There’s big competition in the trendy and hip brass band section and I’m not talking Grimethorpe! Here’s the latest and the best, the debut album by the Hackney Colliery Band.
If you listened to the latest Gilles Peterson Radio 1 show you’ll know he said “They keep telling me there’s going to be an Acid Jazz revival” after playing a track from Burn!; listen to the whole album and you’ll believe it!
Good Times is 30! How much fun can you possibly have after 30 years? Well on the evidence of the latest compilation by King of Choppers himself, Norman Jay MBE, the answer is lots – get you’re Good Times today. Continue reading Norman Jay MBE Presents – Good Times 30th Anniversary
It’s good to have something to dance to on a Friday, and Kraak & Smaak’s latest album Electric Hustle is certainly a good album to dance to and so much more!
The anticipation for the first news of the Big Chill line-up has been building up as the weather has been warming up. After last year, who could they get?
It might have been the last night of the tour but as the Afrobeat message beats loud again, this was one not to be missed, as Gilles Peterson said earlier this year, “If you ever get the chance to see Seun Kuti live, you’ve got to go!”
The title of this set is taken from Lowrell’s super sexy ‘Mellow Mellow, Right On’ and here’s a proper collection of downtempo 70s and 80s soul that will put you right on in the mood.
Fat Freddy’s Drop Live At The Roundhouse is possibly the easiest review of the year as FFD are at their best live and at The Roundhouse, they were at their best; plus they are still likely to be when on tour in the UK this week.
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!