Category Archives: New Music

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Nubiyan Twist, Work House + live in Manchester 26 March

Bedos, DJ A-UP and myself (aka IN THE LOOP) will be spinning with this 12-strong afro/dub/hiphop colllective on Thursday evening at Band on the Wall in Manchester. Their new single, Work House, is taken from their debut album. Check the cover by Emily Evans below and grab a ticket for Thursday’s gig here. As a Groovement reader, I’ve got a

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Groovement Podcast – Agent J: Yo! {March 2015}

This episode named after the Esgar track of the same name, featured below. Listen on Mixcloud. Subscribe on iTunes. Download direct. Agent J: Yo! {March 2015} by Jamie Groovement Aka Agent J on Mixcloud PRhyme – You Should Know ft Dwele (details of the RBMA tour are here) Kendrick Lamar – These Walls ft Bilal, Anna Wise and Thundercat Flako

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Spoek Mathambo Manchester takeover 12/13 March inc showing of FUTURE SOUND OF MZANSI

Rapper and producer Spoek Mathambo is in Manchester for two nights this week, first with his crew Fantasma at Band on the Wall, and then DJing following a showing of his film (plus Q&A) at Islington Mill on Friday night. Fantasma is a five-deep collective who weave modern electronic sounds together with ‘traditional Zulu maskandi music, shangaan electro, South African house,

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Download: Sparkz, Angle One EP

Sparkz drops the first of a trilogy of self produced EPs. As part of Vodoo Black, LEVELZ and The Mouse Outfit, this Manchester emcee has been blazing his own path, scooping up legions of fans along the way. His flow’s addictive.   Angle One is upbeat, reflective and soulful, an ideal entry into the bubbling Room 2 Records world (not exclusive to

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SertOne, Lost + Found ft Maribelle

Everything Sert touches is instant class, but this one is granted another level by the lush tones of Aussie vocalist Maribelle. Keep up with Fly High Societ, SertOne’s label, aqui. Grab the single on iTunes here. Art by iglooghost.

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Flako, Twelve O’Clock Shadow ft Miguel Atwood-Ferguson from LP Natureboy

I’m always keeping an eye on fellow Chileans, and something special is about to drop from Flako. Pre-order the album, including the gatefold 2LP, at the links below. Flako on Twitter Bleep iTunes Bandcamp Illustrations by Radek Drutis Art Direction & Image Making by Tom Balchin Natureboy by Flako Also – have you checked his alias on Eglo

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Fabiano do Nascimento, Forró Brasil from debut LP Dança dos Tempos

Dança dos Tempos is the debut full length album from dynamic Brazilian guitarist Fabiano do Nascimento, featuring Airto Moreira on percussion. Amazing, soulful, playful sounds. Get some background info from the short film, below, and head over to Rappcats if you like what you hear. Fabiano is also on Facebook. Check Fabiano’s older material over on Bandcamp. Fabiano do Nascimento

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