The London producer is at it again with a third album testing the boundaries of dance music not just for experimentalism but as an illustration of vulnerability and a medium for self-knowledge.
For what is club music, Loraine James’ productions can seem strongly shielded. Many dancers and DJs promote smoothly flagged superhighways to bliss while James treks zig-zag paths.
The London musician likes to present her rhythms rough and her melodies tricky. Nevertheless, she has a way to get to club bangers and sofa chillers alike with the same track.