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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Feel the Tremor

Erin Cobby heads to a festival in the Azores for a weekend of global sounds and finds herself part of a community championing inclusivity, creativity and open-air commmunions

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

New Regency Orchestra: Fiesta Time!

Since forming in 2021, New Regency Orchestra have ignited Latin big band fever in London. With a debut album now out, Izzy Felton speaks to the group’s founder Lex Blondin

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Jacken Elswyth: The Banjo Maker

Builder and player of banjos, Jacken Elswyth, tells Spencer Grady how her intimate relationship with the instrument has changed her approach

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Introducing.... Sofia Kourtesis

This Peruvian is much in-demand for productions full of Latin soul yet driven by Berlin’s motorik beat. Charis McGowan finds out about her infectious debut

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Abdullah Ibrahim: A Beginner's Guide

A South African pianist who navigated the trauma and difficulties of apartheid while always staying close to home. Nigel Williamson documents a remarkable, boundless career… that’s not over yet

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Big Band Revival: 10 Essential Albums

There is nothing quite like the sound of a whole room of people playing music, reflected in the countless times that an oversized genre once seemed lost has risen from the ashes. Here are a few ensembles from the past years that prove the size of your band counts

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Introducing Birdvox

Flight, fun and food for thought. Jo Frost talks with the nature-loving, socially conscious Scottish supergroup about clubland and cicadas

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