Don’t get confused, this isn’t a Snoop Doggy Dog appreciation as it’s out of the Altered Vibes kennel of off-beat sounds; so hard, it’s pulling at the lead to get played.
Now-Again have done the impossible, they’ve hit on a combination that can challenge their own Heliocentrics and Mulatu Astatke as they put the Sun Ra and James Brown in the Sahara
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.
I wonder if Finn Peters’ butterflies are in his stomach due to the “difficult” second album syndrome; he need not worry says Gerry Hectic
Students at the FLY academy will immediately recognise Jackson Conti as the combined talents of Otis Jackson, Jr (aka Madlib) and Ivan (Mam?£o) Conti (he of Azymuth); lets face it, that makes Sujinho indispensible in itself.
The gift of the samba is an answer to a calling from the gods of rhythm. Or to put it another way, The Ipanemas are at it again with their new album on Far Out Recordings.
Flemish Belgium brass band Va Fan Fahre’s second album is not your usual Balkan fare, but takes the genre to many unexpected corners of the musical world
BiggaBush is back in the mix big time with as diverse a set as you’re ever likely to hear
The soundtrack to the new Jim Jarmusch film is a heady cocktail of rock, opera (but no rock opera thankfully) and ethio-jazz courtesy of Mulatu Astatke
Best mate of fellow Ninja Tune, Mr. Scruff, Treva Whateva finally releases his first full length CD