Thursday, 28 October 2010

PMOI Skype Session: Waajeed in Chile

Waajeed spoke to us a few weeks ago about his forthcoming project "Half-Breed", showed us around the studio in Chile, played a snippet of a track he'd just finished working on, talked about his thoughts on bloggers, why he didn't release Tron on Ubiquity, the difficulty of touring PPP, the 9 projects he's working on, and his plans to return to London.You can listen to a snippet of the track in the video below, it's titled "Nothin Don't".

   Waajeed - Nothin Don't Snippet [] by ameliaideh

Video: Bilal "Tainted Love"

What I would give to be a fly on the wall for a month with the Plug Research/ Art Don't Sleep crew. Though this is a cover of the 60s original [recorded by Gloria Jones rather than the 80s Soft Cell version], it isn't quite as up beat as the 60s version and seems to have retained some of the menace more recognizable in the 80s hit. I would like an MP3 of this very much - just putting it out in to the universe.

Video + MP3: Cee Lo Green 'Bright Lights Bigger City'

November 9th cannot come quickly enough.

Download: Cee Lo Green "Bright Lights Bigger City" here

Video: The Black Keys "Tighten Up" [Live on Jools Holland]

Very impressive live whistling in tune here. Unless you've already bought tickets this is about as live as you'll be able to see the Black Keys since their entire UK tour in November has sold out.

Video: Space Invadas "Done It Again"

For some reason I still haven't bought the Space Invadas album Soul:Fi that came out this Spring. Probably because I haven't heard anything from it that has blown me away with it's subtlety like some of Spacek's previous work. I still love his voice though and this is nice if slightly awkward.

MP3 + Video: Lykke Li 'Get Some'

Damn Lykke, you're someone's prostitute? I love this, and am very grateful there's no slutty video to accompany it.

Download - Lykke Li "Get Some" here

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

MP3 + Video: Quartetto Fantastico "Happiness is a Warm Gun"

Never one to do things by halves, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson rearranged 17 John Lennon compositions to mark the 70th anniversary of Lennon's birthday. B+ filmed this one shot take of Happiness is a Warm Gun on October 13th at Soul in the Park, a twice monthly event held at Footsies bar in Highland Park, LA (hosted by Rani de Leon and Maya Santos). I sincerely hope Miguels' work is inspiring more people to work with musicians of this calibre on more modern compositions because the results are stunning.

Download: Quartetto Fantastico "Happiness is a Warm Gun" here

Competition: Andreya Triana Live @ The Tabernacle

Andreya Triana,Tabernacle

The lovely Andreya Triana has a full live show at the Tabernacle in Nottinghill on 13th December (it's such a lovely & unique space!) and we have two pairs of tickets to give away. To win two tickets to this very special gig (strings, horns, everyting!) just tell us who produced Andreya's debut album "Lost Where I Belong" .Tweet the answer @putmeonit or leave it on the Facebook group wall. Competition closes on Friday 29th October.

Monday, 25 October 2010

WE LOVE... VOL 24 + Vol 24.K

We Love 24

Download We Love Vol. 24 here [Mediafire]/ here [Sendspace]

30 individual tracks we love and hope you will too featuring A-Trak, Antony and The Johnsons, Big L, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Bonobo, Botany, Carlos Santana, Cee-Lo, Chacha, The Cinematic Orchestra, Cody Chesnutt, Freddie Gibbs, Freeway, Hezekiah, J Rocc, J. Cole, KOKAYI, Luis Visconde, Manzanita y su Conjunto, MED, Nottz, Olivier Daysoul, Om Unit, Rah Digga, RZA, Seiji, Ski Beatz, Skillz, amp; Teebs & more.

This month as I was digging through all of this great music and realised I had to create a bonus zip folder. I'm not a huge fan of the hype that surrounds Kanye West but I am a fan of the music he makes. 

Download "We Love 24.K" here [Mediafire].

