Firelight Trio plays European folk music that is evocative, imaginative, and endlessly thrilling. Firelight Trio is their debut album of driving fiddle, and stately nyckelharpa meet deep accordion grooves in a vivid embroidery of lively Swedish polskas and Scottish reels, lilting French waltzes, toe-tapping klezmer, and impressive original tunes. Firelight Trio brings musicians from Moishe’s Bagel, Gavin Marwick’s Journeyman, and Bellevue Rendezvous to create a mighty, exciting sound, wide-ranging and richly textured. Ruth Morris’ resonant nyckelharpa is matched by Marwick’s powerhouse fiddle, all backed up by Phil [...]
Abiola is a vocalist, actor, and dancer that is releasing her album called Abiola Time. The ten original compositions by Abiola blends many styles from around the world, from the spicy heat of Nigeria to jazz with a New York swagger to sexy R&B and London-style club bangers. Abiola Time is a treat that will delight your ears and inspire your heart.
“Kilofe” finds Abiola’s sweet vocals flowing over a world dance beat that was fleshed out with an intrepid young producer from Port Harcourt, Nigeria. The undeniable thrum of Johannesburg house pervades the song as Abiola layers delightful vocal harmonies, drawing you into the lyrics of nostalgia and [...]
Soul Revivers is a collaborative project from Nick Manasseh and David Hill. The is releasing their follow-up to their widely acclaimed debut album On The Grove with a dub version of the record: Grove Dub. The ambitious project brings together musicians from across the decades and features Jamaican legends playing alongside young musical talent from London. Grove Dub reworks eight of the original twelve tracks, seeking to highlight dub mixes. Nick then created a powerful soundscape by adding different elements to each track, all mixed live ‘on-the-board’ (on the mixing desk) by hand, old-school style. In his words, “Dub should represent a [...]
Ramiro Pinheiro is a guitarist and songwriter from Brazil with a subtle and creative style. Pinheiro used his ears at the beginning to learn how to play before attending the Conservatório Souza Lima in São Paulo. After graduation, he moved to Barcelona (Spain) and became an essential part of the local music scene, working with various jazz and Brazilian musicians. In 2021 Pinheiro released his debut recording as a leader called Sentido. He has performed in major venues and festivals in Spain and Europe, and have recorded, played and worked with musicians such as Horacio Fumero, Rafael Barata, Rita Payés, Pablo Selnik, Gabriel [...]