.
Fans and competition winners traveled from all corners of the country to hear the 19-year-old songsters perform a live acoustic set to a mesmerized crowd.
The session, documented by music pioneers La Blogothèque, a visionary team of videographers and bloggers devoted to the unique presentation of new music through intimate videos. They seek to capture and translate the passion and vivacity of live music, bringing musicians and fans closer together. Previous collaborations include: Phoenix, the Kooks, Alt-J, Bon Iver, Foals, Beirut and Theophilus London.
The Lumia Live Sessions are a celebration of Nokia’s love of music discovery, bringing to life the essence of its free music streaming service, Nokia MixRadio. Featuring over 30 million tracks and hundreds of playlists created by a team of musicologists based in the UK, Nokia MixRadio caters to the tastes of every music fan. With no registration, subscription or advertisements, the app is designed to encourage people to discover both new music and long lost favourites.
Follow the Lumia Live Sessions to discover the new sounds of 2014 here: http://www.nokia.com/gb-en/lumialive/
Words: Shane Hawkins