yeule – Thalia Hall – Chicago,IL – 7-15-2022 (Gallery)

Since its launch in November 2015, Fresh is the Word has been a documentation of for sorts for music/pop culture journalist Kelly “K-Fresh” Frazier, as they journey through their love of music and pop culture, as well as using this platform to share they growth on topics important to women, people of color and the LGBTQ community through the artistic lens of pop culture. As an ever evolving podcast, K-Fresh is going back to his roots focusing more on the music artists they are passionate about from the past and present. From the classic hip-hop artists they grew up on, to the new faces of dance, and from the metal bands they’ve long appreciated to the indie pop artist stealing their heart, Fresh is the Word aims to tell the stories of those who need their contributions to music known, while also exposing their audience to the next artists to watch out for (sometimes before they blow up!).

Back on July 15, 2022 at Thalia Hall in Chicago, I finally witnessed the magical show from the Singaporean songwriter and producer Nat Ćmiel, better known as yeule. This stop on their North American tour was more than just a concert, but more of an art performance staged in the round. yeule performed selections from both of their album 2019’s Serotonin II and 2022’s Glitch Princess, both released via Bayonet Records. Below are some shots from the extremely beautiful show.

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Kelly "K-Fresh" Frazier
Kelly "K-Fresh" Frazier has been an online advocate for Detroit hip-hop, electronic, and rock music for over a decade now. As a tastemaker in the Detroit scene, he writes about the city's music and culture through various forms of social media along with publications both here in Detroit and internationally. Outside of writing, he is a well-respected DJ within the city who has played numerous gigs in many of Detroit's most legendary venues