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Sampha

Don’t fail me now, I need your wishes, wishes, wishes Don’t fail me now, I need your wishes, wishes, wishes I imagine those golden skies Window down and we’re caught in flight You can let the breeze, let the breeze cool you And I hope the wind blows out those Read more…

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Mbongwana Star

“Mbongwana Star (‘Mbongwana’ meaning ‘change’) are a newly formed band from Kinshasa, Congo. Tired of the pre-conceptions around African music, they’re creating their own identity, fusing traditional Congolese rhythms with post punk and electronics. Full of energy and utterly original, here’s a brand new track from their forthcoming album.” Liking Read more…

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Inspirations

Badass female producer, toured with Bjork, thanks Verity! Northern Soul tune thanks to Rodders; One of my fave Japanese artists: Yayoi Kusama san. See No Evil Art Project In Brizzle: (Time BCC got off it’s arse, took out its purse (recession I know but still) and funded something like this Read more…

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holidays

Spent the month away from the Midlands.

Started southside in Hastings with my beautiful friends Debs and Ben. I taught EFL in a beautiful school, swimming twice a week early each morning in the outdoor pool. I went from coughing, spluttering and wheezing (after just two lengths) to a much improved front crawl (and a minimum of 10). We visited Brighton, ate at a Thai restaurant set in a bookshop, made loads of nice veggie food and went on nice country walks. I am trying to be vegetarian. This is not easy.  (more…)