Kimberly Anne is drum kits made from £5 Ikea tables and condenser microphones duct taped to mops. Known for recording/broadcasting live demos and events from her bedroom in South East London, she is truly handmade in every sense of the word. Producing music of a rare and unique quality but yet comfortably familiar, she captures your imagination and invites you inside her brain for a cup of tea and a chat with every track.
She began her journey at the BRIT School describing her time there as 'ultimately surreal but quite a daunting place for someone still figuring out what their about'. Upon graduating the college Kimberly found herself surrounded by an intimidating mass of multiple genres and ideas. Embarking on an expedition of self-discovery and musical experimentation, she took her chance to partner with bands, artists and producers ranging from hip hop, folk to pop punk.
After a series of collaborations Kimberly longed to take full creative control over her material and wanted to explore the results of producing material single handedly.
'I was like a kid in a sweet shop before I really pinned down my sound. I'd spent a long time not really knowing who I was and feeling quite lost in it all. I'd rely a lot on others to steer the end result of my songs. In 2011 I took 9 months out of music and promised myself that I wouldn't pick up my guitar again until I knew exactly what it was I wanted to say and how.'
Deciding it was time to go back to basics, she bought a simple home recording set up and got to work. Equip with her guitar and a spare room at her Dads house, she began to craft a collection of organic songs of the truest kind.
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