Some stories never get to be told properly. At last ours has been.Read more "From Jazz Funk & Fusion to Acid Jazz: The History Of The UK Jazz Dance Scene – Mark ‘Snowboy’ Cotgrove (Book)"
WOMAD organisers are rightly delighted to have had such a successful festival after the mudbath of last year. Some of this is down to luck of course (both bad last year and good this year) but lessons have been learned and other stats bare out improvements across the boardRead more "WOMAD 2008 – Festival Back on Track (Review)"
While the host nation to this gig was tuned into a football match, the mainly Latin audience danced, roared and sang their way through an exceptional evening of musicRead more "Seu Jorge and Airto Moreira – Royal Festival Hall (Live Review)"
The most recent in what seems like a bottomless well of great music of all styles from Nigeria is coming your way soon from crate diggers extraordinaire Soundway Records. Prepare yourself for Psychedelic Afro-rock and fuzz funk in 1970s NigeriaRead more "V/A – Nigeria Rock Special"
No doubt confused by being murdered by his conservative, cross-dressing father, it would appear that the spirit of Marvin Gaye is alive and well and living in the body of a reformed post punk artist from SpainRead more "Gecko Turner – Chandalismo Ilustrado"
Dubbed ‘that rarest of jazz beasts: a genuine star’ by The Independent on Sunday, award-winning British jazz musician Dennis Rollins is currently touring to promote his third album, Big Night Out!, his funkiest yet and we have three signed copies to give away!Read more "Dennis Rollins’ Badbone & Co – Big CD Giveaway"
A collection of 15 tracks joined by some metaphysical quality beyond genre; music that escapes between the cracks; transgressive music made by chance in the borderlands between unlikely placesRead more "V/A – Sketch 02. Day (Eclectic Grooves Selected by Momo)"