Sunda Arc are brothers Nick Smart and Jordan Smart, best known as two-thirds of jazz-influenced minimalists Mammal Hands. Sunda Arc channels Nick and Jordan’s love of electronic and dance music, without losing any of their deep musicality.
Rebecca Vasmant’s eight-piece Ensemble formed following the sell-out album With Love, From Glasgow, comprising of world-class Scottish musicians. Through the ethereal, floating textures, the music tells a love story to Scotland, and the wonderful talents happening in the beautiful country.
March 2024 sees the release of Sam Lee’s fourth studio album, ‘Songdreaming’, the follow up to 2020’s ‘Old Wow’, an album variously described as ‘A dazzling fusion of nature and song’ (The Observer) and a ‘sublime album that demands to be heard in the 21st century’ (The Daily Telegraph) amidst a host of critical acclaim.
Over the span of her career, Jolie Holland has knotted together a century of American song – jazz, blues, soul, rock and roll – into some stew that is impossible to categorise with any conventional critical terminology. This is her burden and her gift, to know all of these American songs of the last ten decades in her head and her heart, and to have to wrestle with their legacy.
The founding member of legendary left-field rap act Antipop Consortium Beans has performed on the same stage as acts as diverse as Radiohead, Public Enemy, The Rapture, Missy Elliott, Tortoise
Lonnie Holley’s art and music, born out of struggle, hardship (but perhaps more importantly), out of furious curiosity and biological necessity, has manifested itself in drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, performance, music and filmmaking.
LA-based, by way of Florida rapper YUNGMORPHEUS announces his forthcoming new solo album. Picking up right where he left off with his prolific run of projects in 2022, his new album From Whence It Came was released April 28 via Lex Records.
Constant Follower is the band formed around songwriter Stephen McAll. His debut album for legendary New York indie label Shimmy Disc was nominated for the 2022 Scottish Album of the Year Award (SAY) and found its way onto the top of multiple ‘Best Albums of 2021’ lists, leading to a string of notable performances including
In 2021 Holy Other returned with Lieve, his first new work to be released in nine years, and the start of a new chapter. Emerging from an extended stay at Bidston Observatory on the Wirral, Lieve was recorded throughout 2020 in the North West of England. Using the acoustics of the observatory — the cavernous
Burd Ellen is a project featuring Debbie Armour (Alasdair Roberts, Green Ribbons) and Gayle Brogan (Pefkin, Electroscope). The group uses traditional song to explore and evoke dark landscapes and deep stories. Innovative instrumentation, drone and sound-wash support detailed vocal work to create a unique sonic atmosphere. They are twice featured in The Guardian’s Folk Albums
R.A.P. Ferreira fka milo aka scallops hotel is an MC, producer and theorist working in the Black arts tradition commonly categorised as rap. Having founded the label ruby yacht in 2015 and since releasing all of his music through this channel, Ferreira has earned a sizable following within independent hip hop by rigorous, constant touring and an elevated, explorational style of performance. He is known for an uncompromised, utopic flow that speaks directly to the root of the listener.