Tag Archives: Radiohead

Circle of Ancestors

  2016 is turning into an epic year for Shabaka Hutchings. Whether performing John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme with The Enlightenment Ensemble, producing cosmic-electro-jazz with The Comet is Coming, laying down electro-jazz-punk with Melt Yourself Down or exploring emancipatory spiritual jazz with the best South Africa’s young lions, The thirty-two-year-old saxophone and clarinet prodigy from [...]

We Are Coming For Your Precious Jazz

  Jazz traditions face a fresh onslaught as a generation reared on MF Doom, J Dilla, Radiohead, Joy Division, A Tribe Called Quest and the Wu-Tang Clan are taking to studios and stages to recreate jazz in their own image. From Chris Dave and the Drumhedz, who funked up the Moses Molelekwa stage at the Cape [...]

Shangaan Electro Gets Released on Jialong: We Chat to Label Boss Dan Snaith

First Honest Jons went crazy for Shangaan Electro and know it’s boutique dance label Jialong’s turn. The  label run by Dan Snaith, the mastermind behind last year’s fantastic Daphni record and the band Caribou, has cottoned on to the Shangaan Electro Styling’s of South Africa’s Richard Mthetwa AKA Nozinja. Jialong recently released two tracks Heke Heke and [...]