A Review: Jambo’s 2017

[Above image credit: Pitchfork] Night of the Year: Karen Gwyer @ DBA presents DJ Bone, Batu, rRoxymore, MGUN, Karen Gwyer (Live), Semtek Don't Be Afraid is a label that has been firing on all fronts in 2017. Releases from Karen Gwyer, TR One and rRoxymore rank amongst the year's best, while they have hosted some…Read more A Review: Jambo’s 2017

A Review: Tom Allman’s 2017

Night of the Year: Skee Mask at the Waiting Room 16th December There have a whole host of events and nights this year that have been brilliant and made it really hard to pick a particular highlight. A few highlights I feel need mentioning are Josey Rebelle, Beatrice Dillon and Bruce at Hessle’s 10th anniversary…Read more A Review: Tom Allman’s 2017

Tune of the Week: Orbital – Belfast

[Image Credit: Orbital] Orbital’s debut self-titled album, released in 1991, came about in a time viewed by some as the golden age for electronic music. It is a wonderful album full of brilliant tracks and is a must listen for anyone. The penultimate track on the album, Belfast, is truly a beautiful track – with…Read more Tune of the Week: Orbital – Belfast

Mixes To Dig: Truancy Volume 196 – Call Super

[Above image credit: Resident Advisor] There are few DJs that can consistently promise quality. Whether it be in mix form or in the club, the listener is guaranteed a treat from Call Super AKA Elmo Crumb AKA Ondo Fudd AKA Joe Seaton. Volumes of the Truants series have taken over on Mixes To Dig in…Read more Mixes To Dig: Truancy Volume 196 – Call Super

An Interview: Hadj Sameer

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself, where you grew up and where you live now? I'm really bad at introducing myself but well let’s do it. I'm Hadj Sameer aka Samiroquai, I'm 27, I was born and grew up in the Parisian suburb and lived in London too, for a while. I'm…Read more An Interview: Hadj Sameer

Tune of the Week: Project Pablo – ‘Is It Dry?’

Patrick Holland, better known under his Project Pablo alias, is a producer that is fast establishing himself as one of the leading names in the Canadian chilled-out house scene, a scene that has been pushed to international prominence by hugely successful labels such as Mood Hut and Pacific Rhythm. This influence can clearly be heard…Read more Tune of the Week: Project Pablo – ‘Is It Dry?’

Tune of the Week: Larry Heard – Comfort

[Above image credit: Mecca Recordings] Larry Heard has been releasing consistently innovative music for over 30 years now, and shows no sign of stopping. Warmth and emotion exudes from his productions; allowing him to create music that resonates deeply with listeners. These qualities are shown off in Comfort, an underrated gem from the album Genesis…Read more Tune of the Week: Larry Heard – Comfort