A city where European and Middle East culture collides.
5 favourites centred on the theme of ‘shadows’.
1970s rainy Detroit R&B & the silkiest 1970s French soul.
From 1983 Japanese electronic beach jazz to 2015 Columbian doo-wop soul.
Commanding guitar work from the ‘Hendrix of the Sahara’.
There’s more to Houston than country music, as Khruangbin are keen to show.
Psychedelic blues influenced by 60’s Thai funk, out on Late Night Tales
A top tier compilation, for its eclecticism as well as title choice.
Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger & fast-paced label execs in 1970s New York.
New music from Mano Le Tough, Porn Sword Tobacco, Dan Shake, Henry Wu, Ashley Beedle and Ptaki