G R O O V E M E N T / MANCHESTER & BEYOND

On Wax / De Beren Gieren: Dug Out Skyscrapers

Fulco Ottervanger (piano), Lieven Van Pée (bass) and Simon Segers (drums) are de beren gieren, an experimental jazz trio formed in Ghent in 2009. Their second album (2013’s A Raveling)

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Groovement Premiere / Hackney Colliery Band: It’s Normally Bigger LIVE

An exclusive track premiere today from fiercely independent London brass heavyweights Hackney Colliery Band. Their new LIVE album is out this week on Veki, and follows the success of their

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On Wax + Live Dates / Dwight Trible & Matthew Halsall: Inspirations

Gondwana Records’ latest release is a deeply soulful vocal album from LA-based Dwight Trible and features label boss Matthew Halsall on several tracks. Dwight came to global attention in 2005

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On Wax: Hampshire and Foat / Galaxies Like Grains Of Sand

Galaxys Like Grains of Sand by Hampshire & Foat Gorgeous library-style jazz from pianist Greg Foat and Warren Hampshire of The Bees. Recorded all-analogue to 2″ tape, mixed down on

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Ahmed Malek x Flako: The Electronic Tapes on Habibi Funk

The Habibi Funk Records label digs Arabic funk and jazz from the 1970s and 1980s, and recently made Okayplayer and the like with their mix of music from countries tied

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New on 45: Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids – Tinoge Ya Ta’a Ba

The tenth 45 from German label Philophon arrives in the form of a two-part spiritual stomper from the legendary Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids. Here they team up with label

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On Wax // Matthew Halsall’s On The Go receives special edition vinyl release

From very humble beginnings, Matthew Halsall has gone from strength to strength, garnering new fans in all places with each release. One of the highlights of his career so far

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New Music // Black Milk & Nat Turner: The Rebellion Sessions

Jazz funk from Black Milk and the trio Nat Turner, written and recorded over a week. The Knock is my favourite track on here so far, but the whole thing

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On Wax // Atlantis Jazz Ensemble: Oceanic Suite

Founded by two members of the blazing Soul Jazz Orchestra (saxophonist Zakari Frantz and pianist Pierre Chrétien), the Atlantis Jazz Ensemble was founded to ‘explore new directions in modal, spiritual

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