Monthly Archives: October 2014

Poejazzi Live Session – Machines – On This Spot

705690_382878518469211_1950582727_o Dark, romantic, and eerie futuristic R&B with a complex, layered attention to detail and an airy but strong vocal style via Machines. Machines are a South London five piece outfit that has been featured on NX Records (a collaboration between Matthew Herbert’s label Accidental Records and Goldsmiths College) well received annual Crossing Lines compilation of ...

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New Addition to Our November 11 Lineup – Equals

rsz_promo= Here at Poejazzi we’re constantly thinking of how to make our final show at the Royal Albert Hall the greatest send off since the bit at the end of ET when he went home with his buddies in their big bright massive space ship. As well as snagging Orange Prize shortlisted author Leone Ross, Poetry ...

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Poejazzi Live Session – Will Adlard – Somehow

Screen_Shot_2014-10-27_at_13.46.34 Will Adlard‘s song Somehow is one of the most emotionally provocative tracks we have heard in a long, long while.  Dark and romantic, Somehow sees Will combining blues and folk music to it’s most forgone conclusion: in perfect tandem with each other, never competing or overshadowing the other. Somehow sounds so good you wonder if ...

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Happy 2nd Year Anniversary Poejazzi.com

Untitled_Artwork copy We have achieved quite a bit in two years of running poejazzi.com, gaining countless contributions from guest bloggers such as emerging star Eliza Shadad, Ninja Tunes signee and the nations’ best kept secret Jono McCleery and poetry legend Mista Gee. We have gifted you interviews with innovators like poet/visual artist Kojey Radical, In The Woods ...

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New Music – This Week in New Music

Shanaz-Dorsett-Four-Walls-A-Garden Warsnare ft Shanaz – Weeds Listen here Turn this one up real loud. Shanaz elevates this skank worthy electro track lyrically and vocally into an intense lament: “there’s always somebody to miss and I miss you” Whilst the instrumental in itself has immediate impact, Warsnare and Shanaz prove themselves to be equals on this track, ...

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EVENT – SONS OF KEMET – 29th OCT XOYO

rsz_mc_sok_56 “I strongly urge you to go and see this band live” Giles Peterson. With a recommendation like that, it’ll be silly not to at least pay attention. If you haven’t already heard of Sons of Kemet… seriously, what? Possibly one of, if not THE most exciting Jazz band from the UK, their debut album ‘Burn’ ...

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Poejazzi Presents – The Comet Is Coming, Equals, Leone Ross, Anthony Anaxagorou, Karim Kamar – Live At Surya

rsz_the-comet-is-coming (1) We’re pleased to share with ya’ll a snippet of the shenanigans from our live show last May (feels so long ago) Long story short, if you were not there, you missed out, big time. The Comet Is Coming were a revelation; that weighty mix between eclectic, layered jazz and full-on, in-your-face funk punk rock was ...

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Video of the Week – Flying Lotus – Never Catch Me

flying-lotus-youre-dead-beat-à-lair Dir. Hiro Murai gives two dead children an afterlife as beautiful as most people could hope for in Never Catch Me. Never Catch Me features Kendrick Lamar and is taken from the new album You’re Dead! a less than 40 minute journey on dying and what comes after. Ellison will kick off a 24-hour live ...

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Poetry – Yomi ‘GREEDS’ – An Open Letter To Patience Jonathan

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Poejazzi Presents: The Comet is Coming Plus Support – 11 November- Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall

rsz_the-comet-is-coming If you were at our last show in May, you’ll know how raucous and just brilliant The Comet Is Coming are. Fronted by MOBO-winning saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings (who, in a weird turn of events, performed at Poejazzi’s debut show) and featuring a mesh of punk, jazz and funk that should be terrible but oh-my-god how amazing ...

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