The Londoner five-piece Ezra Collective released their exuberant new record "Where I'm Meant To Be" via Partisan Records in November. It follows their debut record "You Can't Steal My Joy". We caught up with the band's drummer Femi Koleoso to talk about the role that joy plays in his life, the Londoner music community, and the similarities between jazz and boxing.
Every end of the month we are releasing a round up of reviews of recent releases that touched us the most. These are the personal reviews of hand-curated gems our team dug up (and the occasional chart topper). This time including Sudan Archives, Jockstrap, Sampa the Great, Rina Sawayama, Tamino, Julia, Julia, Khruangbin and Vieux Farka Touré, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Editors, and Nils Frahm.
The Maifeld Derby is Back with its most interesting Line Up ever! This year the Maifeld Derby has gathered artists from all over the world and composed a versatile music mix for four days of festival fun. For those who would like to join us there, here is your opportunity to WIN 1x2 Tickets to the Festival.
The ongoing state-sanctioned violence against Black, Indigenous, and People of Color in the US and around the world is fueling our hearts with sadness and anger but there's so much we all can do to make a difference. Supporting and listening to the voices of marginalized artists and musicians is just one aspect. This Juneteenth Bandcamp steps up and for every purchase you make they'll be donating 100% of their share of sales to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, a national organization enacting racial justice and working towards change through litigation, advocacy, and public education. Here are just ten records to purchase today via Bandcamp to support the cause.