Byron Wallen: Portrait

Inspired by the pan-cultural identity of Woolwich, in South East London, Byron Wallen’s Portrait is appropriately subtitled Reflections On Belonging. (Although the subtitle is missing from the album’s cover, it is clearly denoted within the title of the sleeve notes). The reflective element is certainly present from the start; Anthem (Epilogue), evinces a mixture of street sounds, effects and voices married with a ghostly but curiously hypnotic melody. Things sta
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