NYC/LDN is back for the first time since 2008! On Thursday 2nd June, Koko in Camden, London will play host to live performances from American emcee Dyme-A-Duzin, local lads Nu Brand and synth/beat duo Royalty. Also supporting are DJs Elijah & Skilliam, Swindle, Work It, The BPM and Lixo. Tickets are £10 advance and are available from TicketWeb.
The first hour of the show saw hosts Gav and BUG spin a lot of new music, including tracks from; SBTRKT, Letherette, B.Lewis, Miles Bonny and Jono McCleery. The second hour, however, was an excursion into space jazz with Emanative! Rather than the usual DJ set, we played selected tunes as chosen by Nick, spoke about each record, and … [read more]
Jus Like Music are very pleased to be able to bring you an upfront exclusive from American singer/songwriter Grey Reverend. A recent signing to Jason Swinscoe’s (Cinematic Orchestra) Motion Audio Records label – also home to Lou Rhodes – Grey Reverend‘s new album, Of The Days, is set to drop on 11th July.
A precursor to the album will be the lead single, One By One, available on 9th May, but today we have another track from the album to share with … [read more]
This past Saturday night, 19th March, I was in attendance for the London leg of Submotion Orchestra‘s UK tour at the Jazz Cafe in London. The venue was absolutely rammed full of people – the signs outside said “SOLD OUT” and they weren’t lying either!
There was a lot of hype recently when promo for the track All Yours began to do the rounds and the hype was for good reason. Genuinely the first new piece of music I’d heard for a while that … [read more]
The long-awaited Gully Foil EP from Shankles is now available from our very own Jus Like Music Records as a FREE download! Sighting a variety of alternative electronic influences – from Four Tet to Clark to Nostalgia 77 to Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble and beyond – the UK’s Shankles weaves a sinister yet uplifting mix of twisted samples and dark breaks. His ability to seamlessly shift from delicate build-ups into claustrophobic crescendos is nothing short of refreshing. S.maharba‘s finishing touches via his mastering of the … [read more]
The well renowned CDR returns for its March session at London’s world-famous Plastic People (EC2A) on Sunday 13th March. Featuring appearances from Morgan Zarate and Kutmah, this is your chance to check out amazing new material on a ridiculous sound-system. Also, if you make tracks yourself, submit yours to the CDR crew before 830pm on the night to hear it get played out as part of the Open CDR session.
So, whatever your angle or motive, if you’re in London town on Sunday … [read more]
The chances are that you have heard of the Red Bull Music Academy. Maybe the name rings a bell? Maybe you know someone who previously participated? Maybe you even saw our coverage from last year’s academy?! But, all you really need to know is this; if you make music, play music, sing, DJ, or just have a vested interest in music, then you need to apply for Red Bull Music Academy – it’s that simple.
The application process for 2011 (which will be hosted … [read more]
Cornelia is an unbeguiling force to be reckoned with and firmly stomps her own identity on 2011 with the follow up to her debut release Capsule, not only her own label launch (Camp Mozart), but also the release of her By The Fire / Now And Hereafter EP. Signed to Twist Management, the same home to foster Jamie Woon’s rise to fame, Swedish native Cornelia resides in East London, surrounding herself with a tight knit group of outstanding musical talent whom … [read more]
Stateless, without any hesitation, boldly step up to the musical bar this year and raise it ten-fold with the delivery of their long awaited second album; Matilda, released on their new home of Ninja Tune Records, 21st February. Following a long break after their label jump from Berlin’s !K7 Records to Ninja Tune last year, rumours of their consequent releases have been met with much anticipation and online hype. Particularly following on from their single release of Ariel, which was released late … [read more]