No musician embodies more the dramatic transformation in the British jazz scene over the past thirty years than Courtney Pine. His debut album, Journey To The Urge Within in 1987, was the first serious jazz album ever to make the British Top 40, notching up sales to qualify for a silver disc. Aside from being […]
For many decades, if you wanted to listen to great music all you needed to do was one thing…switch on your television! TV and film soundtracks were often the work of absolute masters of their art – such as US legends Lalo Schiffrin & Quincy Jones, and their Uk counterparts Ronnie Hazelhurst and Alan Hawkshaw, […]
Australia’s Deep Street Soul, since signing to Freestyle Records in 2008, have earned a reputation as being right at the grittiest end of the hard funk scene who made a big impact from the outset – with even the MC5’s Wayne Kramer saying that their version of Kick Out The Jams … is the greatest version of the song ever […]
One of the biggest tracks off the latest Lack of Afro album, Music for Adverts, is Freedom featuring Jack Tyson-Charles, and it’s now available on 7-inch vinyl along with the exclusive; Clean Living Under Difficult Circumstances.
Australia’s Cookin’ on 3 Burners return with their Mind Made Up / Losin’ Streak 7-inch featuring Kylie Auldist and Daniel Merriweather – taken from the upcoming new album; Blind Bet.
Israeli producers, Kalbata & Mixmonster, travelled to Kingston, Jamaica to work with the original dancehall-vocalist pioneers. For the first single they worked with Little John to create a beautiful roots reggae track.
Ray Lugo & The Boogaloo Destroyers are back with El Ritmo De Nueva York, taken from their upcoming new album Que Chevre!