Little Boots: Hot New Talent Brings Tenori-On AND Stylophone To Jools Holland!
Little Boots is the musical alter ego of Blackpool lass Victoria Hesketh, former singer with Dead Disco. At last week's Later With Jools Holland show on BBC 2, Little Boots brought together vintage and new technologies, with a stunning performance that used both a Stylophone AND a Tenori-On!
Little Boots and her microKorg
Little Boots came to life when Victoria left her former band Dead Disco because, according to her, 'It was obvious to me that indie was getting boring, and things were going to go more pop,'
So she got hold of a few synths (including a microKorg she never seens too far from), a stylophone and a Tenori-On - which she claims to push "to its limits"- and started making music inspired by the likes of The Bee Gees, though tracks such as "Medley" played at Jools Holland remind of edgier acts such as Bats For Lashes.
Watch her inspired performance at Jools Holland:
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