Win two tickets to Big Beach Bootique Brighton 5 with Fatboy Slim, Carl Cox, Luciano, Maya Jane Coles and more. Prize worth over £70. Click for more details.
Japanese beatmaker Mabanua has his fingers dipped into a number of projects (including Green Butter and Ovall) but on his own his work is just as fine. On Mystery, the jazzy piano beat and sweet tones of Nicholas Ryan Grant go really nicely together, prefect for this fine weather (in the UK anyway) on a Sunday afternoon.
In case Bristol doesn’t have have enough top festivals this summer, here’s another one to add to your diaries. Dot To Dot will be hitting Bristol, Nottingham and Manchester for one day each and Bristol is the first stop on 2 June. Listen to our Top five acts not to miss.
We’ve been waiting for some time to find a reason to write about Alt-J and the recent streaming of their quite brilliant debut album has provided such an opportunity. We’d even go so far as to say it’s one of our favourite guitar albums of the year so far.
Californian MC Pheo has been on the scene since the 2009 release of Word to Your Blogger, but he first caught our eye with his outstanding collaberation with Soulection Radio and UTB Life$tyle.
Win two tickets to Glade Festival 2012 with Submotion Orchestra, Blawan, Andy C, Toddla T, Rusko, Pretty Lights, Eats Everything, Daedelus, Foreign Beggars and more. Prize worth over £270. Click for more details.
Win two tickets to Golden Down Festival 2012 featuring Four Tet, Lee Scratch Perry, Roots Manuva, Mount Kimbie, Submotion Orchestra, Lucy Rose and more. Prize worth over £200. Click for more details.
Although Henry Krinkle stands some 4,000 miles away from what is considered…
Mystifying melancholic pop from forgotten Japanese songstress Sonoko.
RAMZi lands on Glasgow’s 12th Isle with jagged melodies and tropical grooves.
Solemn house exploits on the Bristolian’s return to Berceuse Heroique.
Deep rumbling breakbeat techno from the Exotic Dance Records co-founder.
Jazz for cold winter nights, on Pique-Nique Recordings.
London soul music with jazzy undertones.
The LA producer explores the music of acclaimed filmmaker behind Her, Wolf on Wall Street and the Jackass movies.
The Jazzy Couscous co-founder throws some warmth to the beatless.
Aussie label Ken Oath offer up a mix of unreleased material for the second instalment in our Self-Portrait series.
2005 Texas-Thai hypnotic funk via 2016 Moscow palm-tree balearic.
One half of Africaine 808 and digger of polyrhythms all around the world.
Alternative sounds from around the world from the Glasgow six-piece.
Funk, soul, rhythm n blues, biscuits and coffee make up this gorgeous mix and delightful city guide.
Audio-Visual artist and founder of Kuwait Rising curates a unique Kuwait city guide.
Rising figure in India’s underground scene, Karleekarma presents Mumbai with a magical mix.