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Introducing: Marie-Hélène L. Delorme, aka FOXTROTT Incoming: her second LP ‘Meditations I-II-III‘, a collection of all three of the Meditation EPs. What they say: Meditations I-II-III sees the inimitable producer, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist return to form, with rich, off-centre sounds, earthy beats and shimmering percussions. Each of the three self-produced EPs, which are to be …

What they say: Fortuna Records return with a mysterious album by the anonymous artist known only as Moontribe.  A deep-space journey between tribal percussion, hypnotizing organs and long echo ripples, all joining in for a snake-charming voodoo ritual of which Moontribe is the Shaman. Expect African drums, hints of cumbia, and distant galaxy exploration in unmeasured doses. An …

Trip Jam: an emerging genre that fuses elements of Latin, funk, psychedelia, soul and hip-hop, Meet Peluché, pioneers of the above mentioned genre are a trio that are becoming a standout force in London’s diverse music scene. Slippery Latin bass grooves, subtle instrumental flourishes, funk breakdowns, and a touch of magical lyricism makes for a sonic journey into the tinderbox …

Seeking inspiration as diverse as the likes of Dirty Projectors, I:Cube and Scott Walker, AMA//MIZU is defined by a desire to seek authentic and unusual sounds. Weather a circuit bent drum machine or pieces of wood, anything becomes a tool in his South London based bedroom studio. It is from the confinement of this small …

Get the Blessing are a Bristol (UK) based four-piece band formed back in 1999 by bassist Jim Barr and drummer Clive Deamer (rhythm section of seminal act Portishead) alongside Jake McMurchie (on sax and electronics) and Pete Judge (trumpet and electronics) .  Following their 2015 album Astronautilus, the jazz-rock mavericks return with their new Album ‘Bristopia’. Blending …

Following on from their last single ‘Something Special / Why I (Discomix) (championed by the likes of David Rodigan, Huey Morgan & Don Letts) UK Dub outfit Resonators return with another fresh dubwise offering released on Wah Wah 45s. ‘Won’t Suffer‘ brings the smooth dub sound with all the elements of the genre played to …

Jonny’s been busy since his debut LP ‘Sub Plot’ in 2016. As well as being a drummer for Andrew Ashong, The Bongolian and Connie Constance, he’s also had his hands full working with his band ‘The Expansions’, so it’s pretty impressive that he’s found time in his schedule to produce a stunning new solo work …

Anyone up for a bit of Reggae Soul Funk Afrobeat dub? well you’ve come to the right place. Brixton’s hometown heroes Soothsayers are back with their seventh studio album ‘Tradition’. Exploring the concept of Tradition throughout the LP, vocalist/ trumpet player Robin Hopcraft explains “the title track deals with the question of handling tradition, when on …

Uji is the solo project of Luis Maurette, who is one half of the electronic pioneering duo ‘Lulacruza‘. His Debut LP entitled ‘Alborada is a reflection of his experiences in both Latin America and Afro-Latin diasporas. The music uses a blend of field recordings collected by Uji over the many years traveling the globe while …

Back with their ninth album entitled ‘Blaze Away’ its been a long journey for Morcheeba from their humble beginnings back in the mid 90’s when they started out as a three-piece ensemble consisting of producers Ross Godfrey, Paul Godfrey and vocalist Skye Edwards. Their downtempo electronic chillout won the hearts of music lovers around the …