It may be 30 years since Bob Marley passed away but reggae’s pop flame is still going strong and Hollie Cook is a hot name for the summer.
Siggi Loch’s ACT label has a wealth of talented young piano players on their roster and here’s another who happens to be British!
Strut re-kindle their involvement with one New York’s most revered DJs and re-edit pioneers, Danny Krivit, with a fresh album of essential new, rare and classic re-works, past and present (that reads as “must have” in case you didn’t guess).
Tonight’s show is the first time Robert Mitchell’s Panacea have been to the Forge and only the second show on a tour schedule that takes them into the new years as they showcase the brilliant new album The Cusp.
Soil & “Pimp” Sessions have release their 6th album this year and they are at the Jazz Caf?© today (and WOMAD tomorrow) so as the warmed up in Camden Town, I grabbed a few words with front man Shacho.
With the end of the footie season, from the name of this lot sound, they sound like they should be some blue nosed anti-Martin O’Neill collective; but they don’t even come from Birmingham!
Dub Pistols was founded by Barry Ashworth in 1996 and spent much of the past 10 years releasing breaks, big beat, dub, reggae, house on Distinct’ive Records but this latest single is the preview for the sophomore album coming out on Sunday Best and it’s brilliant.
The morning the after the night before sees Manny Pacquiao definitely the hottest “For President” candidate in the world right now but on a music front, its Peyoti For President that leads the way as he surfs the rising tide of conformity with a mix of world beats and political pop-punk!
Alan Braxe’s is about as good as it gets when it comes to electro house goodness so when it comes to a debut single on his own Vulture label, its got be be worth picking at the bones.
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.