Author Archive

Monday 13 November, 2023

Stamped from the Beginning : Moving the race conversation forward.

‘Stamped from the beginning’, based on the ideas in Dr Ibram X Kendi’s book is an everyone must see documentary, with interviews and narrative given by historians and academics.  Largely about the root of the racism idea, execution and where we are in America, but all over the world.  How tanned to dark skin was […]

Friday 16 June, 2023

Grace Jones :: The Artists Icon

‘I’m a born-alone, die-alone, sing-alone kind of girl.’ – Grace Jones The first opportunity to see Grace Jones came at Lovebox in 2013, seeing little of the opening song and leaving because it was Fathers day, there was a dinner to attend. It must have been the right decision because years later here arrives a […]

Monday 13 February, 2023

De La Soul – doing things differently

On February 12th, a representative of De La Soul confirmed the death of founding member, David Jolicoeur aka Trugoy the Dove. Today we reflect on the importance and innovation by this group in the history of POPular music and Hip Hop. In 1989 De La Soul produced by Prince Paul released their debut album ‘3 […]

Thursday 09 February, 2023

9 Questions to A.I about the future of Musicians in the Music Industry

“When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hang-ups.” — John Coltrane (1926–1967) Humans have consciousness, art is from that space. It matters little what an AI system tells you about what position they see musicians occupying in the […]

Friday 30 December, 2022

Pelé : A creative magician on and off the pitch

The level of creativity Pelé created on the football field was magnificent, but not limited to his footballing profession. He knew his purpose though was never limited by it.”I was born to play football, just like Beethoven was born to write music and Michelangelo was born to paint.” Pelé was not his birth name, but […]

Tuesday 23 August, 2022

Incoming Notting Hill Carnival 2022

The UK has the best Festivals in the world. We like music and a good knees up. Notting Hill Carnival is the most popular and best event in the UK, possibly the world for so many reasons. We are still second to Rio De Janeiro in the volume of punters when it comes to the street […]

Tuesday 08 March, 2022

Green Planet AR Experience

The sense of discovery, adventure and learning demonstration is the big takeaway from the Green Planet AR experience. Merging creative disciplines and fields for a better immersive experience. The narration given by the iconic voice of Sir David Attenborough serves to be the encyclopedic voice of knowledge to the experience, there is little need in […]

Wednesday 02 February, 2022

Fabio, Grooverider and The Outlook Orchestra

After over 20 + years attending concerts at the Royal Festival Hall, there has never been anything like this experience. The merging of the history of Drum and Bass into an orchestral concert space, with the addition of the Outlook Orchestra is a stroke of genius and ‘audience today’ programming. Picture a festival and club […]