StreeXB Global Talent SearchYou may have never heard of this indie artist but she has the talent that will blow you away.

She just has something about her that will just capture your attention.

She may even remind you of a couple famous artists.

Indie artist Kelly Lee Owens has such a beautiful voice and pierces your heart with meaningful words.

Kelly Lee Owens obviously has the talent but is that kind of person that doesn’t rub that fact in your face. She is truly a unique artist who is not afraid of colouring outside of the lines. Her presence will just hypnotize you, it’s one of those bizarre feelings that you get from watching her shows. She herself can’t believe that she’s an artist. Go figure!

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Having collaborated with such dance heavyweights as Daniel Avery, Ghost Culture and, most recently, Seb Wildblood, Kelly Lee Owens may well be the most accomplished musician you’ve never heard of. As she explains, much of it’s down to the good fortune of working alongside Avery at London’s much-missed Pure Groove record store, an “amazing space where they would have bands play almost every day,” she says. “For some reason they gave us lots of responsibility there, so we used to work together and hang out a lot, we’d go to Papa Johns… that was about 2009.”

The track in question was Drone Logic, which later became the centrepiece of Avery’s widely acclaimed debut album of the same name. It was also the beginning of a string of collaborations between the two, including the album’s closing number Knowing We’ll Be Here and the as yet unreleased Keep Walking, which Owens managed to save for herself. “You’ll see why it didn’t fit – it’s a lot more down-tempo and it sounds a bit Massive Attack-y.”



To an extent, the underground nature of the genre’s origins is even reflected in the choice of venue. The upmarket gastropub above notwithstanding, The Waiting Room is a place so rudimentary that milk crates are used to prop up monitor speakers. Stage left, the wall resembles that of the public convenience it may or may not have been converted from, lending new relevance to the term ‘toilet circuit’. Overall, the evening strikes a fine balance of being suitably amateurish but never shambolic. There’s an awkward moment when the DJ finishes with some time to spare before Owens can make it to the stage, for instance, but any anxiety in the room evaporates once her set is underway.

That this is the same person who, away from her aforementioned collaborators, for years only had playing bass in an indie band to show for her musical capabilities still feels a little unbelievable. If there’s one thing worth resenting about her performance tonight, and it takes some looking, it’s that she hid herself from us for so long.


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