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Forgotten Treasures

Various “Body Beat: Soca​-​Dub and Electronic Calypso” (1979​-​98)

A killer compilation of hybrid soca obscurities, from ‘79 to ‘98, from both inside and outside the Caribbean, showcasing a wide range of influences, from disco & soul, to nascent house music and roots reggae. Bearing a timeless quality, all  Read more  »

Boom Music

BOOM MUSIC – Show #48 (Hosted by Colectivo Futuro)

Unbelievably only our first show this year, so there’s so much music to share, and if it wasn’t hard enough to cover everything, we managed to fit in a cracking guest mix from our good friend and recent arrival to  Read more  »

Future Classics

Angel Bat Dawid “The Oracle”

Incredibly special cassette/digital album from the Chicago-based “composer, clarinetist, singer & spiritual jazz soothsayer”. A project full of warmth, experimentation and emotion, recorded solo for the most part, at home in Chicago or impromptu on tour in London & Capetown,  Read more  »

Future Classics

Ill Considered “5” + “6”

These two essential new albums from jazz supergroup ILL CONSIDERED, recorded little more than a year after their first, intended to be listened to together, showcase the group’s rapid development. Leon Brichard on electric & upright bass, Idris Rahman on  Read more  »

Forgotten Treasures

Duke Pearson “I Don’t Care Who Knows It” (Deluxe Expanded Remastered Edition)

This once lost Blue Note finally gets the treatment it deserves. Recorded over ‘68 to ‘70, released in ‘96, in full on CD but just in part on vinyl, Pearson’s LP really shines now, with the heavy versions of Brazilian  Read more  »