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The soundtrack to Brazil with Michael Palin on BBC1

Nov 08, 2012

We've been watching and enjoying Michael Palin's travels around Brazil over the last three weeks.  The program gives a great introduction to the culture and flavours of the country, albeit slightly touristy in places. The soundtrack to the show contains many classic Brazilian records, mostly from the 60's and 70's 'golden era' period including Trio Mocoto, Cesar Mariano and Clube...

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Terry Callier memorial concert in London, 28th November

Nov 05, 2012

Wednesday 28th November at Islington Assembly Hall, London A special event to celebrate the life and work of Terry Callier Terry's band will be performing selections from his musical output with special guest vocalists including Beth Orton.  Confirmed DJ's so far include Marc Mac (4Hero), Dr. Bob Jones, Russ Dewbury and Chris Bangs, with more to follow. This concert is being...

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Day Of The Dead Festival, London

Oct 30, 2012

Wahaca is bringing Mexico’s vibrant Day of the Dead celebrations to London, for a four-day festival of music, food, art and film hosted at The Old Vic Tunnels, staring tomorrow and running until Saturday. Performing each night, on the first leg of their European tour will be Rodrigo y Gabriela The tunnels will be transformed, with Wahaca’s very own temporary...

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Terry Callier passes away

Oct 29, 2012

It was with extreme sadness this weekend that we learnt of the passing of the great Terry Callier, on Saturday 27th October in hospital with his family in Chicago, USA, at the age of 67. We had the pleasure of working with him on six albums over the course of eight years from 2001 to 2009.  His live performances will...

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MP3 downloads with vinyl purchases

Oct 24, 2012

Admittedly, yes we have been slow on this, but we have resolved the issue and all future vinyl releases will include a 320k MP3 download code card. In the mean time, if you purchase anything from us on vinyl we will happily supply you with the MP3 files, just drop an email back to us when you receive order confirmation....

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Incredible Bongo Man: King Errisson

Oct 22, 2012

Kind Errisson was the man behing THOSE Bongo's on Incredible Bongo Band's 'Apache', as well as many other rhythms including Marvin Gaye's 'Whats Going On". LargeUp.com published a great article on him last week to tie in with the premier of the Sample This movie (the story of the 'Apache' and the Incredible Bongo Band.

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'Sample This' - the making of Incredible Bongo Band's 'Apache'

Oct 15, 2012

Sample This is a forthcoming documentary about The Incredible Bongo Band – the mysterious creation of MGM Records Michael Viner renowned for its recording of one of hip-hop’s sonic cornerstones, “Apache.” Directed by Dan Forrer, the film digs deep into the history of Viner – who was not only an aide to Robert Kennedy in the ’60s, but the A&R...

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Mr Thing - Nerd Is Bond Mixtape

Oct 12, 2012

Mr Thing is and always has been one of our favourite DJ's.  He also has a ridiculous knowledge of music and is super nice man to boot.  So his new mixtape for Doctors Orders was a welcome find! A few words from Mr Thing himself... " This is the latest in my series of "Nerd" mixes, in the tradition of Kon...

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