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kcrw sessions – how to dress well

tom krell returned as how to dress well earlier this summer with “what is this heart?,” an effort that found krell enthusiastically exploring all of the pop potential contained within his carefully crafted aesthetic.   50 more words


How To Dress Well at the Echoplex review

A bit past the midway point into his set, How To Dress Well’s Tom Krell revealed his date at the Echoplex happened to be a noteworthy anniversary in his life (not his birthday, as someone guessed, to which Krell smiled and informed him and the crowd of his misconception.) Per Krell, his best friend unexpectedly died four years ago on Aug. 484 more words


How To Dress Well, What is this Heart? 

American Tom Krell’s third album as How to Dress Well demands to be heard.

Glacial and shimmering, it’s a 12-song collection of electro-funk which comes on a little like 80s Prince locked in a room with Spiritualized, all topped off with Krell’s beautiful, crystal clear voice. 96 more words

New Albums

How To Dress Well - What Is This Heart? (Trilogy)

How To Dress Well’s 3rd album “What Is This Heart” was released on 23rd June in the UK and is a wonderful piece of work. If you have not encountered the artist also known as Tom Krell before he sings in a falsetto that is striking, almost feminine. 245 more words

How to Dress Well - "What Is This Heart?" - ALBUM REVIEW

How to Dress Well “What Is This Heart?”

If you ask most people, the world of murky, ethereal R&B is ruled by The Weeknd. But ever since he sort of tarnished his legacy with his lackluster debut studio album “Kiss Land,” I’m beginning to rethink things. 550 more words


What Is This Heart? - Album Review

Since 2009, How to Dress Well (aka. Tom Krell) has made a name for himself in Alternative R&B. His signature vocals are dressed with lingering & decorated rhythms to create an airy mood, one that resonates long after the track has ended. 322 more words


Show Review: How To Dress Well, Haus der Berliner Festspiele

It’s not every day that you get to watch an album bloom–quite literally. Last weekend saw How to Dress Well, aka Tom Krell, take to the boards at the Berliner Festspiele as part of Foreign Affairs’ “Performing Pop” series. 698 more words

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