Wax Poetics Issue 34 for March is out right now and it’s a jazz special! The covers feature John Coltrane and Freddie Hubbard. This special issue also includes a feature on Creed Taylor, master producer for the aforementioned artists, and also has articles on Horace Tapscott, Richard Evans, Joel Dorn and Melvin Sparks.
The self-titled debut album from The Long Lost, the side-project of Daedelus and his wife Laura Darlington, is finally out and available right now via Ninja Tune. Regular readers of the blog may remember the Flying Lotus remixes I posted last September, but the full album has landed and it’s a blissfully soothing venture through the calmer reaches of Daedelus’ musical psyche, of course with beautiful accompaniment from, his dear partner in aural-arms, the talented Laura Darlington.
Side-stepping talk of genre … [read more]
Photo by Kira Bang-Olsson.
Medley Megamix is back! But hey, no need to shout, because this very special guest podcast is all about the soothers. There’s genuine concern from Mr Medley Megamix that some of us may not be sleeping so well at night, for whatever reasons. Hence he returned to the lab to cook up a soothing treat that will have you counting sheep (or your preferred farmyard animal) in no time at all. Oh, and this works by the way – I … [read more]
Photo by Nadia Lavard.
Some tasty treats for you contained in Volume 31! Gone for a nasty blend of beat music, dubstep, funk, soul and hip-hop. Got a track from the new Prefuse 73 album on there, as well as some choice cuts from Starkey, 1000names and Onra. It’s just shy of an hour long and the whole thing is choc-full of bangers, even if I do say so myself. Also, look out for the beautfiul Jay Dee tribute at the … [read more]