Alexander De Lacey

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REVIEW Mala – Mirrors

By 24 June, 2016

Mala‘s latest sonic venture is an accomplished outing that delicately incorporates the sounds of traditional Peruvian music within his trademark low-end framework. It’s been nearly ten years since I first heard DMZ’s “Haunted” over a shabby internet radio... Read Article

REVIEW Azymuth – Outubro

By 17 June, 2016

The release of Outubro back in 1980 signified the beginning of a highly productive period for jazz-funk trio Azymuth on the illustrious New York label Milestone Records. Swiftly following on from Light As A Feather, it features seven well-conceived original works in... Read Article

REVIEW Havana Club Rumba Sessions: La Clave

By 28 January, 2016

Nearly thirty years have passed since Gilles Peterson curated his first Sunday afternoon session at the legendary Dingwalls club in North London. From these modest beginnings, he has now become one of the premier tastemakers in UK dance culture;... Read Article

MIXTAPE de Lacey’s Andean Beat Mixtape

By 14 August, 2015

Mixtape covering the expansive style of music inspired by the mysticism and majesty of the Andes. Sprawling textures, and rich down-tempo beats pervade for this half-hour exploration. Labels such as Argentina’s ZZK, Sello Regional, and new effort Frente... Read Article

REVIEW Daymé Arocena – Nueva Era

By 09 June, 2015

The diminutive frame of Cuban songstress Daymé Arocena cut a rather unassuming figure in the grimy environs of the Bedroom Bar in Shoreditch, London last autumn. Straddled by concert goers – crammed into the upstairs space to catch... Read Article

REVIEW Azymuth – Azimuth (Reissue)

By 25 February, 2015

Azymuth’s music has been part of my life for many years, but until recently I had been unforgivably unaware of it. My first experience of this incredible Brazilian jazz-funk trio was a remix of “Morning” by Stones Throw label... Read Article

MIXTAPE de Lacey’s Chilean House Mix

By 21 October, 2014

de Lacey has so far brought you digital cumbia and São Paulo hip-hop. For his latest he has ventured into the world of Chilean house. Here’s de Lacey to introduce the mix: Chile isn’t the first country to... Read Article