1. Child Rebel Black Soldier - Don't Stop (feat. Kanye West, Pharrell & Lupe Fiasco)
2. Kanye West - Christian Dior Denim Flow -  (feat. Kid Cudi, Pusha T, John Legend, Lloyd Banks & Ryan Leslie)
3. Kanye West - Devil In A New Dress
4. Kanye West - Don't Look Down - (feat. Mos Def, Lupe Fiasco & Big Sean)
5. Kanye West - Good Friday - (feat. Common, Pusha T, KiD CuDi, Big Sean & Charlie Wilson)
6. Kanye West - Lord Lord Lord - (feat. Mos Def, Swizz Beatz, Raekwon & Charlie Wilson)
7. Kanye West - Lost In The World
8. Kanye West - Monster -  (feat. Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Bon Iver & Nicki Minaj)
9. Kanye West - Power (Remix) - (feat. Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz)
10. Kanye West - So Appalled - (feat. RZA, Jay-Z, Pusha T, Swizz Beatz & Cyhi the Prynce)
11. Kanye West - Take One For The Team (feat. Keri Hilson, Pusha T & CyHi Da Prynce)

*WE LOVE... is a big one click download of carefully selected individual tracks sourced from reputable blogs & artists we love. Please email us ( if we've uploaded a non-promo track in error or to send us something you love.

Thursday, 21 October 2010

MP3: Eric Lau Free Track - "Home Run"

Eric Lau Making Sound

Unsurprisingly the first vinyl press of Eric Lau's new project "Making Sound" has almost sold out, you can grab the last remaining few from, and Jazzy Sport. As a thank you for the support for the record he has just dropped a free track, enjoy! 

The Revivalist

The Revivalist from Serious Business on Vimeo.

It's a small world, and I'm in NY at the moment staying with the wonderful people who are starting a brand new online home for jazz, launching on Okayplayer in 5 days called "The Revivalist". I'll be interviewing them about it later on this week but in the meantime, you can check out the trailer above and the first track from their project the Freedom Suite, also set for release on the 26th October, by Nnenna Freelon featuring The Beast, Brandford Marsalis, Phonte, and Questlove, hosted by 9th Wonder. 

Freedom Suite

Video: Lissie "Everywhere I Go"


I totally missed this gorgeous video by Lissie, whose album Catching a Tiger is one of my favourites of 2010 so far (though I actually prefer the live iTunes session). So down to earth yet beautiful.

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Stream: Jamie Woon "Spiral"

Jamie Woon by Miss T
Photo by Miss T

That voice. A new track from Jamie's forthcoming album (I'm informed it's coming out next spring), I'm still totally obsessed with his current single, Night Air.

   Spiral by woon

Video: Flying Lotus "Kill Your Co-Workers"

Flying Lotus - Kill Your Co-Workers from Warp Records on Vimeo.

Do it, then blame Flying Lotus.

Video: Ghostpoet "Cash and Carry Me Home"

Ghostpoet is one of my favourite artists in the UK at the moment, loving this video, it's great what you can do with a little creativity.

Friday, 15 October 2010

Download: Olivier Daysoul "Mr Saint Louis" EP Prod. By Oddisee

Mr Saint Louis Artwork

Before you do anything else - hit download quickly! Only the first 1000 downloads of this EP will be free, after that it will change to a pay what you want deal. I'm so excited about this project, it is really hard to create an authentic but modern soul sound and I love every song on the Mr Saint Louis EP, it's beautifully written and produced, and Olivier's voice and songwriting is finally given a real chance to shine. Not only does the package include the four full tracks but a remix from Von Pea of Tanya Morgan, all of the instrumentals, and the acappellas with their BPMs (expect hundreds of remixes to follow).

There will be videos coming soon to accompany it but for now - enjoy.

<a href="">Mr. Saint Louis EP by oddisee</a>

Thursday, 14 October 2010

Video: Rye Rye ft M.I.A. - Sunshine

I wasn't sold on this when I first heard it earlier this week but I've had it stuck in my head ever since so now you can too if you don't already (ha!). It's great that young, fresh, talented female MCs seem to be coming through at the moment alongside the Minaj's, and Rye Rye is undeniably very naturally cute and entertaining with it.

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

Video: Olivier Daysoul "Mr Saint Louis" Mini Doc

Olivier Daysoul and Oddisee shot this mini documentary over the summer in Oxford where Olivier is based to give a little insight in to his background. He talks about his upbringing, musical influences and feelings about the project and there's also a little footage of him in his home studio.

