Squarepusher: “I need to perform my old material with a new twist… I don’t want to end up like Status Quo”
With just days before his show at London’s Roundhouse, fans will be pleased to know that Tom Jenkinson’s initial apprehension to perform some of his older material as part of his Ufabulum show has given way to a new all-encompassing attitude.
Smiling disco divas turn back – the dancefloors have had a melancholic makeover- but still upbeat enough to simultaneously dance and cry to. The arguable leader of the pack is James Blake, who burst (well, shuffled uncomfortably) onto the scene towards the latter end of last year, dropping bassy beats with some of the most [...]
UK MC Ghostpoet has picked up some nice notices for his impressive debut LP Peanut Butter Blues & Melancholy Jam, released in February on Giles Peterson’s Brownswood label. It’s a record full of understated electro beats marrying nicely with the MC’s low-key rapping, bearing the good influence of Roots Manuva and Tricky among others.
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