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Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe – ‘Two Orb Reel’ LP [More Than Human]


As with many of our favourite improvisational and experimental artists, Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe – more often credited as Robert Lowe and arguably better known for his work under the name Lichens – has evolved his art for decades across multiple disciplines. In recent years he’s been turning heads in the film medium, mostly as an accomplished multi-instrumentalist composer but…

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Cutting A Dubplate at Dub Studio Bristol


For those not on Compa’s mailing list you may have missed the upload of his mini-doc on cutting dubs at Dub Studio in Bristol. It’s a seven minute talking head of Dub Studio owner Henry Bainbridge (aka Henry Heatwave of The Heatwave fame) discussing the art form that is cutting records, with a bit of gear porn thrown in. Check…

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Truth-HZ ‘Crowdsourced’ Live Stream – Studio Sessions


Dope live streaming project here with involvement from Massie aka Daojia of AWK005 ‘Riego Street’ fame. Last seen reviewing tunes while rolling around Glasgow, Truth-HZ is now hooking up with producers to stream and record a makeshift studio session with samples sent in from the viewing community live and before the show. Studio Session 1 went out just over a month ago with…

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Keith P Tops Of 2016


Looking back at the records and tapes I shouted at last year and it’s pretty spooky how many artists and labels came back again. Maybe I’m getting old, not playing out as much and listening at home instead, or maybe it’s just the couple of big boxsets breaking the record budget, but the most noticeable shift was towards albums over…

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Wall Writers: Graffiti In It’s Innocence (2015) – Dir. Roger Gastman


Currently doing the screening circuit, this feels like the graffiti documentary we’ve been waiting for since Style Wars set the benchmark in 1983. And where many since have done a brilliant job showcasing then ‘current’ eras in writing, Wall Writers: Graffiti In It’s Innocence steps backwards, further exploring the birth of graffiti from 1967 – 1973. Check the trailer below. Directed by the…

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James Barnor Q&A – 12.5.16 [LDN]


Surprised there’s not been more kicking around about this; photographer James Barnor will be doing a Q&A at Westminster Reference Library next month, discussing his life’s work and his first monograph Ever Young which was published last year. Born in Ghana on the tail end of the 1920’s, Barnor opened his first studio in Accra in 1950. As a photojournalist…

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‘Rasta and The Ball’ Documentary (1980)


This doco has been doing the rounds for a while now – up on youtube, back down, then back up again – without ever drawing too much attention. We just finished watching for the third or fourth time so thought it was about time we shared it around.  Rasta and The Ball is a documentary that was first broadcast in 1980,…

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Keith P Tops Of 2015


More lists and a chance to shout out all the goodness that buzzed us. Nice to reconnect with London crew this year, if only for one night. The biggest change is buying habits again. If the previous two years represented cassettes as a novelty, 2015’s when it became essential to own a walkman to do the show we wanted. It…

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