Sade's First UK Live Shows for 18 Years This May

Sade Concert

Now this is exciting. The pre-order links go live this Sunday 17th October, general tickets on Monday 18th both at 9am:

Friday 27 May: M.E.N. Arena, Manchester buy pre-sale tickets 
Sunday 29 May: LG Arena, Birmingham buy pre-sale tickets
Tuesday 31 May: O2 Arena, London buy pre-sale tickets 

Tuesday, 12 October 2010

PMOI Skype Session: Hezekiah at Home in Philadephia

Today I'm dropping the second in our Skype Session series, this time with Hezekiah at his home in Philly. He spoke about writing for Bilal, producing Jaguar Wright & Bahamadia, shared some advice for rappers on songwriting, his (negative) experience at Rawkus, making and misplacing his home porn tapes(!), and his new album "Conscious Porn" which comes out today - he also spit a verse for us and played us some tracks from it.

In the later half Hez plays the single "Hold It Now" which is just crazy so I had to post it for you as a stream below. The album (released today) is easily in my top 5 hip hop albums of 2010 so far, it just makes me want to dance, sing along, screw my face up, sit and think - I would seriously recommend it [iTunes link].

Video: James Blake "Limit To Your Love" [Feist Cover]

As promised last week, the video of James Blake's lovely Feist cover. Big things ahead for that young man, oof.  

Download: 2000Black "Forgot The Steel Pans"

An unreleased track from 2007 by Mr GoodGood. I believe if you want to say thank you it's Marks & Spencers Percy Piglets (important: not the pigs, the piglets).


Homebase x PMOI CMJ flyer

This is quite a week for PMOI - so excited to announce our first ever event in New York in collaboration with the amazing people at Homebase NYC, for CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival. If you're reading this and you're going to be in New York at the time tickets will be on sale shortly. If you're not - don't worry we'll be documenting the whole thing in immense detail!

Buy your tickets here $15 advance, $20 on the door

Monday, 11 October 2010

PMOI Exclusive: Olivier Daysoul Interview & New Single Prod. by Oddisee

I'm both excited and a bit nervous about this new feature - I've been interviewing artists on Skype over the past month in various places all over the world, on tour, in their bedrooms, studios etc wheedling exclusive performances, secrets and stories out of them.

First in the series is Olivier Daysoul, who I caught up with a little while back whilst he was backstage in Tokyo supporting Hudson Mohawke on tour. He sang an acappella version of his new single Labor, from his new EP Mr Saint Louis produced by Oddisee coming out this Friday. I'm very excited to say you can download Labor now below (another PMOI exclusive), and we'll be dropping a mini doc and the full EP first here this week as well. Look out for interviews with Hezkiah and Waajeed next!

<a href="">Labor by oddisee</a>

Doctors Orders "Suite For Ma Dukes" Charity Screenings

Suite for Ma Dukes flyer

You may remember back in June we screened Suite for Ma Dukes (part of the Timeless series) and Secondhand Sureshots at the C.A.M.P. - it was an amazing evening and lots of people have asked since if there would be another screening of Suite for Ma Dukes - well, finally there are more!

The Doctors Orders will be showing this beautiful tribute concert to J Dilla by Miguel Atwood Ferguson, a 60 piece orchestra and some seriously special guests at 3pm 5pm & 7pm Sunday 7th November 2010 @ Westbourne Studios. It's £7 entry or £15 with the DVD/CD and all profits go to Ma Dukes and the Dilla Foundation, you can buy your tickets here.

"Untitled/ Fantastic"

Following that on there will be launch parties featuring J-Dilla collaborators Elzhi, Phat Kat & DJ Dez, on Friday 19th November @ Plan B, and Saturday 20th November @ Jam, Brighton

For some photos from the screening (grown men cried!), and a 10 track promo download featuring some of the music from Suite for Ma Dukes & Secondhand Sureshots click here

MF Social Club,Suite For Ma Dukes

Download: Pinboard Blog Presents "Feed Your Ears Vol. 1"

Pinboard EP

I love the crew over at Pinboard, they're one of my favourite blogs around and today they've dropped their first EP. It features "alternative soul" artists Oliver DaySoul, Jimetta Rose, Peter Hadar, DivaGeek (Vula & Ben Jones), Fatima x Alex Nut, Brittany Bosco & Reggie B. As you know I'm always honest on here, even when talking about my friends, and I have to say that some of the songwriting isn't my cup of tea, but I'm sure loads of people will feel otherwise and there's definitely a lot of talent on here. Check it out and download it below.

<a href="">Feed Your Ears Vol. 1 by PinBoard Blog</a>

Sunday, 10 October 2010

RIP Solomon Burke

Solomon Burke is believed to have died from a heart attack on a flight from LA to Amsterdam this morning, aged 70. He leaves behind 21 children, 90 grandchildren, and some beautiful soul music. Best known for classics like Cry to Me and Everybody Needs Somebody to Love,  I thought the performance above of Don't Give Up On Me from his Grammy winning album of the same name from 2003 was beautiful. May he rest in peace.

