The album of the week without a doubt is Ebo Taylor’s Love And Death which isn’t bad for the guitarist, composer, arranger and producer from born in 1936 – be prepared to see it in all good ‘Best of 2010′ lists very soon!
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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
Spreading the word about Hudson Mohawke has been as easy as a hot knife cutting through butter over the last couple of years but has his debut album come to a sticky end (or should that be loop)?
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The latest edition in the Inspiration Information series finds the original beat of Afro-beat Tony Allen paired with the cosmic saxophonist from Finland, Jimi Tenor.
Continue reading Jimi Tenor / Tony Allen – Inspiration Information Vol. 4
Multi-instrumentalist Tenor and his buddies from Finland join up with Afro-Berliners Kabu Kabu with obvious resuls, a magical world of Afro-Ra from the 4th Dimension that’s on a different level of “must have”.
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Karen P is …broadcasting to the world and you’d be daft not to tune in to her first compilation for Sonar Kollektiv.
Continue reading Karen P – …Broad Casting
Back in 1995, Compost Records released the first in the Future Sounds Of Jazz series of cutting edge compilations and Volume 11 still points the way forward
Continue reading V/A – Future Sounds Of Jazz Vol. 11
Scandinavian jazz and funk harmonises with African percussion, bringing a marvellous fusion of assorted vintage and contemporary elements.
Continue reading Jimi Tenor & Kabu Kabu – Joystone
The combination of a New York born Willis, producer/husband Jimi Tenor and a Helsinki based backing band have together created a geographically diverse Northern Soul album for the mid-noughties.
Continue reading Nicole Willis and the Soul Investigators – Keep Reachin’ Up
BiggaBush is back in the mix big time with as diverse a set as you’re ever likely to hear
Continue reading BiggaBush – Sound Sensation
It was one of those couple of weeks when the Blue Room boys of Chris Coco and Rob da Bank just kept mentioning their mate, Mixmaster Morris. Gerry Hectic tracked down the man himself
Continue reading Mixmaster Morris of the Big Chill