The Premises Studios: Europe’s first solar-powered professional recording studio

The Premises recording studios are well-known for being a popular haunt for musicians, but there’s something more unique about the east London space itself – it’s also applauded as Europe’s first solar-powered professional recording studio. The Hackney-based complex of recording studios includes Recording Studio A, built using a high level of recycled materials. All equipment, including air conditioning, operates on low energy supplies. The studio comes with its … Continue reading The Premises Studios: Europe’s first solar-powered professional recording studio

Deaf Rave and The Midi Music Company celebrate Make Music Day with free event at Fabric

Celebrations on the longest day of the year, otherwise known as the Summer Solstice, kick off with a day of free music events. Make Music Day is an annual worldwide celebration with free music events taking place in venues and public spaces  – from shops to libraries, bandstands to town squares and train stations. Around 120 countries are taking part in this year’s event. Among the events … Continue reading Deaf Rave and The Midi Music Company celebrate Make Music Day with free event at Fabric

How São Paulo Became One Of The Most Important Cities In Drum & Bass — Bandcamp Daily

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/v=2/track=2475962517/album=3592669384/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/tracklist=false/artwork=small/ Three key figures—XRS, DJ Patife, and DJ Marky—helped establish the dance scene in Brazil. via How São Paulo Became One Of The Most Important Cities In Drum & Bass — Bandcamp Daily Continue reading How São Paulo Became One Of The Most Important Cities In Drum & Bass — Bandcamp Daily

We Out Here: A LDN Story documenting the musical journey of like-minded souls

London has always been a hotbed of creativity and has spearheaded musical movements that captures the essence and diversity of its musical inhabitants and the city itself. We Out Here: A LDN Story is a a short documentary that documents the city’s “jazz” scene, being championed by young musicians including Moses Boyd, Ezra Collective, Nubya Garcia, Theon Cross, Maisha and Shabaka Hutchings, among others. The film … Continue reading We Out Here: A LDN Story documenting the musical journey of like-minded souls

Nickodemus on His Love Affair with New York City — Bandcamp Daily

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/v=2/track=3701121304/album=493310449/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/tracklist=false/artwork=small/ His fifth album pays homage to the diversity of sounds and styles heard on his city’s dancefloors. via Nickodemus on His Love Affair with New York City — Bandcamp Daily Continue reading Nickodemus on His Love Affair with New York City — Bandcamp Daily

Kamaal Williams on Life After “Black Focus” and How He Defies the Jazz Fusion Label — Bandcamp Daily

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/v=2/track=1644518701/album=3515419127/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/tracklist=false/artwork=small/ His music isn’t EDM, either—or dance music, club music, hip-hop, or even funk. via Kamaal Williams on Life After “Black Focus” and How He Defies the Jazz Fusion Label — Bandcamp Daily Continue reading Kamaal Williams on Life After “Black Focus” and How He Defies the Jazz Fusion Label — Bandcamp Daily

Introducing…Native artist Maxida Märak on Sweden and creating “Sami dancefloor”

Hip hop artist and activist, Maxida Märak, fuses musical and cultural elements from her indigenous Swedish heritage into urban anthems. Hard rap and heavy electronic beats mix with ‘jojk’, the traditional Sami way of singing, to create what Maxida Märak describes as “Sami dancefloor”. Maxida Märak grew up and lives in Jokkmokk, Sweden, in an extended family of reindeer herders, but also spends a lot of time … Continue reading Introducing…Native artist Maxida Märak on Sweden and creating “Sami dancefloor”