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How Profound Loss Steered Producer Leon Vynehall’s New LP

Leon Vynehall

Photo by Phil Sharp

When it came time for Leon Vynehall to make his debut album, he drew inspiration from conversations held in the aftermath of a loved one’s death. Four years ago, following his grandfather’s passing, the British house producer’s family came together to grieve and swap stories, including his Nan, who shared a box of Polaroids from their time living in New York City during the 1960s. The couple emigrated from Southampton, a port city on England’s southern coast, travelling seven days by ship to Brooklyn.

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