Record Store Day is in its seventh year of existence and although the sheen is rapidly wearing thin – largely because of major label re-issue madness – there will of course be plenty of excellent treats to pick up this year.
Our post is slightly London centric and we’re happy to inform you that the likes of; Sister Ray, Sounds of The Universe, BM, Phonica, If, Rough Trade (East AND West), Music & Video Exchange (Soho, Notting Hill and Greenwich) and Soul Brother will all … [read more]
Jesse Futerman returns once more to complete his trilogy of free digital EPs for Jus Like Music Records with his Exquisite Basement EP.
Following on from Super Basement and Fuse The Witches, the new EP, Exquisite Basement exudes a grown sound from Jesse. Commencing with the house-like ‘Trouble Man’ – a glimpse into his more uptempo material – the EP showcases that typical Futerman dusty, jazz breaks soulful sound, but with more body and soul than ever before.
In his own words; “Exquisite Basement … [read more]
Our good friends at the wonderful Put Me On It are having a fantastic Christmas celebration in London on Saturday 22 December at the Old Queens Head in Angel.
Hello Skinny will be performing live, whilst Kidkanevil, Josey Rebelle, Eric Lau and Marshmello will be on DJ duties.
Doors open at 8pm and advance tickets can be purchased for just £5 directly from Put Me On It.
Hello Skinny released their self-titled album this year on Slowfoot Records. The brainchild of drummer … [read more]
Jukebox Jam Series is the 50s style rnb sub-label of the mighty Jazzman Records. Curated and run by Liam Large, Jukebox Jam Series have been putting out a steady stream of quality jukebox re-issues on 7-inch and 10-inch vinyl. Now they’re on the cusp of their biggest project yet; Jukebox Mambo – a compilation of quality, hard to find latin infused rnb tracks. And, to celebrate, they’re having their Jukebox Mambo launch event at The New Empowering Church in London on Saturday 10 … [read more]
Our monthly outing on London’s NTS radio station happened on Saturday (29 September) and is now available for you to stream and download via our podcast feed. The 49th edition of The Jus Like Music Show was hosted by Gav and featured two hours of solid music, spanning beats, house, hip-hop, soul, disco and much more.
The show kicked off with Hawks & Spies by Debian Black – which is available right now on First Word Records, and then danced its way … [read more]
Our friends at Bomb Shop are putting on a bit of a show this coming Saturday (1 September) at The Others in Stoke Newington, London. The main draw is High Wolf, and this will actually be High Wolf’s only London appearance of 2012. Also on the bill are Female Band and Bomb Shop act Ambrosia(@). It’s sure to be an immense evening of electronic delights of the drone persuasion!
Tickets for the event are just £7.50 and can be purchased … [read more]
Those thoroughly inventive and creative people at Bomb Shop have just released the inaugural issue of their new magazine, PAPERVAMPIRE. Issue 01 features articles about experimental music, visual art, photography, society, happenings of interest and modern phenomena including but not limited to hand-dryers, sports almanacs, Greek science funding, popular music of the Chinese diaspora, multivitamins, fighting, utensils, domestic hallucinogenics and trolling.
More specifically, the beautifully handcrafted 48-page magazine (made out of card, paper, cotton and ink) features; Sohrab, Maria Minerva, Hildur Gudnadottir… [read more]
Fresh off the press, Red Bull Studios presents the official video for Om Unit‘s track, Dark Sunrise, featuring Tamara Blessa. The track is from Om Unit’s third EP, Aeolian, which is out via the ever incredible Civil Music label later this month.
The vocals were part recorded at Red Bull Studios in London and the video was directed by Dan Hankinson. You can find out more about the video, and read an interview with Om Unit and Tamara Blessa, on … [read more]
The Shaolin Afronauts are a criminally underrated/recognised afrobeat group. Their debut album dropped last year on Freestyle Records and was nominated for an ARIA award in the world music category. The ARIAs are like the Australian GRAMMYs, for those who don’t know!
Anyway, The Shaolin Afronauts have a new album, Quest Under Capricorn, coming out in July, and the above video is live footage of them performing the track Winds Across Gayanamede, which is taken from said album. It’s absolutely stunning. A wonderful … [read more]