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KAMASI WASHINGTON – The Epic: Sweeney Kovar interview

L.A. born and bred saxophonist Kamasi Washington has just sent shockwaves around the globe in the form of a 3CD album ‘The Epic’ which was released in the USA on Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder label and here on Ninja Tune. While … Continue reading

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TRIBAL WAR, CIA, DONS & DRUGS – Marlon James’ ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings

One evening, as I left the home of friend and fellow scribbler, Neil Spencer, he thrust a weighty tome into my hands and said, “You need read this but I want it back after.” The book was A Brief History … Continue reading

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FREEDOM! The Festival… Tony Kofi conjures Ornette, Xenicibis arrives & Black Top mash it up!

Next Monday – July 13th – will see the first FREEDOM! – The Art of Improvisation jam since the highly enlightening two day FREEDOM! Festival held at The Vortex in Dalston’s Gillett Square over the weekend of June 27/28th. The … Continue reading

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Ornette Coleman: Somethin’ Else!!!

Got a text yesterday… “Ornette has gone”. At the age of 85 years old Pulitzer Prize winning master musician and composer, Ornette Coleman passed away due to cardiac arrest. His heart could take any more. The curtain on an era … Continue reading

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BRIAN CASE presents ON THE SNAP : Three Decades of Snapshots from the World of Jazz Film & Crime Fiction

BRIAN CASE presents ON THE SNAP: Three Decades of Snapshots from the World of Jazz Film & Crime Fiction courtesy of Caught By The River It’s mid-week, mid-day and the sun is shining in Soho. Upon entering the customary gloom … Continue reading

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SOON COME! SOUND SYSTEM CULTURE: BRISTOL – The Exhibition

Let’s Go (Yorkshire) is proud to present Sound System Culture: Bristol, a new photographic exhibition celebrating the history of reggae sound systems in Bristol from the 1950s to now. Expect to visit The Bamboo Club, The Dugout, St Paul’s Festival…. … Continue reading

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Hustler’s Convention premieres @ the Sheffield Doc/Fest

Hustler’s Convention premieres @ the Sheffield Doc/Festival and the 90 minute film will be shown at the Molinare Library Theatre Jun 7th @ 15.30. Riverhorse have just announced that ‘Hustler’s Convention’ – the documentary that traces the impact of the … Continue reading

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