Tinie Tempah, Adele, Dappy and Tinchy Stryder were among those honoured with a prestigious MOBO Award, while Jessie J walked away with a staggering four gongs. Who’s laughing now? Continue reading Mobo Award winners 2011 – revealed first on flyglobalmusic.com
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.
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!
The new album by Robert Mitchell’s Panacea, The Cusp finds the band in expanded and exceptional form; on the cusp of a classic!
A special release in the Atlantic Masters series of re-issues as this is Joe Zawinul’s debut solo album from the mid 1960s – Money In The Pocket you could say.
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.
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!
“It’s not what you know, it’s the who you know” is a well worn phrase but with Mr. Montague it’s more of both as he’s mates with Formula 1 boss Eddie Jordan and not one but two drumming legends, Roger Taylor and Nick Mason!