“There are few musicians in jazz who can make you feel that essentially all is right in the world.” - The Times
At the age of 84, Abdullah Ibrahim (AKA Dollar Brand) is set to release his first new album in four years. Entitled 'The Balance', this project features his long-time septet Ekaya.
street date: 28th of June.
listen to jabula (rejoice), out now.
i am chiminyo
this is the debut ep by drummer and percussionist chiminyo (maisha, cykada), available on 12" vinyl and digital. two tracks are out already and available on streaming platforms. Listen here!
a veritable fusion of jazz, drum and bass, and electronic dance music, these three tracks give insight into chiminyo's style and sound.
watch the video of 'we'll never know' here!
DWIGHT TRIBLE - MOTHERSHIP
The latest masterpiece from la-based singer dwight trible is out now.
featuring top musicians from the la jazz scene including mark de clive-lowe, miguel atwood-ferguson, kamasi washington, john B. Williams.
out on 2 x vinyl, limited cosmic vinyl, cd, and digital.
theon cross' debut solo album 'fyah' is out now on all platforms and in all your favourite local records shops. with fellow londoners nubya garcia and moses boyd forming the other two thirds of the trio, this album is absolute fyah!
theon cross' next ldn show
after a sell-out gig at corsica studios, the next london show for theon cross fyah will be at village underground on the 25th of september. get your tickets early!
gearbox automatic review
on analog planet
the one and only michael fremer reviews the gearbox automatic.
"The sound produced by this turntable/phono preamp combo is rich and generously warm while also reasonably well-detailed."
gearbox records kissaten on soho radio
Chiminyo's ep launch is happening on wednesday the 24th of april at pickle factory in east london.
supporting acts will include pouya on modular synths, axel kaner-lindstrom on trumpet, and ben hayes djing.