John Johanna’s music spans a huge range of influence, both in tonality and style. It only felt right to ask him to put together a playlist so we can unpick and understand the man behind the music. Enjoy!
Subculture Sage kindly put together a killer selection of tracks that inspire and influence them, from Brazilian funk/soul legend Tim Maia to High Focus’s very own UK hip hop head Onoe Caponoe, and more.
In the build up to the release of their self-titled debut EP, jazz collective Nérija bring us a playlist of pure fiya. Featuring jazz legend Pharoah Saunders, young leaders such as Moses Boyd and some contemporary gospel and Ghanaian highlife.
UK hip-hop trio OthaSoul put together a playlist featuring tunes from across the pond from the likes of Anderson .Paak, Common and Black Star, and music from fellow peers such as Barney Artist, ROM and Loyle Carner, all killing it on the UK scene.