Since Impossible Ark Records started, not only have they shown a flair for modern jazz, they’ve also been very adventurous but no more so that with the strange faith and practice of Jeb Loy Nichols.
Continue reading Jeb Loy Nichols – Strange Faith And Practice
The Big Dada office was a bit quite on Thursday as the surprise winner on this years’ Mercury prize was their very own Speech Debelle.
Continue reading Speech Debelle – Speech Therapy Wins Barclaycard Mercury Prize 2009 & Tour Dates
Twisted Tongue have the spirit of 70′s funk and psych soul in their veins so there’s no surprise that the debut album is coming out on the Acid Jazz label.
Continue reading Twisted Tongue – Twisted Tongue
With a full UK/Euro/World tour to coming up, Fink will be performing songs from his new album Sort Of Revolution and it’d be a good idea to catch him before he gets even bigger than he already is.
Continue reading Fink – Sort Of Revolution
Hardkandy (aka Tim Bidwell) has left home-town Catskill Records in Brighton as the new album Second To None finds him in the premier league with Dom and Simon at Wah Wah 45s
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The 3CD compilation set across the Ninja family of labels (Ninja Tune, Big Dada and Counter) is the ideal companion to the launch the label’s first club night since Sleath.
Continue reading V/A – You Don’t Know: Ninja Cuts
After interviewing Nitin Sawhney two years ago it was fairly clear this was someone with a massively active mind, opinions about everything and an imagination fit to create some of the most inspiring music on the underground scene today.
Continue reading V/A – In The Mind Of Nitin Sawhney
The good groove will out on the nation’s airwaves and e-waves but finding it is a different matter as it keeps switching locations
Continue reading DJ Nick Luscombe – Jumping to Resonance FM
From DJ and remixer to singer-songwriter the dual personality of one of Ninjatune’s hottest artists was an interview Fly couldn’t turn down.
Continue reading Fink – Spinning Plates Spinning Tunes
Full of 60s blues and pop influences The Gin Club is a worthy first release from Folklaw Records, Fink and Tim Bidwell’s new label.
Continue reading Nikolas Barrell – The Gin Club
Having appropriated elements of the unassailably cool — downbeat latter-day lounge jazz, 60s big production and hippy ethics — Thief have put together a stormer of an album.
Continue reading Thief – Sunchild
Beats driven but firmly anchored in live sounds, Bonobo’s Days to Come is an album you will want to come back to over and over again.
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Since hearing Ninjatune artist Fink’s spellbinding guest vocals on Nitin Sawhney’s epic Philtre last year I’ve been awaiting the release of his debut vocal record. And it was certainly worth waiting for.
Continue reading Fink – Biscuits for Breakfast
Continuing Fly’s support of the exquisite living body of Daedelus, it was time to catch up with our man on a beautiful day on the West Coast.
Continue reading Daedelus – On the Road and in the Studio in ’06
By an artist’s seventh album, you may think the ideas would be harder to come by, inspiration a little lacking perhaps, but Philtre blows that theory right out, and Nitin Sawhney comes through with his best album to date.
Continue reading Nitin Sawhney – Philtre