I discovered Hiro Kone from New York after the release of her third album A Fossil Begins to Bray, but she actually played in my hometown in 2018. I played a track of hers when I was broadcasting on 3RRR, which feels like ages ago now. Nicky Mao – which is her real name – returned to her the Dais label earlier this year for a new LP called Silvercoat the Throng. The 8 track album sees Mao work with a more open soundscape in collaboration with a handful of other artists. It still has the sound of hissing hardware, but with a more playful approach.
[…] mostly looking forward to seeing Hiro Kone from New York though. We wrote about her recent album Silvercoat the Throng last year and I really love her 2019 record as well. On the club music side I can’t wait to […]
[…] Mao is a New York-based musician and producer that we’ve written about earlier on here, with the release of her latest album as Hiro Kone. On Friday she performed a new […]