The Rhythms of Black Peru
New Afro-Peruvian compilation of undiscovered gems comes out on vinyl and download.
Continue reading V/A – The Rhythms of Black Peru
At least there’s one day a year when your local independent record store makes the news as Record Store Day returns with lots of special releases on vinyl to collect; and much more too!
Continue reading Record Store Day with Jonny Trunk & Gilles Peterson (16th April 2011)
With most of the UK covering in snow, what better week to launch a book dedicated to the cover art of Bossa Nova albums released in Brazil in the 1960s?
Continue reading Gilles Peterson/Stuart Baker – Bossa Nova
London-based Japanese DJ/producer Kay Suzuki has found an opening for a new EP on his own label, Round In Motion and it’s good enough to get anyone moving!
Continue reading Kay Suzuki – Opening EP
Ben Watt’s Buzzin’ Fly Records celebrates its 50th release with new single ‘Bright Star’ that’s out today and its blindin’!
Continue reading Stimming, Ben Watt & Julia Biel – Bright Star
Cuba is the inspiration for the music on this album called Camar?° so expect some percussion dominated techno from London based DJ/producer, Ariel.
Continue reading Ariel – Camar?°
With mates from the hip-hop, crunk and B-more scenes Diplo’s reputation spread and he has now worked full time with every ‘name’ you could possibly think of as all he wants is Decent Work For Decent Pay.
Continue reading Diplo – Decent Work For Decent Pay: Selected Works Volume 1
Wow! This is a bit of a monster release as Fluid Ounce compilation Presents… is a DVD with 90 (yes that’s ninety) tracks on it. That’s 7 hours of totally “NEW” music on one disc; now that’s what I call music!
Continue reading V/A – Fluid Ounce Presents…
Who says the Internet is killing music? Certainly not us or “high quality MP3 download” site Bleep.com as they launch a FREE compilation download album (available from 15-24 December).
Continue reading V/A – Bleep Loves …Labels
So a bit late on this one but as it’s just been announced that the LSO is only British orchestra in list of world’s best, thought we’d better have a listen.
Continue reading Mahler – Symphony No 6 (LSO/Gergiev)
What a dream! If your on a trip across America making a film about independent record shops, why not take it one step further and compile a book on the subject with the bonus of some essays and interviews before the digital age of mp3s takes over total control of how we buy and listen to music? That’s what Emma Pettit did and Old Rare New is the comprehensive book to proove it.
Continue reading Old Rare New – The Independent Record Shop (Book)
Featured in yesterday’s Metro as “FREELOADER – Where to find good music for nothing”, you’ll be please to know that you can also buy it from DJHistory.com and here’s something worth buying!
Continue reading V/A – Taste The Difference Vol 1: The Very Best Of Swag
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
Karen Pearson, better known as Karen P, has just compiled the latest episode of …Broadcasting for Sonar Kollektiv so it was a great time to catch up with the Radio “Oscar” winner to find out why she’s so hectic at the moment.
Continue reading Karen P …. Broadcasting Worldwide
CD-R is a night run at London’s famed Plastic People club, giving budding producers and artists a chance to hear their work on a prized sound system among their peers, and under the tutorage of industry stalwarts Tony Nwachaku and Gavin Alexander…
Continue reading Unreleased Gems – Daisuke Tanabe