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Approved: Peggy Gou

By | Published on Tuesday 30 January 2018

Peggy Gou

Having had a reasonably prolific year in 2016, her subsequent break from releases has allowed Gou to develop her sound further. The first track released from the EP, ‘It Makes You Forget (Itgehane)’, pulls in a broad range of electronic influences, with a Latin house vibe and a touch of techno, and vocals provided – for the first time on her music – in her native Korean.

“I’ve recorded my voice before but this time I tried to sing”, she says, adding modestly: “I’m not a pro singer but I did my best”.

Of the EP as a whole, she goes on: “I really wanted to represent different styles and moods on this EP, from ‘open air’ warm-up vibes to ‘proper party’. I tried to draw on all my influences of the last few years, from electro, African music, early 90s house music and also techno, especially Maurice Fulton and DMX Krew”.

Peggy Gou’s next UK show will be at Oval Space in London on 11 Mar, as part of the United Nations #HeForShe Arts Week.

Listen to ‘It Makes You Forget (Itgehane)’ here.

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