Genre-busting five-piece Native Dancer have been regulars on the underground music scene in London for the past few years. Off the back of their debut vinyl release, we chatted with keys player Sam Crowe.
Belgian quintet STUFF. call themselves 'a five-headed instrumental cyclops' – a pretty apt description once you're firmly inside their semi-unhinged world of free-wheeling synths and wonky, stuttered beats.
We caught up with bassist, composer and the leading figure of the 21st century Polish jazz scene, Wojtek Mazolewski about everything from his youth in Poland, his musical influences and his personal experience of the relationship between music and politics.
Lexus Blondin sat down with Tamar Osborn from the band Collocutor ahead of their sold out show at Church of Sound on February 2nd, to discuss their new album, The Search, and the band playing the music of the late Yusef Lateef at the Church.
In episode 001 of JIbber Jabba, Kenza Long has Mall Grab in the hot seat. Catching up with him after his Brighton debut at Al Duomo’s, they discuss everything from what a Mall Grab actually is to Sydney’s illegal rave scene.
Church of Sound continue to bring the heat in September with a show celebrating the work of the late great Bobby Hutcherson, with legendary marimba and vibraphone player Orphy Robinson taking the reins. Ahead of the show, Lexus Blondin caught up with Orphy for a quick chat about his music, the significance of the likes of Bobby Hutcherson and Roy Ayers, and the mentoring work he’s done over the years.
Church of Sound are back, and this one promises to be another powerful show. Brownswood Recording's Dayme Arocena is joined by Cuban musicians and Shabaka Hutchins to perform the songbook of Leon Thomas.