OK so it’s not just Ayanna Witter-Johnson and Robert Mitchell over the 4 days (there’s actually 100 performances by many different acts) but they were the highlight of the opening day at this high spec venue near Kings Cross.
Continue reading Kings Place Festival – Sept 8-11 [Ayanna Witter-Johnson/Robert Mitchell]
As much as the mention of Futuristica’s Jazz Chronicle’s session in the Guardian’s Guide on Saturday as their ‘Pick of the Week’ was appreciated, they missed out that Manchester’s finest Matthew Halsall was a special guest DJ!
Continue reading Matthew Halsall – Spiritual Surfing at 60MPC 03/02/11
The new album by Robert Mitchell’s Panacea, The Cusp finds the band in expanded and exceptional form; on the cusp of a classic!
Continue reading Robert Mitchell’s Panacea – The Cusp
“Incredibly this is the first time these guys have played live and this is the official launch of the new album Time, Ladies and Gentleman – Emanative!”
Continue reading Emanative – Time
In the post-New Year rush, more than happy to agree with Gilles Peterson’s choice last week of Album Of The Week but this week, it must be Sun Circle’s debut Reborn?
Continue reading Sun Circle – Reborn
Not content with pulling off album of the year, can Emanative really have got the double with EP of the year?
Continue reading Emanative – Spacebeats EP
For students of all things theology, you’ll know that on the fourth day it all got a bit elemental and here’s some space inspired beats from a man who is out there, Mr. Beatnick!
Continue reading Mr. Beatnick – The 4th Day
Now anyone who thought they heard Deborah’s vocals on the Gilles Peterson show the other week would be spot on, but now you’ve got the chance to hear as well as see, The Light.
Continue reading Deborah Jordan – The Light
A special 7″ taster from Deborah Jordan on Futuristica Music before a new 12″ of remixes and the debut album, it’s all happening for the girl from the sunny south coast.
Continue reading Deborah Jordan – Nothing Lasts / Home
K-Scope (aka Geoff Woolley) has been a longstanding project releasing quality tunes on various labels like Earth Records, Cookin’ Records, Further Out Records and now, the latest EP now 4Lux out of Holland.
Continue reading K-Scope feat. Deborah Jordan & Jennifer Moore – Precious Heart EP
Now, when I bumped into Gilles Peterson last week (prepare yourselves for his new haircut), I suggested the winner of album of the year. Like the old sage he is he replied, “We’ll see”. Now, was he thinking of Raphael Saadiq’s album that he was raving about last week? Well, I’m now thinking it’s another one of his favourite artists, Emanative’s debut Space!
Continue reading Emanative – Space
Gilles Peterson went a bit futuristica on us this week and quite rightly was getting excited with Ohio based Replife with his brilliant multi-faceted debut album, The Unclosed Mind
Continue reading Replife – The Unclosed Mind
While his former musical partner Gil Scott-Heron was doing a two year stretch, the legendary Brian Jackson was celebrating his 54th birthday and still loving the music
Continue reading Brian Jackson – Still Breathing
Twelve months ago we were mesmerised by the debut 12″ of this Parisian quartet and now the album est arriv?© and Communication is what everyone is talking about
Continue reading Electric Conversation – Communication