When we first came across Gibson Bull we were surprised how he could have so few plays. It might have something to do with the low key release of his eponymous debut album over a year ago, but since then he’s kept his head down and written a good batch of songs to record a follow-up EP.
Seasfire first came to our attention last month through BBC Introducing Bristol and have suddenly…
What We’re Listening To Vol.7 featuring the freshest cuts of Soul, Jazz and a sprinkling or RnB
Some of you might remember the brilliant track-cycling, London Hip-hop group 2morrow’s Victory that we brought you a couple of weeks ago. Well their own record label unveiled two new signings at Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards last week that we thought worth telling you about.
There are so many people coming and going from Stokes, William it’s better to just call them a Folk collective rather than a band. On their website we counted twenty-one people involved and that’s just the musicians.
Since its humble beginnings just four years ago, the Outlook Festival has quickly become famous worldwide as Europe’s leading Bass music & Soundsystem culture festival. Held in an abandoned fortress off the coast of Croatia, Outlook has consistently been at the forefront of bass driven music and each year brings the biggest and most vibrant names in Electronic music. Alongside this, the festival has also become known for exposing the freshest and most unique talents from the world of Dub, Dubstep, Dancehall, Drum & Bass, Hip-Hop, Grime, Garage, Electronica and Bass Music. 2011 brought them the ‘Best Overseas Festival Award’ as voted for by the UK Festival Awards, and 2012 looks to be even better.
Both accomplished producers in their own right, Benjamin Damaage and Doc Daneeka teamed up about a year ago to make Creeper for Modeselektor’s Berlin label 50 Weapons. The duo made such a good impression that they were asked to produce a whole album, which is released today.
Since we had such a great response from the George The Poet’s session back in October…
Soft experimental textures and haunting spoken word on Sydney imprint Best Effort.
Reflective new age signals new direction for the Renate resident.
Amazonian rhythms from the London promoters.
A Venezuelan folkloric tradition takes on the form of a South American Sade.
Latvian ambient from founding member of avant-garde group NSRD.
A ten minute ambient waterfall on ESP Institute.
A heap of jazz-sampling hip-hop, NYC rocksteady and a boogaloo Beck cover.
Contemplative songs for a lonely winter night from the Coastal Haze family member.
Cape Verdian new wave, Cameroonian jazz-funk and Utrecht electronica.
Calming ambient, jazz funk fusion and soul pop, all by way of Japan.
80s synth-pop, Balearic and Italo from the NTS and dublab resident.
1971 Jazz fusion, 1978 emotive Lebanese tones, and 1986 Ivory Coast reggae.
Hong Kong mix, plus interactive map and favourite spots around town.
Showcasing Bulgaria’s rich heritage and vibrant present from a DJ who counts Zip as a fan.
Funk, soul, rhythm n blues, biscuits and coffee make up this gorgeous mix and delightful city guide.