Download: Pete Philly "Open Loops" Project

Pete Philly

Adam Rock sent me a link to Pete Philly's new website because of the "Open Loops" project he's working on at the moment. Over the next 14 weeks he'll be releasing a song every Monday, but the website is just so impressive I would suggest taking a look even if you're not that in to the music! I have to say I'm not bowled over by the first track Encore Une Fois, but I will be checking back over the 14 weeks if only because of the first 1 min 12 seconds of this...

MP3 + Video: Kings of Leon "Use Somebody" [Safia's Way]

Still catching up on posting my favourite things from this week and this, discovered at Soul UK, is definitely one of them. Safia is Muhsinah's middle name which it seems she'll be using to put out some new music, slightly confusingly, but I doubt it will stop anyone from finding it when it sounds this lovely.

Head over to to download this song for free.

Video: Is Tropical Roundhouse BlackBox Session

A thermal image live stream? I have such a soft spot for the beautiful Roundhouse Theatre in London (I used to work there), and the creative teams there are just brilliant. This video was directed by Will Hanke & Jamie Roberts and broadcast live on October 5th attracting over 20,000 viewers. You can see another video by Will using different techniques featuring the stunning Tanya Auclair and Yult here.

Find out more about the Roundhouse Black Box sessions here.

Saturday, 9 October 2010

Trailer: "Influencers"

INFLUENCERS TRAILER from R+I creative on Vimeo.

This made me exceptionally uncomfortable. The focus of this film seems to be on this idea of these "influencers" and "creatives" and "how trends & creativity become contagious today in music and fashion", with very little focus on the worth, substance or longevity of this influence. I love Jay Z's music in a club but I can't think of a single profound or lasting influence he has had on my life, unless you count taking up hard drive space.

The problem I have with this post-Gladwell/Godin talk (much as I like both of those authors), is that the focus of their works seems to have been conveniently shifted by people with big egos wanting to lead tribes, and be seen as the early adoptors or "influencers" who don't seem to have thought about where they actually want to lead people. Films like this, so called "connoiseur" blogs where the contributors post endless photo shoots of themselves trying to look cool, events where the only real point is to make it in to the photos - preferably with someone well known, etc etc seem like [fairly effective] propaganda to me.

I think what those people are scared to say is that the truth is that we can, should be, and are all "influencers". We have an amazing opportunity to inspire each other, share knowledge, create, collaborate, and positively influence the people around us with ease and speed every day, especially through technology. We might not make lots of money out of it or become famous, but we might make someone's day, enlighten or inspire them.

Thursday, 7 October 2010

Stream: James Blake cover of Feist "Limit To Your Love"

James Blake Covers Feist on New Single

Usually the idea of someone covering Feist would just make me angry, but James Blake has done rather a lovely job of it. Apparently there's a video coming out next week for this too!

   James Blake - Limit To Your Love by abeano

Thanks to Pitchfork & Abeano

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

MP3 + Video: Azealia Banks “L8R”

Just found this video over at Fader and it made my evening. I put L8R up as a download on We Love Vol 23 pt1 but I'm going to re-upload it here in the hope that someone, somewhere will play this in a club (I do need to find a CDQ version though). I love this woman, even though I couldn't actually repeat her lyrics without shocking myself.

Download: L8R [Mediafire]

MP3/ Stream: New Kidkanevil Heat


Kid K has been on fire this week - I demanded to know what gummy bears he's been eating but it seems its just the regular ones. I'm very very excited about the new Stateless album coming out soon (first single in November I believe). If you missed the download limit on the Jazmine Sullivan reflip you can grab it here.

   Ariel Instrumental by kidkanevil

   Jazmine Sullivan - 10 Seconds (kidkanevil reflip) by kidkanevil

   Gojira tai Mekagojira by kidkanevil 

Stream: Keziah Jones "Lagos vs New York" Gilles Peterson Rmx

Keziah Jones

I just found a remix by Gilles Peterson of Keziah Jones's Lagos vs New York at the wonderful Afripop and I'm really feeling it so thought I'd post a stream.

