Wow! Yes it really is veteran Jamaican dub expert at the controls of Tectonic’s dubstep compilation with cover by Tony McDermott and you can’t get much better than that.
Continue reading V/A – Scientist Launches Dubstep Into Outer Space
Day 3: Waking up to a beautiful sunny Sunday morning with Big Chill Radio playing Dudley Perkins’ ‘Flowers’ and a full day ahead of awesome music listening pleasure, I almost felt as excited as a teenager – would it last?
Continue reading Big Chill Festival 2010 – Sunday 08.08.10
Taking their lead from such rock giants as Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath, Aussie funk-soul-boogie experts drop their fourth album with the unimaginative title, 4; thankfully, the 12 tracks are anything but 4th rate – this is a big one!
Continue reading The Bamboos feat. Kylie Auldist – 4
As you might guess from the cover, this album is inspired by the music of Ethiopia and when it’s done by Ben Lamdin, you know it’s going to be jazz of the highest quality – put it down as a must have.
Continue reading Skeletons – Smile
First off, don’t let the title of this 2CD compilation put you off as the 23 tracks are not in any way second rate – this is Zero dB after all!
Continue reading Zero dB – One Offs, Remixes And B-Sides
This is so much more than a one track album but you must be warned, there is an absolutely fantastic track that’s going to make you drop your funky rocks like hot stones.
Continue reading Dr. Rubberfunk – Hot Stone
Happy Birthday to Tru-Thoughts, 10 years young, a major achievement for any independent record label especially in these turbulent time of falling record sales, thoughtless free loaders/uploaders and distributors going bust (which happened to the label last year).
Continue reading V/A – Tru-Thoughts 10th Anniversary
Recorded in Lyall Bay, Wellington and recently showcased live at WOMAD, the best reggae, dub, soul, jazz band in the world present their latest album… and its a grower.
Continue reading Fat Freddy’s Drop – Dr Boondigga & The Big BW
The nu-Balearic future begins right here with the sound of Italo duo Crimea X who take us on a round trip of electro cosmos courtesy of the crew at Hell Yeah Recordings.
Continue reading Crimea X – Phoros EP
Nippon Nik ‘Mukatsuku’ Weston swops continents as he’s sigined up some sons of Afrobeat so we we are plesed to report, The Spirit Of Fela Is Alive & Well!
Continue reading Nik Weston Presents Kaleta & Akoya Afrobeat – The Spirit Of Fela Is Alive & Well!
Fans of Tru-Thoughts with instantly recgonise Shapes 09:01 as a Robert Luis labour of love with the massive 29 track double CD showcasing all what’s best about the label and its wide range of artists.
Continue reading V/A – Shapes 09:01
Flevans is another musical genius who manages to transcend different genres and eras and if you’ve been eagerly anticipating the follow-up to the fabulous Unfabulous album, you’ll have to hold on a little longer after the single ‘Hold On’ comes out.
Continue reading Flevans – Hold On
If you’re going to see Bonobo’s DJ set in Brighton tonight, watch out for members of the band that played at Koko to be in the audience as Audio is the place to be and to celebrate two new releases, the live DVD and a special 10″ remix that are both due out on Monday.
Continue reading Bonobo – Live At Koko (DVD) / Between The Lines (Remix)
The Big Chill Festival has grown from the friends listening to a seminal Global Gathering album to the initial Big Chill get together of a mere 700 in 1994 to 30,000 in Eastnor Castle Deer Park last year; so to celebrate 15 years here’s a compilation selected by some Big Chill big movers.
Continue reading V/A – 15 by 15 (Celebrating 15 Years of The Big Chill)