Category Archives: Just Runnings

Detroit’s Theo Parrish – Footwork & Live Euro Tour

Detroit DJ/producer Theo Parrish – Footwork & Live Euro Tour in July! Just sat in on a lovely and deep interview in the Brownwood basement between Gilles Peterson and Detroit innovator Theo Parrish. The organic-sounding but machine-based dance music of … Continue reading

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VIV ALBERTINE ON TOUR: Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys

VIV ALBERTINE ON TOUR – The legendary Slit’s guitarist takes to the road. While exploring the world of film, influential guitarist and songwriter, Viv Albertine, quietly pursued her solo music career. She released a four-song debut EP titled ‘Flesh‘ on … Continue reading

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JOURNEY TO THE ONE @ The House Of St Barnabas

JOURNEY TO THE ONE @ The House Of St Barnabas is a summer series of “jazz” sessions curated by myself, in the spirit of Straight No Chaser, that aims to musically span the spiritual, the cosmic and the global. First … Continue reading

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Does Tai Chi have any real martial art value?

Does Tai Chi have any real martial art value? I came across this excellent and informative article by Violet Li while researching push hands techniques at which I am currently woefully inept, judging by the bruises on my arms and … Continue reading

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ED MOTTA : Brasilian jazz-funk/MPB legend – La Linea Festival On Tour.

“ED MOTTA is the DON” – Gilles Person. Brasilian jazz-funk/MPB legend, Ed Mott is on a debut UK tour April 3rd-9th 2014. Brasilian singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ed Motta is a free spirited soul with serious chops and is the … Continue reading

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FRESH! A few tunes to check out… Tori, Zara, Go Go, Burial….

FRESH! Some new music to check out that’s found a home in my current listening pile. First up, a bold 4 track trio EP,  from electric harpist Tori Handsley. I know Tori from the Freedom pure-improv jams where she turned … Continue reading

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Master Liu Fengcai & Gao Yi Sheng BaguaZhang

The Cheng School Gao Style BaguaZhang is a chunky, 392 page book on Bagua Zhang and it’s a labour of love on the part of the students of the Master Liu Fengcai – a disciple of the legendary Gao Yi … Continue reading

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Youth Consciousness : JA Xmas Day ’82

Just found this tucked inside a file of vintage scribblings…. Xmas Day… Irie!

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‘BRASIL MUSIC EXCHANGE’: TUNE IN!

A BIG WELCOME TO ‘BRASIL MUSIC EXCHANGE’, a brand new monthly online radio show dedicated to new Brazilian music and presented by my good friend and former Mondomix editor JODY GILLETT. The 2014 FIFA World Cup guarantees the world’s eyes … Continue reading

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PETE WILLIAMS PHOTOGRAPHY returns to ST GEORGE’S BRISTOL

PETE WILLIAMS PHOTOGRAPHY returns to ST GEORGE’S BRISTOL as a permanent exhibition. “It’s always been about being on the move and living a transient existence. Saying Yes instead of No. Accepting an assignment and sitting on a plane a couple … Continue reading

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