Musicyep. it's all about introducing one's ears (by your own methods or via folks like john peel, gilles peterson, keb darge, norman jay, the 'late junction' gal dem, fabio, or dj flight) to miles, coltrane, donald byrd, floatingpoints, aaron jerome, harmonia, LuckyMe family, Material, burial, freddie hubbard, roy hargrove, martyn, panda bear, mark pritchard, all the burntprogress/CDR producers, jazzanova, kode9, fela kuti, calibre, naoya matsuoka, Terry Callier, kruder&dorfmeister, linton kwesi j, Astor Piazzolla, the mizell brothers, young marble giants, milton n, ed motta, jeff mills & UR, riche hawtin/FUSE, brian eno, pip glass, steve reich, graham collier, neil ardley, michael garrick, shake keane, joe harriott, ig culture, kaidi t, roots manuva, Mulatu Astatke, Mahmoud Ahmed, ltj bukem, bjork, david axelrod, nick drake, the smiths, surra, fat freddy's drop, MooDymann, joy division, Nina Simone, The Ogyatanaa Show Band, Weldon Irvine, all those on Innervisions, talking heads, tom tom club, Interpol, koop, madlib, Photek, 4hero, Moondog, jay dee, soil&pimp sessions, 2banks of 4, Hiromasa Suzuki, Stan Tracey, 321 tommy. just a fraction..
Moviesyep. bio-pics of musical greats- arthur russell, chet baker, miles, train, albert ayler. work by Krzysztof Kieslowski, Lynch, Kurosawa, bergman, Luis Buñuel, Tarkovsky, kubrick, Jim Jarmusch, certainly those plus others..
particular films i adore: un chien andalou & l'age d'or, Three Colors Trilogy, Alain Resnais' Toute la mémoire du monde & Hiroshima Mon Amour
yep yep. words by Boris Vian, vernon sullivan, william burroughs, roald dahl, michael rosen, j-p sartre, kodwo eshun, susan sontag, harold pinter, bataille, retired nihilists, saramago, pessoa (et al.), camus, jack Kerouac, my main men Samuel Beckett & George Orwell , bret easton ellis, noam chomsky (normsky), sarah kane,Benjamin Zephaniah, robert fisk, leonard feather, Eoghan O'Neill, Dayo Adewuyi, pinglewood, king sunny ade p, Hunter S, Edwin Abbott Abbott's Flatland, JG Ballard, Will Self, Naomi Klein, Vladimir Nabakov,Aldous Huxley - Brave New World (especially edition with Léger's cover)
I love the pictures/illustrations (& possibly words) by henri cartier-bresson, banksy, quentin blake, r.crumb, ben tomlin, dan cartwright, david shrigley, Ralph Steadman, Ben pepper, Emory Douglas, run wrake, raymond briggs, David Mckee, Lindsey Vigurs, LCP United.
Heroesas great as these folks are, they are but men (gender irrelevant). i'm thankful for their influence. samuel beckett, Phillip Zarrilli, Les Read, all the Dalai Lamas & other pacifists, john peel,Benjamin Zephaniah, gilles peterson, LKJ, mary verghese, raymond briggs, William Blake, DAvid Attenborough, michael rosen, william burroughs
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About me:I vent my auditory passion in words.
SHOOK magazine houses a number of features I've written. These include: the Scottish collective of beatmakers and artists LuckyMe, the risqué releases from Trunk Records, and American maverick Raymond Scott. Articles on Culoe De Song plus a discussion with Kode9 and Hyperdub examination can be found in SHOOK #5. Viewable online here.
Articles for the website on all sorts can be checked here. Some of my picks:
Archived reviews for FlyGlobalMusic can be accessed via theses links:
I also like to play records out at occasional jazzraves, check the flyers for info.
Teaming up with my raving bud, Klay Pigeon, we host a 2hr radio show on Deep Frequency.com, it's called Thru the Vibe, archives and info here:
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- Status: In a Relationship
- Hometown: london
- Religion: Other
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius