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Alex Harris: Mancunian USA

His name is Alex and he's from Manchester…..no, not that one, but the one located in Atlanta, Georgia.

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The 61st BFI London Film Festival

So this year’s London Film Festival (LFF) took place in and around Central London, with selected venues such as the Rich Mix in Shoreditch and Hackney Picturehouse.

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Enter the jazz men

Empirical are the first ever British jazz group to develop the 'Pop-up Jazz Lounge' concept performing 18 sets to almost 3,000 new fans just last year.

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Where for art thou, Antonio

All the way from South Florida, the pioneering forefather of a new genre called “Funk Trap”, Antonio Ramsey, makes his debut in Black Sheep Magazine.

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Hans Prya: The lowdown

After an impressive turn at the recent star-studded annual Mostly Jazz, Funk and Soul Festival in Birmingham, multi-member genre fusion collective Hans Prya have taken time out of their busy…

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Love 4 Music Festival brings soul stars to Huddersfield Some of music’s big names from the 1970s and 80s are heading to Huddersfield. The Love 4 Music Festival will feature soul stars Alexander O’Neal, Omar, Gwen Dickey (Rose Royce),… Continue>

Crown Heights Affair to unleash new recordings Leading seventies East Coast Funk act Crown Heights Affair, who scored with a succession of Disco floorfillers and top 30 chart hits such as ‘Dreaming A Dream’, ‘Every Beat Of… Continue>

Kendrick Lamar hints at more new music Kendrick Lamar has excited fans by revealing that he has ‘more music coming’. After the surprise release of his acclaimed new album ‘DAMN.‘ earlier this month, many fans were left… Continue>

Clubbing...

The Lounge, Manchester’s 12-hour New Year’s Eve Ball Manchester’s premier urban music club spot doesn’t do things by halves. in fact, the venue’s upcoming New Year’s Eve shindig is effectively two nights in one, running as it is from 9pm on the 31st, all the way through to 9am on New Year’s Day 2018. Continue>

As he once said on his cult, eponoymous show, “In life the truth will always come out.” Was this a confession? Continue>
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The 61st BFI London Film Festival
Various cinemas in London, 4th - 15th October 2017

The 61st BFI London Film Festival So this year’s London Film Festival (LFF) took place in and around Central London, with selected venues such as the Rich Mix in Shoreditch and Hackney Picturehouse - not to mention the bespoke Embankment Cinema - being used to fan out the festival from the circular mile of Leicester Square.… Continue>



Bring Forth The Guillotine (Silver Bullet, 1989)
By Andrew Kay

1989 saw an emergence of fresh new talent from the U.K, none more so that Tottenham's own Silver Bullet. Signed to Dutch record label Tam Tam, his first cut, "Bring Forth the Guillotine" -for those buying the six and half minute 12" version - was an audio assault on the mind and body. Continue>

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