On Wax / Aim x Mikey D.O.N. are MAIDM: Tun Up Di Heat

Krispy 3 veteran Mikey D.O.N. has joined forces with modern age legend Aim to form MAIDM – their debut single is a 10″ grape juice piece of wax on Aim’s label Atic

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The final album / Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings: Soul Of A Woman

So here it is. I was playing a gig with Neal Sugarman (head honcho of Daptone Records) at the back end of July when he mentioned there was a final

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On wax / Darkman OST, art by Francesco Francavilla

One of my favourite artists has been busy completing the cover art for the vinyl release of the Darkman soundtrack on Waxwork Records. Sam Raimi’s Phantom Of The Opera-inspired  character

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Video / Children Of Zeus: Smoke With Me

This video FLOATS along and mainly consists of Konny trying to bell Tyler. As you’d expect from CoZ, the beat drives straight into your soul and doesn’t let go. The

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On wax / La Mambanegra: El Callegüeso y su Malamaña

Although this record came out back in March, I’ve only just come across it flicking through the racks in Piccadilly Records. I’m gutted to have missed these guys performing live

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On wax / Phil France vs Mr Scruff on Gondwana Records

Mr. Scruff Vs. Phil France: Joy of Brass Remixes by Phil France Gondwana follow up their reissue of France’s album The Swimmer with a remix double header courtesy of Mr

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On wax / Tony Allen: The Source

A brand new album from the legendary septuagenarian afrobeat drummer, his debut for Blue Note and co-written with good friend and saxophonist Yann Jankielewicz. The cast of the album included

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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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On Wax / Son Of Sam: Cinder Hill ft Large Pro, J-Live, Sadat X, Guilty Simpson, Prince Po, Quelle Chris, Masta Ace and more

Producer Tom Caruana (of Wu-Tang vs The Beatles fame) returns with a vengeance. Son Of Sam originally formed as a live hip hop band in 2003, consisting of brothers Joe

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On Wax / Antibalas: Where The Gods Are In Peace on Daptone Records

12 piece Brooklyn madness from one of the best modern ‘classic’ Afrobeat bands around. Out on Daptone Records September 15, pre-order on Bandcamp. Where the Gods are in Peace by

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