Winston McAnuff & Fixi: A New Day

Winston McAnuff & Fixi - A New Day (2013/2014)

Since 2006, veteran Jamaican singer songwriter Winston McAnuff (b. 1957) and French musician and producer François-Xavier Bossard (aka Fixi) have established a rare yet splendid musical partnership which sees the duo fuse roots reggae music with … [Read more]

Markéta Irglová: Muna

Markéta Irglová: Muna (2014)

At the young age of 26, Czech-born singer songwriter Markéta Irglová’s artistic achievement to date is truly remarkable. Between acting in and co-writing the score for the superb 2007 indie surprise hit Once and its subsequent stage adaptation, … [Read more]

Bruno Bavota: The Secret of the Sea

Bruno Bavota - The Secret of the Sea (2014)

Italian modern classical composer Bruno Bavota (b. 1984) is a "late bloomer" when it comes to music.  “The attraction to music came “only” at the age of twenty” says the Neapolitan musician. Learning to play the guitar first, Bavota then switched to … [Read more]

GoGo Penguin: v2.0

GoGo Penguin - v2.0 (2014)

GoGo Penguin is a young Manchester-based jazz trio comprised of Chris Illingworth (piano), Nick Blacka (bass) and Rob Turner (drums). Released on 17th February 2014 last on Gondwana Records, v2.0 is the band’s second album which, like a software … [Read more]

Mica Levi: Under the Skin

Under the skin OST (2013)

A solitary female alien (Scarlett Johansson) drives around suburban Glasgow and the Scottish Highlands, befriends isolated men, lures them into her white van and brings them to derelict houses where they disappear.  A mysterious biker follows her … [Read more]

Oskar Schuster: Sneeuwland

Oskar Schuster- Sneeuwland (2014)

Acknowledging the distinct influence of Yann Tiersen, but also drawing inspiration from classical, pop and electronic music (Frédéric Chopin, Robert Schumann, The Beatles, Beirut, Sigur Rós or Aphex Twin), Oskar Schuster is a German pianist and … [Read more]