Monthly Archives: April 2012

I’ve been a fan of TEED for two or three years now, playing his music at various Trouble nights.  But, having latterly heard that the solo artist behind it (the magnificently christened Orlando Higginbottom) hails from the same part of … Continue reading

Footwork, proper noun, aka [Chicago] Juke (see also [Detroit] Jit, Shangaan electro) So-called because of the associated dance crazes – essentially a contemporary form of break dance; wildly uptempo (140 – 170 BPM), characterised by syncopated beats laced with manically looped, pitched up … Continue reading

I first came into contact with Kiwi legends The Black Seeds in 2007, when they approached Trouble (the club-night-come-promotional-organisation I started with fellow DJ Erik d’Viking in 2002) about us providing DJ support for them at a trio of shows they were … Continue reading

The original Heavy Weather was recorded one late-night session at Leo’s old Belle Villa studio in Hackney, early 2011, taking inspiration from the likes of Weather Report‘s River People and The Doors‘ Roadhouse Blues, plus a little bit of Basic Channel and Lee … Continue reading