what the closure of total refreshment centre means for london’s burgeoning jazz scene
One of the most influential venues in London’s jazz scene, has been closed down by Hackney council. Where does this leave the city’s freewheeling jazz scene?
young london jazz prince kamaal williams made us a seriously funky mix
And hid an exclusive unreleased track in it.
jazz, but not as you know it
Across London a new generation of musicians are drawing on broken beat, house and grime to create a sound that reflects the diversity of the capital. We meet the stars of the scene.
the don of london’s hottest underground scene talks us through audio noir and all the jazz
South Eazy croonah Puma Blue talks us through the smoky new scene of London’s jazz revival and gives us a playlist of his favourite jazz standards.
anushka: music to... tour to
Brighton based duo Anushka have certainly been busy. Their signature, soulful sound combines house and bass elements that create a unique flavour that’s sweet on the ears but still can pump life into a dancefloor. Max Wheeler and Vic Port’s most recent...
royce wood junior: music to... animate to
Royce Wood Junior has a sound that somehow manages to subtly unify dreamy R&B with soul and jazz, even tipping his hat to UK garage. Having been in the studio with the likes of Jamie Woon, Kwabs and Denai Moore while nailing production work for Ninja...
Slumber Sessions: Submotion Orchestra
?Soothing and soft, dulcet and dreamy, seven-piece Submotion Orchestra make incredibly exciting music the can only be described a hybrid of jazz, ambient, soul and electronica rooted in dubstep. The Leeds based band are set to drop their fourth album...
Slumber Sessions: Daisuke Tanabe
Japanese producer Daisuke Tanabe is known for bringing together techno, jazz and breakbeat styles all together on a single track. We let him explore his diverse influences whilst going off to dream on this exclusive mix.
Greg Paulus: Music To... Drink On The Beach To
Greg Paulus has just put together the latest EP for Wolf & Lamb Records. Along with John Camp and Brian Derdiarian, the trio have pieced together something that is of a different variation to the labels usual output in the form of the EP Scenes From...
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