Another cracker to look forward to in April when one man electro-psych machine brings his TVAM project to York for the first time after the release of debut album Psychic Data. ‘Hazy psychodramatic atmosphere that brings to mind proto-electro punks Suicide, the swaying noise of MBV, and the brooding nostalgia of Boards Of Canada. Quite simply this is a superb debut album’
Piccadilly Records (#5 Album Of The Year)
NYBB pack a powerful punch of relentless drums, rumbling tuba and wailing horns… nothing kicks a party into gear like the sound of a smokin’ New Orleans Mardi Gras Jazz Band
2017 was a terrific year for the red-hot Uxbridge based Bloxx – who arrived ferociously at the tail-end of the summer, with boundless energy and a fresh new charge of grunge-pop that the world was very ready for.
Started as the so called “Krautrock Guerrilla” in 2012, six years later the Berlin combo Camera are releasing their fourth full-length album. Customarily associated with the likes of NEU! and La Düsseldorf it is time to allow Camera to break free of the krautrock tradition and accept that they are very much doing their own thing now. Motto: “It’s not repetition, it’s discipline”
Leftfield have a seminal place in Dance Music history, and we are delighted to be graced by a rare DJ set from Neil Barnes, weaving through house and techno. This is not one to miss.
The Midnight Hour is a collaborative project between two titans of US hip hop, Ali Shaheed Muhammad (A Tribe Called Quest) & producer Adrian Younge: fusing orchestral jazz, soul, R&B and blues, harkening back to the bygone era of the Harlem renaissance, whilst exploring the roots of hip hop.
Tenderlonious led jazz quartet Ruby Rushton and their 22a imprint have been at the forefront of the UK jazz scene since the release of their debut album ‘Two For Joy’ back in 2015. They followed that up in in 2017, with two albums — ‘Trudi’s Songbook: Volume One’ & ‘Trudi’s Songbook: Volume Two.’ Both albums were met with mass acclaim receiving award nominations and regular airtime from Gilles Peterson, Jazz FM, BBC Radio 6 and many more.
Ouroboros and Jazz in York present The Nordanians: An incredibly talented Dutch trio fusing Indo-Jazz with funk and more.
We’re delighted to be hosting another performance poetry evening curated by York based promoters Say Owt. Jess Green is the 2018 BBC Slam Champion and her poem, Dear Mr Gove, has clocked up over 330,000 views.
Honeyblood’s third album sees Stina Tweeddale finding her most ambitious form and steely focus yet. Three albums in she has stepped forward to finally claim the mantle of the project she birthed seven years ago as a her sole vision. Stina takes the reigns in collaboration with super-producer John Congleton (Angel Olsen, St Vincent) for the most definitive Honeyblood LP to date.