It’s the hell raiser who had ‘Great Balls Of Fire’ at the birth rock’n'roll in the late 50′s that’s now Jerry Lee Lewis as a Mean Old Man but he’s still rockin, country and gospel with a bunch of big name mates on a fantastic brand new 19 track album.
One thing you can say about Ashley Beedle (actually, there lots of things but without contradiction), he is possibly the most polymath of musicians around today and he never lets us down; bring on the Darkstarr!
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?
Once more our favourite rickshaw captain steers us around the world on a globetronica trip of his own favourite beats.
Loads of people are saying that the inspired pairing on Mulatu Astatke and The Heliocentrics have produced their favourite album of the year and I’m joining that happy band of folks; this is sensational!
If you start a series called Inspiration Information with Amp Fiddler, Sly & Robbie you better have a good idea for the follow up; and boy do Strut have a good idea matching up reggae legend Horace Andy and DJ/producer Ashley Beedle and neither disappoint.
Those Crosstown Rebels go even further out of thier comfort zone to get two gloriously different remixes on Riz MC’s big tune, ‘Radar’.
You’ll have seen the back cover of this months’ Faith advertising the second edition of the Junior Boy’s Own compilation A Boy’s Own Odyssey; and here it is!
Shawn Lee’s success as a musician has taken him all over the planet and in an effort to reduce his carbon footprint, he’s been hard at work in his studio to bring us 21 tracks that cover miles of different styles; ideal for global music appreciation.
As anticipated, the big track from the recent album gets a brilliant remix release that’s likely to be this years’ ‘La Ritournelle’
The last time we met Florian, we were contemplating what a hectic year he’d had. We’ve had to grab him again as he’s almost exploded with activity since January
With Amadou & Mariam finishing off the year with a gig at the newly refurbished Roundhouse, what better time to look at the latest Coulbaly remixes