   Keziah Jones - Lagos VS New York (Gilles Peterson Rmx) by ameliaideh

You can check out the original below by Olufemi Sanyaolu, I mean Keziah (which kind name be Jones? I beg.)

Sunday, 3 October 2010

Interview [Fader]: Homeboy Sandman

Love this dude so much, so extreme and passionate with a heart of gold and talent to match.

Sandman lyric of the day "stop saving up bread - go save brethren, stop chasin the papes - just stay present, stop making complaints - go make legend ".

Video: Tame Impala "Lucidity"

Plenty of artists talk about being from outer space etc but Tame Impala actually made a video there. Yeah.

Tame Impala - Lucidity from Modular People on Vimeo.

Video: Hezekiah feat. Eleon "If One Falls"

You have I Predict A Riot, right? No, not the bloody Kaiser Chiefs foo! Hez has just made a video in Brazil for one of my favourite tracks from his great album from '07, as part of the lead up to his new album Conscious Porn set for release on 12th October (have I said it's brilliant? I'll say it again just in case). He may not have a big budget but he definitely has talent.

Femme Fatal


velvet underground - femme fatale


Not actually sure which I prefer.

Video: Bosco "In The Woods"

Bosco: In The Woods from Branden Collins on Vimeo.

Ah, Brittany and Branden playing in the woods. For someone who used the internet to such great effect launching herself in to our collective consciousness, Brittany is showing remarkable patience and restraint in taking time to create her next project and I love that. Good things come to those who wait.

Video: Jack White's Triple Decker Record

I know approximately nothing about the process of making vinyl but felt slightly queasy as Jack cracked it open. Perhaps not one for the purists but interesting all the same.

Video: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings "If You Call"

Uh oh, what's going to happen in part two now Sharon's got a knife?! Such a pleasure to come home from a few days away to something as beautiful as this, I love their album I Learned The Hard Way and they'll be performing at the Roundhouse on Nov 3rd. 

Saturday, 2 October 2010

LDN Event Listings: October/ November

Seu Jorge 500
 *Seu Jorge & Almaz play the Roundhouse on Sun 17th October

Sat 2nd Oct 
>Ninja Tune XX 20th Anniversary w/ Coldcut, Toddla T, Amon Tobin, Daedelus, Roots Manuva, Mr Scruff, Bonobo, King Cannibal, Jammer... @ Ewer St Car Park
>KRS One w/ Supernatural, Mad Lion, Freddy Foxx (aka Bumpy Knuckles), Buckshot, DJ Prime, Mystro, DJ Mr Thing, Big Ted & DJ Boba Fatt @ The Forum
>Doctors Orders present - Rich Medina, Spin Doctor & Kyri R2 @ Big Chill House
>Rustie's Sunburst EP Launch w/ Rustie, Harmonic 313, Untold@ The C.A.M.P.

Sun 3rd Oct
>Screening: Look  at What The Light Did Now (Feist Film) Premier @ Picadilly Circus
>Up-Rise Festival w/ Ty, Omar, Soothsayers, Jimmy Screech, Yaaba Funk, Natty, United Vibrations, Nathan "Flutebox" Lee, Ordio Kid, Rita Ray... @ Finsbury Park
>Hoochinoo & Rapscallions present Rising Styles Festival London w/ J'Da Kut, Snuff, Jay Diamond, Musa Okwonga, Maxwell Golden... @ Bar Music Hall

Wed 6th Oct
>Tony Allen 70 - Nigeria 50 w/ Seun Kuti, Cheikh Lo,Pee Wee Ellis, Jimi Tenor, Jason Yarde, Byron Wallen, Keziah Jones, Eska Mtungwasi, Ty, Wunmi & more @ The Barbican
>Deviation 3rd Birthday Party Pt1 w/ J.Rocc, Kon & Amir + Benji B @ Gramaphone

Thu 7th Oct
>CDR Music of Tomorrow w/ CDR DJs, Robert Owens + submissions @ Whitechapel Gallery
>Wax Tailor @ Islington Academy

Fri 8th Oct
>Belleruche Album Launch w/ Natural Self, Dom Servini, The Shadow Orchestra... @  Bloomsbury Ballroom
>UK B-Boy Championships Warm Up Party w/ Kon & Amir, Skeme Richards & DJ Renegade @ Plan B

Sat 9th Oct
>So Much Soul w/ DJ Dek One, Japanese Jimmy Dynamite, Chris Read & Nickname @ The Social

