Kuba Więcek

Kuba Więcek Trio, Multitasking [review and interview]

Kuba Więcek is a 24 year-old Polish sax prodigy and the first debutant in nearly three decades included in the renowned Polish Jazz series by Polskie Nagrania, the country’s longest-running[ . . . ]

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Where Does The Time Come From

Thomas House, frontman and creative brain of the Brighton outfit Sweet Williams, recently seen lending his vocal talents to Haress, is due to release the third album in the band’s[ . . . ]

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Ezekiel Doo – Hallway Song

Brighton outfit Ezekiel Doo have just officially released their first 7″ single, Hallway Song, via their home label Twitcher Records. Self-assured, intriguing and nuanced, it is a solid debut from[ . . . ]

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Interview: Thomas House (Sweet Williams) + exclusive track

Sweet Williams’ new LP, Where Does The Time Come From, is due for release on 20th September via Gringo Records. Thomas House, who conceived and recorded the whole album by[ . . . ]

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High Life

High Life, the first English-language film by French director Claire Denis, is far removed from the typical sci-fi tropes, such as the glorification of space exploration, praise of the human[ . . . ]

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Mésange – Gypsy Moth

Mésange are an instrumental duo formed by contemporary violinist Agathe Max (Kuro), originally from Lyon, France, and guitarist Luke Mawdsley (Cavalier Song) from Liverpool. Two years after the release of[ . . . ]

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Haress

Formed by David Hand and Elizabeth Still from Bishop’s Castle in Shropshire, Haress are a guitar duo drawing freely from blues, folk and drone musical traditions in order to create[ . . . ]

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Kogumaza – Fugues

Kogumaza, instrumental outfit from Nottingham celebrating their 10th anniversary this year, have just announced the release of their third album, a double LP titled Fugues. Officially out on 19th March[ . . . ]

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Markers – Heaven in the Dark Earth

Jason Carty and Jodie Cox, both prolific members of the London math rock scene in the late ’90s up to the early ’00s, originally met on stage when playing in[ . . . ]

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Roma – Beauty on the Outside

There are films whose universal critical approval can only be explained with the stifling power of canonical thinking. A given work is regarded a masterpiece on the basis of a[ . . . ]