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Event Review: Archie Shepp & Jason Moran @ Barbican Hall – EFG London Jazz Festival (London; Friday 12th November 2021)

Event Review: Archie Shepp & Jason Moran @ Barbican Hall – EFG London Jazz Festival (London; Friday 12th November 2021)

Archie Shepp may not have executed his ideas with the same technical dexterity I imagine of earlier years. However in his mid-eighties, he still delivered a beautifully effectual experience that transcended any physical limitations. Alongside Jason Moran, their musical ideas revealed their reverence towards the plight of inequality and the complexities...
Preview: Hafla! @ The Post Bar (London; Friday 12th November 2021)

Preview: Hafla! @ The Post Bar (London; Friday 12th November 2021)

There’s a new music series in town! Aptly named Hafla, the new University of Tropical Sounds‘ residency at The Post Bar in Tottenham will thoroughly embody its meaning (get-together in Arabic) welcoming musicians, DJs, jammers and gig-goers at large for a night inspired by sounds from the Mediterranean shores wherever...
Album Review: El Buho – Natura Sonora [Shika Shika; November 2021]
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Album Review: El Buho – Natura Sonora [Shika Shika; November 2021]

El Buho – globetrotting DJ and producer Robin Perkins – took nature as inspiration for this latest release, a marrying of folk, electronica and found sound. Self-proclaimed ‘owl by night, environmentalist by day’, Perkins’ reverence for the natural world shines through in this downtempo organic electronica that is bright with...
Musical Road to Womex – Womex Team Playlist

Musical Road to Womex – Womex Team Playlist

Our Musical Road to Womex brought us to Porto safe and sound. Throughout the last eight weeks, we travelled the world-music world far and wide to present you some of the acts that will be part of this year’s Official Showcase Selection performing in Porto in the upcoming days. But...