Gilles Peterson

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

EXCLUSIVE: Grupo Cometa “Jogada Senil”

By 27 May, 2014

“Jogada Senil” is the first track to be released by Grupo Cometa, the latest project from one of our favourite Brazilian musicians and producers, Kassin. In this latest project he has teamed up with regular collaborators Alberto Continentino... Read Article

Roberto Fonseca – YO

REVIEW Roberto Fonseca – YO

By 07 March, 2012

At times it feels as if Roberto Fonseca‘s reputation has more to do with his time supporting Buena Vista Social Club on tour, performing cameos on the various albums spawned from that project, or more recently, for appearing... Read Article