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Karriem Riggins Interview for WhoSampled

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Blurb from WhoSampled: “For our latest interview, we’re very pleased to speak with Karriem Riggins, the Detroit born drummer and producer who, in addition to a raft of solo material, has collaborated with an absolute who’s who of talent in the worlds of Hip Hop, Jazz and Soul: J Dilla,[…]

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Camille Yarbrough Interview for WhoSampled

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Blurb from WhoSampled: “For the latest edition of the WhoSampled interview podcast we speak with Camille Yarbrough. Camille’s 1975 album The Iron Pot Cooker fused poetry, soulful vocals and jazz-fusion influenced instrumentation to deliver an engaging account of the black experience in 1970s America. The album forged Camille’s reputation as[…]

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Interview with The Last Poets for WhoSampled

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Blurb from WhoSampled: “After a brief hiatus, the WhoSampled interview podcast is back. For the latest edition, we’re very pleased to have spoken with Abiodun Oyewole and Umar Bin Hassan of the group The Last Poets, whose fusion of rhythmic poetry, jazz, funk, percussion and more broke new ground in[…]

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Interview for Okayplayer

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I was recently my honor to be interviewed for the cultural oracle that is OkayPlayer. Predictably a bit of work related stuff for starters, but also some chat about the recent Pugs Atomz album, historical stuff and some future bits and pieces. With thanks to Madeleine Byrne who conducted the[…]

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Soundsci Interviewed for WhoSampled

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I recently had the pleasure of chatting to my friends Ollie Teeba and Jonny Cuba from Soundsci about the release of their new album ‘My Boosey Weighs a Ton’ and their lives in music. Blurb from WhoSampled: “Ollie Teeba is one half of the production duo behind The Herbaliser, who[…]

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So Much Soul! on Soul Partizan Radio Show

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Check out the guest mix and interview with Soul Much Soul crew live from our club night at The Alibi in Dalston courtesy of ‘local hero’ Rodger Grant on the latest Soul Partizan radio show. Listen here or below: The Soul Partizan Radio Roadshow  first aired in 2013 on FRL ([…]

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Interview with Alphonse Mouzon for WhoSampled

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About a year ago I was lucky to interview legendary Jazz Fusion drummer Alphonse Mouzon  for WhoSampled. For one reason or another the interview didn’t get published at the time, but following news of Alphonse’s death over the Christmas period, I dug out the recording and edited it for publication.[…]

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Interview with Mark Rae for WhoSampled

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I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Mark Rae of Rae & Christian fame for WhoSampled in support of his new album and autobiographical book ‘Northern Sulphuric Soulboy’. Blurb from WhoSampled: “For the latest edition of our interview series, we speak with Mark Rae, one half of production duo Rae[…]

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