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Raving ’89: Gavin Watson X Trav

Raving ’89: Gavin Watson X Trav
Feature

Trav speaking. The collaboration presented in this article is made up of five shots taken from Gavin Watson’s seminal book Raving '89, which I have then drawn on and painted over by hand. I wanted...
Published: Monday, 6th December 2021
Author: Trav
Song for Junior - Beastie Boys

Song for Junior - Beastie Boys
Nana's Sunday Jams

Banner artwork by the majestic Trav, all of Nana's jams are gathered in this playlist. Yes, Yes Sunday Jammers. Welcome back. I send you warm greetings and hope you’re coping with the changes...
Published: Sunday, 5th December 2021
Author: Nana Fani-Kayode
DJ Godfather turns up the heat!

DJ Godfather turns up the heat!
Mix Series

Another milestone!! As the LL Mix Series hits a new half-century, it felt apt to invite another hugely influential magician. "I'M SO DETROIT!"Detroit legend DJ Godfather blends together&nbsp...
Published: Tuesday, 30th November 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Dream Ticket - Tetrarchy [DT010]

Dream Ticket - Tetrarchy [DT010]
release review

Every once in a while I stumble across a release, new or old, that inspires me to write up a few words about it in a vein attempt to articulate my experience. Tetrarchy is one these releases.Compiling4...
Published: Friday, 26th November 2021
Author: Morgan Johnston
Seekit - Pluvio EP

Seekit - Pluvio EP
DnD Fix 075

Up this week, it's Seekit's Pluvio EPSeekit is a nice surprise. Pluvio doesn’t sound like his debut body of work. The title track’s synth and vocal chops feel Chicago, but the breaks...
Published: Friday, 19th November 2021
Author: Jack Woodward
Ishmael Ensemble - Visions of Light

Ishmael Ensemble - Visions of Light
Review

No slump in sight, Ishmael Ensemble’s sophomore album is an elegantly crafted record that pays homage to their hometown, through its collaborators and sonic influences. Ishmael Ensembles&#39...
Published: Wednesday, 17th November 2021
Author: Elina Ganatra
Woodrow - 1010 Benja SL

Woodrow - 1010 Benja SL
Feature

Banner artwork by the majestic Trav, all of Nana's jams are gathered in this playlist. Yes Sunday Jammers. What’s good with you? Hope it's shiny and happy wherever you are and whatever...
Published: Sunday, 7th November 2021
Author: Nana Fani-Kayode
Sully - 5ives / Sliding

Sully - 5ives / Sliding
Dnb Fix 074

In this week’s DnB fix we’re visiting the jungle legend himself – Sully. With his new release, 5ives / Sliding on Over / Shadow. Over / Shadow is an evolution of Moving Shadow, formed...
Published: Saturday, 6th November 2021
Author: Taiga
Anzola’s lo-fi groove, from Caracas to Toronto

Anzola’s lo-fi groove, from Caracas to Toronto
Interview

They say home is where the heart is, but for an immigrant, the dual nature of nationality can make the concept of ‘home’ more confounding than comforting. In the effort to straddle the divide...
Published: Friday, 5th November 2021
Author: Elina Ganatra
Boofiness - 1010 Benja SL

Boofiness - 1010 Benja SL
Nana's Sunday Jams

Banner artwork by the majestic Trav, all of Nana's jams are gathered in this playlist. Yes, Yes and Yes Sunday Jammers. Welcome back hope it’s good at your end, and that keeping it together...
Published: Sunday, 31st October 2021
Author: Nana Fani-Kayode
Kid Lib - DAT043

Kid Lib - DAT043
DnB Fix 073

The DnB Fix this week comes in the form of Kid Lib - DAT043“Deep Jungle again” I hear you say? Well you best believe it! This behemoth of a label delivers the goods once again and features...
Published: Friday, 29th October 2021
Author: Morgan Johnston
Wow - 1010 Benja SL