Sun 10th Oct 
>CDR w/ Mark Pritchard, Planet Mu & Oriol @ Plastic People

Tue 12th Oct
>Joe & Keith Sweat @ Hammersmith Apollo
>8SIXTEEN32 [Play Dir. by Leo Kay] @ Redbridge Drama Centre, E18 

Wed 13th Oct
>Arrested Development @ The Barbican

Thu 14th Oct
>MF Doom @ Brixton Acdemy
>Red Bull Music Academy Culture Clash w/ Goldie’s Metalheadz (+ Andy C, Shy FX, Storm, MC GQ & MC Justyce), Skream & Benga  (+ Joker & MC Nomad & Artwork), Channel One Soundsystem (+Mikey Dread, Ras Kayleb & full crew), Soul Jazz Records Sound System presents 100% Dynamite - Hosted By: Don Letts @ The Roundhouse

Fri 15th Oct
>Orchestre Pol-Rythmo de Cotonou @ Koko
>Lonnie Liston Smith @ Ronnie Scotts
>Fela's Birthday Tribute w/ Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra @ The Jazz Cafe
>Takeover w/ Khalil, Acyde, Kish, Magdi, Essie @ The Westbury
>7's Unda The Stairz vs Lost Radicals w/ special guest tba @ 3 Blind Mice

Sat 16th Oct
>Lyrical Alliance ft Talib Kweli @ The Roundhouse
>DJ Krush, Prefuse 73 & Nosaj Thing @ Koko
>Lonnie Liston Smith @ Ronnie Scotts
>Rap Music Fan Club w/ DJ Format (7"s from '84-'87 set), Chris Read, Nickname & Daily Diggers @ The C.A.M.P. 
>Nonsense w/ Illum Sphere & Jonny Dub @ Plastic People

Sun 17th Oct
>Eska & Tanya Auclair @ Poejazzi
>Seu Jorge & Almaz Live @ The Roundhouse

Tue 19th Oct
>Aloe Blacc & Stac @ Jazz Cafe

Thu 21st Oct
>En Vogue @ The 02
>Krystle Warren + Katell Keineg @ Rich Mix

Fri 22nd Oct
>Tricky @ Koko
>Trouble Vision 2nd Birthday w/ DJ Zinc, MJ Cole, Zed Bias, Scuba, Sbtrkt @ Corsica Studios
>Celebration of Life Concert w/ Aswad, Courtney Pine & Lifeforce Band @ Royal Festival Hall

Sat 23rd Oct
>Deviation 3rd Birthday Pt2: Theo Parrish, Kode9, Benji B, Alexander Nut, Nonsense, Moxie @ Cable
>Main Squeeze & Oxjam Brixton present Live at the Dogstar w/ DJ Vadim, The Illersapiens, King Tubby's Soundsystem, DJ Lok, Chris P Cuts, DJ Odin & more @ Dogstar

Tue 26th Oct
>Flying Lotus @ Koko
>Black Milk @ Jazz Cafe
>Cee-Lo @ Pascha (Sold Out)

Wed 27th Oct 
>Dollop: The Invisible, Walls, Untold, Falty DL, Work It @ Heaven


Mon 1st Nov
>Big Boi @ The Forum
>Youngblood Brassband @ The Scala

Tue 2nd Nov
>Mary J Blige @ The 02
>Wiley @ Koko

Wed 3rd Nov
>Sharon Jones & The Dap-kings @ The Roundhouse
> Deviation w/ Africa Hi-tech @ Gramaphone 

Thu 4th Nov
>Emanative Ensemble at Jazz Re:freshed @ Bar Mau Mau

Sat 6th Nov 
> Floating Points & Abdul Forsyth @ Plastic People

Sun 7th Nov
>Flava Of The Month Presents: Method Man, Redman, Mystro, DJ 279 @ The Forum
>Suite For Ma Dukes Exclusive Charity Screenings @ Westbourne Studios

Tue 9th Nov
>KRS One @ Jazz Cafe

Wed 10th Nov
>M.I.A. @ Brixton Academy

Thu 11th Nov
> YnR presents Verb T & Kashmere double album launch w/ Mr Thing, Ramson Badbones & more @ Jazz Cafe
> Plantain x The Hackney Empire x Secousse w/ Vamanos, A.J Holmes, Moroka, DJ Arnaud, Curtis Foss, & Fratts @ Favela Chic

