Pants is back! Our favourite former resident of Spokane has fled the nest and finds Clouds Over The Pacific in superb 4-track EP form.
When worlds collide sometimes you get something unusually magical. And guess what? Saiyuki is such magic.
If you’ve read the latest edition of Jungle Drums you’ll have spotted we’ve review all the album they have apart from this one which they didn’t like too much; will the Cubanistas fare any better on the FLY sound system with Hectic?
Now there’s probably only two labels with the foresight to say, “Hey, that’s a great idea to mix jazz sax, Portishead’s guitar and bass with old skool rave – lets do it”. I’d say one would be Ninja Tune (who haven’t) and the other, Tru-thoughts who have. And they’ve pulled it off?
We’ve all met them, the folks that think that New Orleans is the true font of all musical brilliance where Professor Longhair, the Neville Brothers, Dr. John, The Meters and the Marsalis family lead the way. I’d like to know what they’d make of “futuristic” Galactic and their cast of guests on their latest album, From The Corner To The Block
The debut album by Anthony Joseph & The Spasm Band lives up to everything that the ‘Buddha’ 12″ promised. Yep, it’s that good
If you love your techno, you love Craig and Garnier but check the tracklisting to this double CD set before you buy.
San Francisco’s Slept On Records have selected some prime cuts for their debut 12″ release.
Pure Fire! is a suitable companion to the recent Sunday Afternoon At Dingwall release and it features some of our long time heroes on the scene and some top tunes like the classic ‘See You Later’ and ‘The Blessing Song’
From the maverick beatsmiths Ammoncontact, comes With Voices an album packed with all the trademark warped menace and skewed soulful excursions the duo are famed for. More collaboration-focussed and vocal-based than previous outings this is the colossus album the duo have always wished to make and threatened to craft.
Gerry Hectic digs in the crates for Carlos Niño and Fabian ‘Ammon’ Alston’s project, Ammoncontact