Tuesday, 17 March 2009

Don Will - "Laura's Song"

Nice piece of soulful hip hop from Tanya Morgan's Don Will. This track is taken from the solo LP, Tanya Morgan Presents: Don Cusack in High Fidelity. An entire album based around the 2000 hit comedy, High Fidelity!!!!

Monday, 9 March 2009

Illum Sphere - Murky (You Know)

Video to accompany the new EP, Incoming, from Manchester based producer Ryan Hunn (aka Illum Sphere. The EP will be available in March on Fat City records. Already getting props from esteemed DJ's and producers in the UK and USA

“That old techno vibe mixed a dusty hip hop feel makes me go nuts. Killer " ( Alexander Nut, Rinse FM )
"Five huge dollops of late night low end goodness. A fantastic debut!" ( Mr Scruff )
"Murky is my ish SON!!!" The Gaslamp Killer (Low End Theory/ LA)
"Shit's dope! Ras_G gives it the thumbs up!" Ras_G (Ramp/ Brainfeeder/ Poobah )

Tuesday, 3 March 2009

Stones Throw European Tour - Manchester Monday 9th March

This Monday @ The Deaf Institute(135 Grosvenor St,Manchester) the Stones Throw European Tour rolls into town featuring Peanut Butter Wolf, Dam-Funk, James Pants,and Mayer Hawthorne.
DJ support from Ryan Hunn and Jon K
Doors open 9 and it's due to finish a 3. It's a school night but I need to check Dam Funk

Master Blazter Live at the HVW8 Gallery from HVW8 on Vimeo.

Jamie Finlay live @ The Mint Lounge, Manchester, March 14th

Manchester's very own Jamie Finlay will be making a rare hometown appearance at the Mint Lounge, Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LE. Just £5 to get in and this includes the Nish Nash Nosh club night afterwards. The live show starts at 9pm

Jamie Finlay is a singer, songwriter, producer and DJ from Manchester. His releases on fiercely independent soul jazz label Wah Wah 45s have garnered rave reviews and established Jamie as a burgeoning figure in the underground UK music scene. His releases have sold as far afield as Japan, Australia, America and all over Europe and have racked up heavyweight DJ support along the way from the likes of Mr Scruff, Gilles Peterson and Domu to name but a few!

Critics have long been tipping Finlay as "a name to watch" and have compared his sound to Prince, Plantlife, George Clinton, Ray Charles and even legendary producers the Mizell Brothers. Jamie's live show, fronted by the man himself on lead vocals, has been tearing up venues across the UK and 2008 saw the band perform a support slot for Roy Ayers at the Jazz Cafe and headliners at Cargo and the Pigalle Club

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