And improvised jazz tour-de-force on our charity Advent Calendar.
Supporting sustainability non-profit Julie’s Bicycle and their Green Riders campaign.
The Parkway Records boss traces the disco roots of house.
Global Roots leader Thris Tian charts the history of a Chicago institution.
Picks include Fingers Inc, Ramsey Lewis, Ten City, Common and Chicago.
The Astral Black boss picks Rose Royce, The Jones Girls and Lamont Dozier.
Kuduro to crate-diggers, afro-house to migrant sounds.
“I love to drop it in a club and watch everyone stop and have a think”
Some visual inspirations from the Toronto label and record shop.
Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughan, Nubya Garcia, Emma-Jean Thackaray and Charlotte Dos Santos feature.