Marika Hackman, Girl Friday
October 25, 2019
Marika Hackman, Girl Friday
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
DAY OF: $18.00
TICKET SALE DATES
ADVANCE Public Onsale: May 31, 2019 10:00 AM to October 25, 2019 12:00 AM
DAY OF Public Onsale: October 25, 2019 12:00 AM to October 26, 2019 9:00 PM
DOORS: 8PM | SHOW: 9PM | 21+
It's amazing how the floodgates open when you shut out all the internal and external noise around you, stop pandering to stereotype, cease listening to your anxieties, and no longer feel like you have to fit inside the compartment society has built for you. 'I'm Not Your Man', the second album from Marika Hackman, begins with an impromptu hearty laugh. It's not the sound of silliness, it's the sound of liberation, spontaneity and collective joy. Skype-ing from one of the many East London bedrooms she's called home over the past year, she peels a piece of tape off her laptop's webcam. "I watched Black Mirror once," she says in fine spirits. The 24-year-old is feeling more herself than ever. Life isn't necessarily funnier or happier, but when there's cause for a joke or a conversation or a big ballsy statement, she's not holding back any more.
"I used to be very self-conscious," explains Hackman, all breezy. "If something sounded a bit too pop or like I'd heard it before I'd mould it into something different. This time around I thought, Fuck it I'll just let it flow." The results of this newfound semi-anarchic approach to songwriting are most immediately heard in the grungier, harder, catchier thrill of 'I'm Not Your Man'. But beyond the sound, the biggest departure is in the writing. The new Hackman is far less introspective and self-conscious. Marika 2.0 is unhinged, uninhibited and shamelessly free.
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