Monthly Archives: July 2015

Degrees of Freedom – Children of the Sun

Break will be slamming out some killer Drum N Bass on our new Bang Hai Palace this year, but check out his Degrees Of Freedom alter ego for some lovely soulful Dub vibes. Very Bristol sound so perhaps no surprise … Continue reading

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BoomTown Music Top Tips – TrenchTown 2015

Just as the Town Centre‘s tips yesterday only included one stage (the Town Centre obviously), so TrenchTown is solely dedicated to the Lion’s Den (yes I know Hidden Woods and Tangled Roots were both included in the TrenchTown announcement but … Continue reading

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BoomTown Music Top Tips – Town Centre 2015

Just had to pick out some Top Tips for the BoomTown programme so thought I might as well share here where I can give a better picture of each act. I had to pick 5 for each District so I’m … Continue reading

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Lyrics Born feat Preservation Hall Jazz Band – That’s It!

I posted the original PHJB track on here a while back but love what Lyrics Born has done with it and you’ll almost definitely be hearing this in some of our Big Swing Sound sets. The whole album is worth … Continue reading

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BOOMTOWN – SKANKIN’ CITY 2015 (MIX)

I really enjoy making these Skankin’ City mixes each year. Despite it being so big at BoomTown, there really isn’t enough Ska representation in the wider world these days, or Gypsy Fusion come to that. So here I’m representing both … Continue reading

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Le Parody & Gizmo Varillas – Summer Rain

Beautiful new tune that sounds like a little like the xx if they had been Latino. Perfect for a rainy summer’s Tuesday, like today. Grab a download here.

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Tankus the Henge – Weather

Here’s another great band you’ll find on the Jolly Dodger at BoomTown this year. Although I don’t know how many times I’ve tried to avoid the words ‘firm festival favourite’ whilst I’ve been writing the band info for this year’s … Continue reading

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Raury – Devil’s Whisper

I really need to check out more from this kid. God’s Whisper was one of my favourite tracks from last year and this follow up is probably just as strong. It kind of reminds me of a younger K-os. Despite … Continue reading

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Holy Moly & The Crackers – A Punk Called Peter

I’m very excited to finally catch these guys live on the Jolly Dodger at BoomTown this year. I booked them on trusted recommendation and I’ve liked all of their releases so far. Coming from Newcastle, their music is a mixture … Continue reading

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The Fat Bastard Gang Band – Lyon ZOO

Saw a few posters for this album when I was at Printemps de Bourges and got well excited. The Fat Bastard Gang Band have had some great shows at BoomTown in the past and I’m a big fan of their … Continue reading

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