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Mr Bongo Release Thirtieth Anniversary Short Film

Mr Bongo, the record shop and label founded by DJ and collector David Buttle, celebrates thirty years in business this year. To mark the occasion, Buttle and filmmaker Owen Tozer have put together a short film to tell the label’s…

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Joshua French

Barney Artist on Collaboration, Day Jobs, Candid Lyrics and Uganda Roots

London-based rapper Barney Artist has put in the hard yards for his recent successes. His sold out 2018 tour, cluster of dates supporting rap icon Common, and accomplished debut album — described as ‘personal, soulful and profoundly human,’ by Rapreviews…

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James Nissen

The Music of England

English traditional music is often associated with Romantic imaginaries of ‘green and pleasant lands’ and…

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Robert Mitchell: Piano Advice and Soundcheck Chat

Ahead of his ‘Black Notes from the Deep’ performance with Courtney Pine and Omar at Band on the Wall, we caught up with bassist Vidal Montgomery to discuss his technique, and to get some tips for new musicians. Thumbnail photo:…

Omar: Soundcheck Chat

Ahead of his ‘Black Notes from the Deep’ performance with Courtney Pine at Band on…