After touring as a session drummer around the world, Sara and her best mate Kirsty have spent the past year secretly recording and playing secret shows. Amongst those secret shows include the legendary London biker haunt Ace Cafe where the gnarly bikers loved them.
The Echo Nest is the only company with a database of 30 million songs in the world and “almost 1.5 million artists, with detailed information on each down to the pitch of every note in a guitar solo” and that is the answer.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Bastard Jazz Recordings is proud to present a love-sick release from Vancouver / Montreal duo Potatohead People (also known as producers Nick Wisdom & AstroLogical). "Back To My Sh*t" is a lovelorn tale of breakup and redemption featuring the rhymes of Detroit's Frank Nitt (Frank'n'Dank, J Dilla) with very catchy yet deep synth-heavy production from the Potatohead People. Stream it via this link.
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Yesterday, when asked to participate in "Black History Month" as a company, I was divided. Knowing that I did not want to spew gray-haired importance or perpetuate an idea that I do not completely understand, I grew hesitant. Unsure of where the idea of having a "Black History Month" came from or why it should be celebrated in February is beyond the knowledge of most. However, taking the opportunity to share the importance of people that we believe in is important. This morning, we wrote a list of deserving individuals.
Astonished at the valor 15-year-old and what she means to the country that I live in, I stared at her for a long time when I listened to her story. Claudette Colvin was the first — yes, the first person to resist bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama — and somehow, the world knows nothing or very little about her.