Tag Archives: Barbican

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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NIGERIA’S WILLIAM ONYEABOR – Fantastic Man

NIGERIA’S WILLIAM ONYEABOR – ‘Fantastic Man’ – the documentary, the music and the concert…. Just discovered this via Noisey. You Need To Hear This is proud to present Fantastic Man’ – a documentary investigating reclusive Nigerian musician William Onyeabor, a … Continue reading

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WORKING FOR THE CREATOR: Marshall Allen & The Sun Ra Arkestra… Live….

It doesn’t seem right that nigh on 20 years have slipped by since that natural mystic and astral traveller,  Sun Ra, left us for other worlds. However, the spirit of Sun Ra is alive and kicking, as the full house … Continue reading

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SPATIAL A.K.A.: A Night To Remember!

Spatial A.K.A. … London Jazz Festival… I don’t know if this will work but here’s the notes I was prompted to scribble during what turned out be an extraordinary and incredibly inspiring three hour concert… Cacophony of Horns.  Weaving though … Continue reading

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Spatial A.K.A @ the London Jazz Festival…. Anthony Joseph & The Spasm Band….

JAZZ FESTIVAL TIME and I’m looking forward to the latest performance from Jerry Dammers’ always inspiring Spatial A.K.A… next up has to be the double header of Steve Coleman: Reflex & Steve Williamson + Pat Thomas (Queen Elizabeth Hall: Friday … Continue reading

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Aint Nobody Here But Us Chickens…

While passing through Euston last Friday I chanced upon one Kazumi Taguchi, a ninja and a former Frank Chicken, who I have not seen for at least a decade. Disguised as a music grad student from SOAS and dressed in … Continue reading

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