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Edinburgh Newcomer LAW Covers Young Fathers' 'I Heard'

Edinburgh newcomer LAW covers one of our favorite Young Fathers tracks of 2013, 'I Heard,' for the Vic Galloway show live on BBC Radio Scotland.


Newcomer LAW (aka Lauren Holt) landed hard on our radar today with her cover of Young Fathers "I Heard"– one of our Top Songs of 2013. A collaborator and close friend of the YF crew, the Edinburgh-based DIY R&B/art-rapper recently appeared on Vic Galloway's BBC Radio Scotland. Her rendition of the original trotting lullaby showcases a phenomenal range of reasons to keep an ear out for the name LAW– alternating from foreboding synth and electro-fuzzy hip-hop to a voice that stops rooms dead in their tracks. Watch LAW's cover of "I Heard" below and find her debut EP Haters & Gangsters over here.

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South African Filmmaker Carmen Sangion Unpacks Her Short Film 'Uncertainty'

Uncertainty, a film about a couple's emotional battles during lockdown, forms part of the global nine-chapter anthology project titled One(Nine).

During the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, nine filmmakers isolating in various parts of the world came together for a collective experiment. The global team of female filmmakers worked on short films which formed part of the anthology One(Nine), a nine-chapter project of perspectives and experiences — real, unreal, fiction, non-fiction and everything in between.

The team included Canada's Ingrid Veninger, Mina Shum, Isa Benn and Slater Jewell-Kemker, as well as Dorothee Wenner (Germany), Shengze Zhu (China/USA), Carmen Sangion (South Africa) and Lydia Zimmermann (Spain). One(Nine) premiered digitally at Canada's Female Eye Film Festival that ran from March 12to 29.

For this piece, South Africa's Carmen Sangion dissects Uncertainty, a film which interrogates Black men's vulnerability and mental health struggles through the lens of one couple's relationship battles during lockdown.

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