Fri 12th Nov
>Hugh Masekela & The Mahotella Queens @ Royal Festival Hall
>Marshall Allen (of Sun Ra Arkestra) @ Cafe Oto
>Soul Rebels Brass Band @ Clore Ballroom, Southbank Centre
> Takeover w/ Wookie, DJ Kayper, Khalil,Keaton, The Last Skeptik @ The Westbury

Sat 13th Nov
>Herbie Hancock @ Royal Festival Hall
>Doctors Orders Presents Grooverider (hip hop/ soul set), Kidkanevil, Chris P Cuts @ Big Chill House
> Vinyl Exchange w/ Ty, Dolo, Evil Ed, DJ’s, Rarekind Records, Jon Phonics, Konny Kon, Cyrus Malachi, and Chima Anya @ The Silver Bullet, N4

Sun 14th Nov
>An Evening with Gil Scott Heron @ Brixton Academy
>The Cinematic Orchestra w/ Special Guests @ The Royal Albert Hall
>Public Enemy @ The Indigo2
>Gorillaz @ The 02
>Herbie Hancock @ Royal Festival Hall
> Ryan Leslie @ Fabric
>Terrence Blanchard Band & Robert Glasper Trio @ The Barbican
>Gretchen Parlato @ Ronnie Scotts
>Another Sunday Afternoon w/Gilles Peterson & Patrick Forge @ Dingwalls
>OneTaste Festival w/ Eska, MC Xander, Marques Toliver, Polarbear & more @ The Bedford

Tue 16th Nov
>Gorillaz @ The 02

Wed 17th Nov
>Jazzanova w/ Paul Randolph & guests @ The Scala
>Rick Ross @ Hammersmith Apollo

Thu 18th Nov
>Jamie Lidell @ Koko
>Soweto Kinch, The New Emancipation @ Queen Elizabeth Hall
> Phonica Presents: Maxmillion Dunbar & Ramp Recordings w/ Computer Jay, Shortstuff, Tom Kerridge & Throwing Snow @ East Village
>7s Under the Stairz w/ Special guests tba @ 3 Blind Mice

Fri 19th Nov
>On The Real: Suite For Ma Dukes Launch Party w/ Elzhi, Phat Kat, DJ Dez, Spin Doctor & more @ Plan B
> Fourtet w/ Caribou, James Holden, Nathan Fake @ The Coronet

Sat 20th Nov
>Matthew Herbert & The London Sinfonietta @ Royal Festival Hall
>Sonny Rollins (80th birthday) @ The Barbican
> Classic Material w/ Andy Smith, Chris Read, DJ Nickname, Danny Delta @ The C.A.M.P. 

Tue 23rd Nov
>Chilly Gonzales @ The Scala

Wed 24th Nov
>Doctors Orders Presents: Keith Murray w/ Yungun, Mr Thing & Skandal @ Plan B

Thu 25th Nov
>Jamie Woon @ XOYO

Fri 26th Nov
>Jónsi @ Hammersmith Apollo

Sat 27th Nov
>John Legend & The Roots Live @ Hammersmith Apollo
>Wildbirds & Peacedrums w/ the Roundhouse Experimental Choir @ The Union Chapel
>Wah Wah Live! w/ The Unabombers, Quantic (DJ Set), Florian Keller, The Hackney Colliery Band, Stac, + The Simonsound feat. Laura J Martin & Debbie Clare, The Hidden Orchestra, Wah Wah 45s DJs @ The Scala
> Eglo Records Takeover w/ Mizz Beats, Arp 101, Alexander Nut, Funkineven, Fatima, Tranqill & Renae @ The C.A.M.P.

Sun 28th Nov
>Femi Kuti & The Positive Force @ The Barbican

Mon 29th Nov
> Poejazzi w/ Ed Sheeran, Benin City, Raymond Antrobus, Louise Golbey, and Kaana Ellie and The Remedies, hosted by Inua Ellams @ Proud Camden


2nd Dec
Aesthetic Sounds Presents Glenn Lewis @ Vibe Bar

3rd & 4th Dec
Portico Quartet @ The ICA

5th Dec
Janelle Monae @ Shepherds Bush Empire

7th Dec
Dirty Projectors @ Koko

9th Dec
>Gonjasufi w/ full live Band @ Rhythm Factory

12th Dec 
Pete Rock & CL Smooth w/ Jehst & Sarah Love @ The Forum

13th Dec
>Andreya Triana with full live band @ The Tabernacle


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