Monthly Archives: November 2015

Fat Bast@rd Gang Band – All Bast@rds

Always loved these guys since I first met them at BoomTown 2011. They’re a skanking, French, Gypsy influenced group with tons of energy and ridiculous amounts of swagger. The last time I blogged about them, was their Lyon Zoo track … Continue reading

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Cabruêra – Beira Mar

Not only is this a great piece of music taken from Cabruêra‘s Colors of Brazil album which is out now on Tumi Music, but the animation from Alessandro Corrêa is stunningly beautiful and has won the Akademia Music Award for … Continue reading

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Macka B – Never Played A 45

This Saturday is the BoomTown Winter Gathering. Our event to raise £10,000 to help aid the refugees in these ever troubling times. The event is sold out and the line up includes some classic artists such as Goldie, Stanton Warriors, … Continue reading

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Dubioza Kolektiv – Free.mp3

Full respects to Dubioza Kolektiv, their latest video has had over 2 million hits in the last week, not bad for an independent Gypsy fusion band from the Balkans. The track is an incredibly catchy ode to online piracy as … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2015 – Part 6

Many people, when I wrote that I’d been herding sheep, thought it was some kind of Welsh joke. It wasn’t. On Sunday morning, the lovely Icelandic lady I’d been staying with asked if I was up for chasing some sheep, … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2015 – Part 5

Okay, so before I had to go and herd sheep I was telling you all about Saturday night at the festival. After Reykjavíkurdætur I decided to try and get in early for Beach House but the queue was already insane … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2015 – Part 4

Nowadays I always have to bring a schedule to any festival, so I can pack as many bands in as possible. Years ago this would have been an alien concept to the ‘go with the flow’ mentality of my younger … Continue reading

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