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Gearbox Records Jazz Kissaten // 08 Sep 2017

This time we listen to some extra special direct-to-disc recordings that we made earlier in the year, including the gorgeous sounds of a 1690’s Stradivarius violin worth many millions of pounds. Spinning vinyl, acetates and analogue master tapes, we play a mixture of Gearbox releases and original Blue Notes with a few particularly special wildcard records thrown in.

Duration: 01:00:12

Freshly Squeezed // 15 Sept 2017

This months radio show is a special listening to the sounds (and a little of the history) behind Burlesque. It features an eclectic selection of music chosen by stars including Dita Von Teese, Empress Stah, Bille Rae, Rodney & Alexandra and Missy Fatale with a theatrical nod to Film Noir, Bump & Grind, Dark Cabaret, Henry Mancini and The Tiger Lillies among many others.

Duration: 01:05:53

The Mystery Lesson // 05 Sep 2017

Jumpin’ Jehosephat! There’s a big, beauteous blast on The Mystery Lesson this month, playing brand new out-sounds from around the world, including: louche jazz from Brooklyn by Daniel Carter and friends; cosmic swirls from Norway buy Stein Urheim; a newly reissued blast of German mayhem circa 1973 by Rudiger Carl Inc; and a featured album of pointed intensity from Sheffield by Martin Archer and co.

Duration: 00:59:29

Freshly Squeezed // 17 Aug 2017

August’s FRESHLY SQUEEZED show is an extended DJ mix created on the fly by resident DJ and label-boss Nick Hollywood and features a continuous (wordless) mix of every track from the newly released Complete ‘Blue Cover’ album, in the correct order…. The series began in 2012 and has evolved over 5 years and 12 EP's into a highly respected platform to launch new signings and one-off singles by emerging and developing artists. Mixing Electro Swing and Blues, the Blue Cover release's have...

Duration: 01:12:30

The Mystery Lesson // 08 Aug 2017

It’s a vinyl special on the Mystery Lesson, playing a handful of new releases and a chunk of vital reissues, including: heavy electric-Miles vibes from London by Vibration Black Finger; newly unearthed 70s UK Big Band sweetness by Dave Gold; deep Franco-African trance ritual by Barney Wilen; plus essential archival cuts from cosmic avatars Alice Coltrane and Sun Ra.

Duration: 00:58:08

The Mystery Lesson // 04 Jul 2017

It’s all go on the Mystery Lesson, playing brand new and freshly reissued out-sounds from around the world, including: deep modal jazz from Chicago by Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society; scabrous sounds (mostly) from Manchester by Birchall/Cheetham/Webster/Willberg; an archival blast of Australian prog-fusion circa 1976 by Rob Thomsett; and a featured album of Euro-Improv by Han Bennink trio.

Duration: 01:00:32

Mr Bongo Record Club episode 27 with Pablo Valentino

We’re honoured to have one of France’s finest select records for us this month. Pablo Valentino runs the FACES and MCDE labels and founded ‘Children Of The Drum’ at the awesome Le Sucre club in Lyon. He’s also a DJ force to be reckoned with. Pablo assembled this mix for us on a mellow bank holiday Monday in Lyon – no preparation, just pulling records inspired by the mood. For more information on Pablo Valentino check out his FB page – Hosted by...

Duration: 02:07:37

The Mystery Lesson // 06 Jun 2017

Fill your boots at The Mystery lesson, playing brand new and reissued out-sounds from around the world, including: a fruity crawl from the North of England by Sunshine! Quartet; Serbo-Hungarian folk-jazz by Szilard Mezei; a featured album of heavy-weight US out-jazz by Trio 3; and archival UK avant-funk circa 1978 by Trevor Watts Amalgam.

Duration: 00:59:30

Freshly Squeezed // 02 Jun 2017

June’s Freshly Squeezed includes a hand-picked selection of new or very recent singles from Caravan Palace, Caro Emerald, Alice Francis, Odjbox and Parov Stelar. Plus world-exclusive up-coming releases from Grinny Grandad and PiSk on our own Freshly Squeezed label; a UK summer festival round-up and news of how to get an entirely free collaborative compilation from a variety of superb labels including Agogo, Jalapeno, Record Kicks and Lovemonk.

