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Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Cykada “Creation” (Astigmatic Records)

Cykada have forged a unique and infectious sound that merges raw grooves, electronics and influences from across the world to create music to dance to with the spontaneity of jazz. The collective’s highly anticipated debut album is set for release on the 22nd March via Astigmatic Records. In the last …

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Boom Music
Jazz Worldwide Sounds

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 London, from Stockholm via Berlin, Mathias Linzatti, sharing some current …

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Interviews
Ambient Jazz

Interview: CARLOS NIÑO (Los Angeles) – Discussion hosted by LEXIS

An absolute pleasure to welcome Carlos Niño to my weekly series of conversations. I’ve been a huge fan of his various music endeavours these past 10-15+ years as a Producer, DJ, Musician and all around musical visionary. When I am in needed of uplifting, spiritual, healing music his music always comes …

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Guest Mixes
Broken Beat Jazz

MIMS Guest Mix: TINA EDWARDS (London, UK)

We have an ongoing wish list of worldwide music heads, tastemakers and DJ’s for our long running mix series and our next guest has been at the top of that list for a while. We’re very excited to hear what she cooked up for us! Tina Edwards is a Journalist, …

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Interviews
Jazz

Interview: ANGEL BAT DAWID (International Anthem Records) – Discussion hosted by LEXIS

Composer, clarinetist, singer & spiritual jazz soothsayer Angel Bat Dawid descended on Chicago’s jazz & improvised music scene just a few years ago. In very short time, the potency, prowess, spirit & charisma of her cosmic musical proselytizing has taken her from relatively unknown improviser to borderline ubiquitous performer in …

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Jazz Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Black Flower “Hora de Aksum”

Piloted by saxophonist/flutist/composer Nathan Daems (Ragini Trio, Dijf Sanders, Echoes of Zoo), the input of notorious musicians, drummer Simon Segers (MDC III, De Beren Gieren, Stadt), cornet player Jon Birdsong (dEUS, Beck, Calexico), keyboardist Wouter Haest (Voodoo Boogie) and bassist Filip Vandebril (Lady Linn, The Valerie Solanas) leads to the …

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My Favorite Things
Jazz

MY FAVORITE THINGS – Show #13 w/ DJ Dusty from Jazz Liberatorz (Hosted by Psycut)

Really excited to have as the first guest for my show my good friend DJ Dusty from Jazz Liberatorz. Ten years ago one, he was one of the first DJ’s who played at the Jazz Attitudes Party I started in Paris. This 13th session of My Favorite Things is, as …

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Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Tensei “Curtis Kuti” feat. Makaya McCraven (Tokyo Dawn Records)

Upon popular request, TDR presents the instrumentals and re-edits of Tensei’s uplifting ‘Constellate’ release. Tensei (meaning “Heaven Star” in Japanese) is the Chicago based producer tandem of Midas Wells and Chris Kramer. The music represents a soulful, electronic and hip hop infused perspective to Chicago’s growing spiritual jazz movement, with …

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Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Culross Close (K15) “Acceptance”

Much of the way in which the world operates today, at a human level, concerns exploitation, using another’s vulnerability for one’s own benefit, an idea so commonplace we only recognise its ill in the extremes. From reflection, to acceptance, to hope, ​Forgotten Ones​ delves into the contradictions of accepting the …

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Future Classics
Jazz

SEED Ensemble “Driftglass”

The latest release from London-based Jazz Re:Freshed label comes from a collective featuring some of the best musicians from the region including tuba player Theon Cross (Sons of Kemet), trumpeter Sheila Maurice-Grey (KOKOROKO), Joe Armon-Jones (Ezra Collective) and others. Led by alto saxophonist Cassie Kinoshi, also of KOKOROKO and Nerija, …

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Future Classics
Jazz

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, straight to cell phone. Melodious clarinet riffing, pianos, overdubbing, singing …

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Electronic Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Chris Dawkins “Rootsman In Space” Ft. Jimi Tenor

Chris Dawkins is renowned for his work as a session musician and co-writer, penning and playing for Nightmares On Wax, touring and writing with Jimi Tenor and Maurice Fulton, collaborating with Dub pioneer Adrian Sherwood, and co-writing the blockbuster Oceans 11 Soundtrack with David Holmes – to name just a …

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