Tag Archives: Soothsayers

Your Ticket to… 2018 (in 10+ Albums)

Your Ticket to… 2018 (in 10+ Albums)

By now, you’d already know that we don’t like charts, ranks or hierarchies. So, of course, we have compiled a list of our favourite albums of the year (next to songs and videos), but more than a ranking, we prefer to call our choices a “music guide to 2018”. To...
Your Ticket to… 2018 (in 50 songs)

Your Ticket to… 2018 (in 50 songs)

We know that the curtain closed on 2018 more than a week ago but, given the incredible number of good tunes released throughout the year, we also thought that it was better to take a few additional days to tidy up our music-listening. What follows is a playlist of the...
Visions of Sound – November 2018

Visions of Sound – November 2018

We’ve partnered with Groovalizacion Radio to bring you a monthly collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist: 
Review: Soothsayers @ Ghost Notes (London; Thursday 4th October 2018)

Review: Soothsayers @ Ghost Notes (London; Thursday 4th October 2018)

The art-splattered walls of an old Peckham car park makes for a fantastically immersive and creative space, that holds all manner of independent businesses and creative hives. On the fifth floor sits Ghost Notes, a trendy music/events venue with a wonderful spectacle view of the tube occasionally whizzing past behind...
Album Review: Soothsayers – Tradition [Wah Wah 45s; June 2018]
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Album Review: Soothsayers – Tradition [Wah Wah 45s; June 2018]

Tradition was released on the Wah Wah 45s label in June 2018 by South London based Soothsayers, traditionally renowned for their modernised 1960s afrobeat and contemporary jazz fusion mashups, coupled with big band brass sections and cutting-edge vocal harmonies. Ironically though, Tradition is far from traditional. Idris Rahman’s lyrical themes...
Review: Jam on RYE Festival @ Peckham Rye (London; 29th May 2018)

Review: Jam on RYE Festival @ Peckham Rye (London; 29th May 2018)

From the first Jamaican rude-boy sound systems of Duke Reid and Prince Buster to Trojan Records of London 1968, ska, rocksteady, reggae and dub sound system culture has thrived in Britain’s black culture and has defined generations and popular trends. A sunny May Bank Holiday saw hundreds take to Peckham Rye...
Podcast: Rhythm Passport On Air – February 2018

Podcast: Rhythm Passport On Air – February 2018

  Rhythm Passport holders, SOAS Radio listeners after a few months of silence Rhythm Passport on Air is back to guide you throughout this month’s best music happenings in London!    Tracklist: Intro: Mano Negra – “La Vida” from Casa Babylon (Virgin France; 1994) GoGo Penguin: “Raven” from A Humdrum Star (Blue Note Records; 2018) Khruangbin:...
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