Wow - 1010 Benja SL
Nana's Sunday Jams

Banner artwork by the majestic Trav, all of Nana's jams are gathered in this playlist. Yes, Yes, Yes and Yes Sunday Jammers. Welcome, welcome and welcome back. Hope all is good, and that you are...
Published: Sunday, 24th October 2021
Author: Nana Fani-Kayode
HYROGLIFICS - FORLORN EP

HYROGLIFICS - FORLORN EP
DnB Fix 071, 072

This week's fix by Hyroglifics was certainly popular amongst the DnB Fix team, so we decided to provide you with the two perspectives & reviews of Lioness & Shaun.Lioness: Hyroglificsis...
Published: Saturday, 23rd October 2021
Author: Liohness & Shaun
Gigantic - Pixies

Gigantic - Pixies
Nana's Sunday Jams

Banner artwork by the majestic Trav, all of Nana's jams are gathered in this playlist. Yes, and Yes Sunday Jammers, welcome back. Hope you are all good. So, it’s the last stop on the late...
Published: Sunday, 17th October 2021
Author: Nana Fani-Kayode
Young Love - Cleo Sol

Young Love - Cleo Sol
Nana's Sunday Jams

Banner artwork by the majestic Trav, all of Nana's jams are gathered in this playlist. Yes, Yes and Yes Sunday Jammers. Welcome back, how the hell are you? Hope you are managing to keep it together...
Published: Sunday, 10th October 2021
Author: Nana Fani-Kayode
Seathasky - Distant EP

Seathasky - Distant EP
DNB FIX 070

The fix this week comes in the form of Seathasky's Distant EP. Liquid is home to the most anthemic, moving, uplifting drum and bass tracks that you’ve come across in a long time. The latest...
Published: Friday, 8th October 2021
Author: Jack Woodward
ZUZU'S LABEL OF THE MONTH: Shimmering Moods

ZUZU'S LABEL OF THE MONTH: Shimmering Moods
EDITOR's PICKS

This week’s edition of Editor's Picks goes back to March of 2017, for a label spotlight of the month. In the era where playlists rule supreme, the album left trailing in its wake, let’s...
Published: Friday, 8th October 2021
Author: ZUZ FRIDAY
Charles Green's Early Morning Grooves

Charles Green's Early Morning Grooves
Picks

Charles Green - New Found EnergyOver, or during lockdown I had a few extended mixing sessions at my place going well into the early hours of the morning. During this time I realised that a sudden switch...
Published: Monday, 4th October 2021
Author: Charles Green
Lorde's third album and the power of private space

Lorde's third album and the power of private space
Feature

I’ve been writing about music for about 10 years now; as a teenager I wrote in a blog called everypassingcar (named after an Arcade Fire lyric), I did some bits here and there while studying Philosophy...
Published: Monday, 4th October 2021
Author: Will Soer
Rolling in the Deep - Adele

Rolling in the Deep - Adele
Nana's Sunday Jams

Banner artwork by the majestic Trav, all of Nana's jams are gathered in this playlist. Yes and Yes Sunday Jammers welcome back, hope all is good and right with you. So, apologies for being AWOL...
Published: Sunday, 3rd October 2021
Author: Nana Fani-Kayode
Waterworks @ Gunnersby Park - 25/09/21

Waterworks @ Gunnersby Park - 25/09/21
Event Review

Right, hello friends and compatriots, I am back with my fourth post-lockdown event review. As a rule, dance music event reviews tend to focus on the DJs, but I feel tempted to talk more about the promoters...
Published: Tuesday, 28th September 2021
Author: Will Soer
Ten Tracks To Look Up Gleek and Other Juicy Things To

Ten Tracks To Look Up Gleek and Other Juicy Things To
Picks

Susan Cadogan – Nice And Easy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HucNiALhqx0 One of Reggae’s criminally unsung, Susan Cadogan didn’t set the dance alight in Jamaica, but the UK...
Published: Tuesday, 21st September 2021
Author: The Family Germ