5 rooms over 3 floors, all day and night – it can only be the OneTaste Festival! The above flyer tells you pretty much what you need to know, but essentially this will see 45 fantastic acts grace one festival, including workshops and other delightful bits of fun. It’s being hosted on Sunday 8th November at The Bedford in Balham, SW12 9HD – tickets are £10 advance and £12 on the door. For more information, and to book tickets, visit the OneTaste website.… [read more]
Off the back of her latest album No Longer At Ease, MOBO award winning soul singer Nneka is embarking on a 5-date UK tour in November. As the flyer says; Nneka will be playing; London, Manchester, Bristol, Liverpool and Brighton – and in that order too!
Born in Nigeria, but with Germany as her home, Nneka has been causing quite a scene in the music world of late. Picking up fans like a giant snowball rolling down a mountain, she can even call Lauryn … [read more]
Bought the Hudson Mohawke debut, Butter, yet?! Perhaps this viral game, Butterstar Galactica, might help nudge you towards making your purchase! What time can you get?! I got over 5 minutes, which means I’m pretty crap, incase you didn’t know. It’s a cool game though!
Don’t forget to check out the review of Butter that Jules Hallam wrote for Jus Like Music the other week. And, as I said, Hudson Mohakwe‘s Butter is out now and available through WARP Records.… [read more]
Norway’s Jaga Jazzist are back with their first fresh material since 2005′s What We Must. Taken from the upcoming album of the same name, One-Armed Bandit is being given away for free by those kind people at Ninja Tune. The album is officially due out on 25th January, and if this first taster is anything to go by, then it’s gonna be bloody amazing!
The track, One-Armed Bandit, dances along a fine balance between retro and futuristic jazz sounds, but naturally it is delivered … [read more]
For this week’s edition of the Jus Like Music show I kicked things off by bringing back together the team who made up the Heralds Of Change; Hudson Mohawke and Mike Slott. Things then move into slightly more hip-hop-like territory via tracks from Obba Supa, … [read more]
Jus Like Music had the proud honour to provide a guest mix for Apple Juice Break. AJB showcases such incredible tastes that I had to make very well considered choices for my selections! So, I wanted to make it a journey, starting with some heavy beats, moving on to electronic sounds and then injecting a bit of soul, before some classic hip-hop and a deep ending. I’m really happy with the outcome and hope the AJB (and JLM) faithful will enjoy listening to
Check out this promo video for DIZZ1‘s upcoming 3rd Time Lucky EP, coming out through the Nod Navigators imprint on Kindred Spirits next month. Sydney native, DIZZ1, hits hard with his electronic / beats hybrid style! Word on the street is that interest in the vinyl release is particularly high for this one, so it might be wise to get your pre-order in over at the Rush Hour store.
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It’s out now! The new album from the UK’s premier hip-hop crew, Foreign Beggars, is now out via their Dented Records label. The album is called United Colours Of Beggattron and it’s a 19 track monster featuring the likes of Noisia, Guilty Simpson, Phat Kat, DJ 2tall and Jehst.
It’s the third full album from Metropolis, Orifice Vulgatron, Dag Nabbit, Shlomo, MC Zani and DJ Nonames – collectively known as; Foreign Beggars. United Colours Of Beggattron exhibits further growth and development of their … [read more]
Regular readers may remember that Jus Like Music was waxing lyrical about a singer called Rox back in June. Well, the good news is that the work on the 22 year old south London songstresses debut album is more or less done and the wheels are in motion! Rox wont let me know what the name of the album is, apparently it’s a secret – what a meanie! But I do know that it will be coming out on Rough Trade Records some time in … [read more]