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BRAINSTORY came firing out of the San Bernadino Valley in California s in 2015 with a six-track, jazzy CD EP entitled A Natural Phantasm; and Big Crown over in Brooklyn properly liked what they heard, saw that it was good; quickly gathered Kevin, Tony, Eric into their welcoming arms. And Big Crown has been their …

Low slung beats and wistful melodies bring a ray of warm sunlight in times that have cast cold dark shadows over all of us. Lyrics of pure poetry flow, expressing the emotions of a generation finding their way through love, life and the world today. While musically the foundations on the compilation are predominantly Hip …

OK, OK. Two things. Firstly, do you like a little jazziness to your grooves? Nah, scrub that. Do you like a lot? Do you like a double bass line so up and atcha and tight and taut it could cut a man in half at 60 paces? That kinda thing. Do you miss Fingathing, more …

BRISTOL’S technicolour party breaks outfit The Allergies are on a personal mission to make sure 2020 has some essential vibe and groove – we need it, right? They’ve already given it the essential zizz and sass over the summer with the soul-funk groove of “Felony”, and the Cuban Brothers-guesting Latin hipswing of “Let Them Know”; …

EXETER’S Adam Gibbons has this absolute mastery of classic soul warmth, production, arrangement, truth, that would give Mark Ronson pause for thought.  Don’t believe me? Take a listen to “Wait For Me”, down below – and try to fail to be moved. He’s been quietly working away down in the red sandstones of Devon and …

ATTENTION wax heads: in conjunction with The Design Museum in London, The Chemical Brothers have announced a limited edition pink vinyl 12” of the award-winning single “Got To Keep On”, the mesmerising video to which you can watch below. The museum, in Kensington, is reopening with the lead exhibition Electronic: From Kraftwerk To The Chemical …

SENEGALESE legends Orchestra Boabab are marking their 50th anniversary this year; and in celebration the band have announced the first-ever vinyl issue of their landmark 2002 reunion set, Specialist In All Styles, which is set for September 25th.   Specialist In All Styles was the first full outing by the band in the three decades since …

TIMES of no travel aren’t a restriction to collaborating on great music in this fibre-optic world of ours: as proved by The Illness’s crackingly worldly-wise slice of transatlantic indie-leaning guitarpop, “Descending”, out on 12” next week. And today the band have released the video for the track as a taster: you can watch below. The …

UNAVAILABLE for years, bootlegged time and time again, and changing hands for feverish sums often well into the three figures, it’ll come as a relief to many a wax junkie that Island have announced a vinyl reissue programme for PJ Harvey’s catalogue with the label. And the programme, which is set to run into 2021, …

THREE classic albums by rockabilly royalty Brian Setzer albums are set for a vinyl issue on July 24th. Surfdog Records will be releasing the two compilations, The Brian Setzer Orchestra’s The Ultimate Collection Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 on vinyl for the first time; additionally, his solo set, Brian Setzer ’68 Comeback Special: Ignition will be reissued …