Duration: 00:55:28

Gearbox Records Jazz Kissaten // 01 Jun 2017

Spinning vinyl only this show is a mixture of Gearbox releases and original Blue Notes with a few particularly special wildcard records thrown in. This time we’re playing a special selection of previous Gearbox Records releases as well as some sneak previews of tracks that are to come out later this year on the Gearbox Label.

Duration: 00:59:59

Jazz Rooms Sunday Social // 23 May 2017

Russ Dewbury is back with Jazz Rooms Sunday Social! Including tunes from Allergies, Baloji, Mario Biondi, Quantic and Gregory Porter.

Duration: 01:17:04

Freshly Squeezed // 12 May 2017

Although host Nick Hollywood may not always know one month from the next (listen carefully at the beginning!) he does know his music… May’s show means business with kick ass new releases from Parov Stelar, Grinny Grandad (ft Kymberley Kennedy), BarBeat, Lola Blanc and Feel Good Productions, plus some Brighton Festival news and a vintage classic from Etta James...

Duration: 00:58:26

The Mystery Lesson // 02 May 2017

Noises both on and off, with the Mystery Lesson, playing brand new out-sounds from around the world, including: a spiky blast from Turkey by Konstrukt; free-jazz from Brooklyn by Life Station; free-flowing Scandinavian improvisation by SPUNK; and a featured album of intense piano trio manoeuvres from New York by Matthew Shipp trio.

Duration: 00:59:37

Mr Bongo Record Club // 28 Apr 2017

Features a special guest mix from the mysterious music mastermind Wyndham Earl. Earl is a producer, musician, DJ and obsessive record collector who feeds his terrible habit by dealing records; specialising in obscure Library, Funk, Psych and other 60's and 70's music. As a musician and producer he has played with a bands covering a wide spectrum of music from hip hop, funk and jazz to electronica, rock and folk. His past musical collaborations include Bonobo, Alice Russell, Rough Fields,...

Duration: 02:07:09

Freshly Squeezed // 12 April 2017

April’s episode of Freshly Squeezed takes a springtime sidetrack into the reggae and ska influenced sounds coming out of Island Records and Freshly Squeezed’s new Vintage Remix imprint ahead of their Love Supreme Festival stage later this summer… plus new electro swing and blues releases from Parov Stelar and Swingrowers, and a classic Grace Jones track from the Sly and Robbie produced Nightclubbing album.

Duration: 01:00:22

Gearbox Records Jazz Kissaten // 27 Mar 2017

Spinning vinyl only this show is a mixture of Gearbox releases and original Blue Notes with a few particularly special wildcard records thrown in. This time we’re playing a special selection of 7 inches.

Duration: 01:00:11

The Mystery Lesson // 04 Apr 2017

It’s all going to heaven in a handcart this month on The Mystery Lesson, playing brand new and reissued out-sounds from around the world, including; Portuguese action-jazz from Rodrigo Amado Motion Trio; meditations on America’s great spaces by Wadada Leo Smith; the sounds of noir London by Remote Viewers; boiling East Coast free-jazz circa 1978 by Peter Kuhn; and a featured album of Brazilian American improvisation by Ivo Perelman.

Duration: 00:59:19

Mr Bongo Record Club // 23 Mar 2017

For episode 25 we are joined by Anton Spice – editor-in-chief of The Vinyl Factory online magazine, occasional DJ and even more occasional radio host. This is a selection of a few favourites recorded on a slow, possibly rainy, Sunday afternoon. Hosted by Graham Luckhurst and Gareth Stephens.

Duration: 02:06:31

Mr Bongo Record Club episode 24 with DJ Ionik guest mix

This month we have a superb guest mix from a good friend of ours DJ Ionik, hailing from Turku in Finland. He's the man behind labels Kojak Giant Sound and Traveller Records – releasing disco edits, previously unreleased soul and unreleased house music from the 80’s and 90’s. He’s also a super DJ with an expansive knowledge of excellent music, so we are delighted to have him select for us this month. Hosted as always by Graham Luckhurst and Gareth Stephens.

Duration: 02:06:23

Freshly Squeezed // 10 Mar 2017

March’s Freshly Squeezed show celebrates the beginning of our second year in the monthly one-hour format with a look back at some of Nick Hollywood’s personal musical highs from the last 12 months. Plus new releases from Parov Stelar and the Swingrowers with a surprise vintage nugget from mid 70’s California...

Duration: 01:01:01

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