Category Archives: Just Runnings

HAPPINESS is 180 gram double vinyl!

HAPPINESS is 180 gram double vinyl… seen! The boys at Gearbox just mailed me this shot of my rapidly shrinking self, clutching ‘Nucleus with Leon Thomas’ in their supa audiophile studio. This terrific unreleased live session is led by the … Continue reading

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CELEBRATION TIME: A Love Supreme: 50 Years On

A Love Supreme – 50 Years On… While I’m eagerly awaiting Jazz On 3 broadcast of the entire performance of the Enlightenment Ensemble’s “Re-envisioning of John Coltrane’s ‘A Love Supreme’ at last summer’s Meltdown, the crew at Folded Wing announce … Continue reading

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A few 2014 records that sneaked into the New Year ….

As we roll into 2015 there’s a few of last year’s tunes that continue to hold a spot by the the hi-fi…. February will see all those peeps on a deep jazz tip paying homage to Trane’s iconic ‘A Love … Continue reading

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PLASTIC PEOPLE – The Final Session Jan 2nd : Floating Points + Fourtet

PLASTIC PEOPLE – The Final Session Jan 2nd : Floating Points + Fourtet When Plastic people closed its doors it signed off an era. It doesn’t seem like 15 years since Ade Fakile moved his initial session from Oxford Street … Continue reading

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2015 Kicks OFF with Orlando Julius meets The Heliocentrics & Carleen Anderson encounters The Masters… while Gilles P dishes out the Worldwide Awards….

2015 Kicks OFF with Orlando Julius meets The Heliocentrics & Carleen Anderson encounters The Masters… and Gilles Peterson dishes out his Worldwide Awards…. Freedom! resurfaces at The Vortex. OK… first up… HAPPY NEW YEAR! May it be a good one … Continue reading

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ACTIVISM! LONG LIVE SOUTHBANK SECURES FUTURE OF UNDERCROFT FOR SKATEBOARDING….

FOLLOWING A DETERMINED 17 MONTH LONG CAMPAIGN THAT GENERATED 150,000 SIGNATURES AND CONSISTENT MEDIA COVERAGE LONG LIVE SOUTHBANK HAVE SECURED THE FUTURE OF UNDERCROFT FOR SKATEBOARDING, BMX-ing & STREEET ART. Such good news. After a hard fought ‘Save Our Southbank’ … Continue reading

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KEEP ON KEEPING ON: The Film

KEEP ON KEEPING ON is a poignant trans-generational story that was filmed over a four year period and explores the connection between ageing legendary trumpet player Clark Terry and young blind pianist Justin Kauflin. Produced by Quincy Jones and Paula … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON THE PRACTICE OF QI GONG

REFLECTIONS ON THE PRACTICE OF QI GONG. Over the past period Singing Dragon, along with other indie publishers and self published practitioners,  have unleashed an avalanche of material on qi gong practices – basic and complex –  in both book … Continue reading

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WOLE SOYINKA’S WARNING TO ALL SPIRITUAL LEADERS

NOBEL LAUREATE WOLE SOYINKA’S ISSUES A WARNING TO ALL SPIRITUAL LEADERS IN LIGHT OF BOKO HARAM’S ONGOING WAVE OF BOMBINGS, ASSASSINATIONS AND KIDNAPPINGS. The Nobel prize-winning author is poised to receive  the International Humanist Award at the secular body’s annual … Continue reading

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THE RISE OF CHRONIXX

The Rise Of Chronixx has been a joy to watch. Initially, it was Pierre Bost at VP records who told me watch out for a conscious new generation yout’ called Chronixx and right now he is definitely on the rise … Continue reading

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