LeVirya’s highly anticipated album “Late Night Espresso” is, in LeVirya’s words “an ode to lo-fi hip hop, cassette tape culture and coffee.” However, to claim this release is merely coffee themed would be to ignore the nuanced complexities throughout the album. With a known talent in capturing subtle emotions, LeVirya has, in a way, produced an album which functions as a “coffee break diary”. Each song offers a glimpse of the Dutch producer’s mindset and mood that day, coffee in hand.
Although we are constantly communicating, Leon and I rarely see each other face to face as I live in the UK and he lives The Netherlands. However, last month we spent a few days together to discuss some changes to Aviary Bridge Records.
A sublime mix of trip hop, chillout and electronica, Blue Hour plays like the last breath of winter at twilight, full of delicate crystalline percussion and deep bass lines.
The story of how one track can inspire others, causing it grow into a much bigger collaborative project.