Friday, December 15, 2017

Dom Servini – Unherd Radio Show #10 on Soho Radio

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Prequel – Freedom
Lightmen – Talk Visit
Album of the Month: Charlotte dos Santos – Cleo
Charlotte dos Santos – It’s Over Bobby
Daniel Casimir – Really for Always
Yazmin Lacey – Still (Alex Patchwork’s 2-Step Dub)
Tee Mango – Tryin Times
Osage – Anyway feat. Yemi
Garden City Movement – Slightly All The Time
Darkhouse Family – Modaji Suite
Khaled Kurbeh & Rahman Khalef Ensemble – Shamal
Run Child Run – Can’t Catch Me
Album of the Month: Charlotte dos Santos – Cleo
Charlotte dos Santos – Cleo
TT Edit – God’s Spirit
Brief Encounter – What About Love?
EKO – Bowa’a Mba Ngebe
Collocutor – Agama (Contours Remix)
My Mate – Love You So
Renegades of Jazz – Prison Island (Jonny Drop Remix)
Amadou Balake – Bar Konon Mousso (Musicien C’est Pas Quelou’un) (Ben Gomori N’est Pas Musicien Edit)
J.Morrison – Tunnel Vision feat. Jack Baldus
Moses Boyd – The Balance
Fulgeance & VECT – Gifted
Crackazat – Coffee Time
Chip Wickham – Rebel No.23
JRBB – The Euclidean Trip Through Paintings
Michael Sardaby – Welcome New Warmth
Album of the Month: Charlotte dos Santos – Cleo
Charlotte dos Santos – Watching You

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Tom Rogerson With Brian Eno: Finding Shore review – improvisation in the right key

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Three Trapped Tigers frontman Tom Rogerson plays piano and submits himself to Eno’s improvisational techniques on his debut solo album. In a very Enoesque way, a chance meeting outside a toilet led to the producer training infrared beams on the pianist’s keys and improvising around signals created when the beams were broken. The results are easy enough to digest, even if the process isn’t, with just enough repetition and structure to prevent attention drift. Most of the pieces forgo any sort of rhythm, although the baleful ambience of March Away’s percussion is so good that it’s a shame the pair didn’t pursue it.

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by Damien Morris via Electronic music | The Guardian

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Kitty Empire’s best pop of 2017

From Jay-Z to Taylor Swift, it’s been a year of high political and personal drama in the worlds of rap, pop and rock

• Observer critics’ reviews of the year in full

With a couple of weeks to go until the new year, a number of significant records still teeter on the edge of an unannounced drop in 2017. Rihanna, for one, loves a fourth-quarter release; and Frank Ocean has hinted tantalisingly that he did make his promised five albums before he turned 30 at the end of October – he just hasn’t released one of them.

But the past 11 and a bit months have already seen more than enough melodrama: heartache and soap operatics, lawsuits and moral victories, and everywhere a political climate that was impossible to outrun. There were albums that engaged explicitly, from Hurray for the Riff Raff’s The Navigator to Joey Bada$$’s All-Amerikkkan Bada$$.

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by Kitty Empire via Electronic music | The Guardian
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