Resident Advisor’s “Taking It Slow with Kara-Lis Coverdale”

On records and on stage, Canada’s Kara-Lis Coverdale convenes multiple words into singular moments—sacred organ music and sweaty club music, suspended together in a sort of uncanny valley. She’s made several astounding records that way, and we imagine a long career ahead. For this in-depth profile with Resident Advisor, she wanders around Berlin, talking about different interpretations of everyday objects, the demos she has made for Justin Bieber, and how finding a perfect home for her music remains a struggle. “Things work best sometimes when they’re in places that don’t quite make sense,” she says. See her at Big Ears 2019.


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