Bringing you a vibrant and eclectic mix from Monday to Saturday from 9.30pm and Sunday from 4pm.
New for Every Sunday Eve after the Band – B-sides: JON5!, Alterior, Skint & a whole host of guest dj’s present classic and modern jazz, soul and symphonic music
Preview who’s playing and who’s just played on our soundcloud page.
Saturday 8th March
From the hipper corners of hepcat-heavy East London this lot bring Horn Electro, a deliciously danceable confection of brass and beats juiced up by Freddy ‘The Frogs’ Cruin and his dextrous laptoppery. Think electroswing fallen into dub step hands. Think … Continue reading
Monday 10th March
Monthly showcase of the best acts from the acoustic scene pulled together by the sparkling Miss Rosina Buck (who is one such herself). https://www.facebook.com/twelvemonthsofsummer https://www.facebook.com/RosieBmusiclover
Tuesday 11th March
The restless creativity of Jesse ‘Morningstar’ Vernon has brought many greatly magnificent joys to our local music scene and this open access orchestra and choir is yet another. Driven by the idea that ‘more is more’ the ever-expanding Fantasy Orchestra … Continue reading
Thursday 13th March
Thats ‘Bad’ as in ‘Baaaaaad’ and ‘Funk’ as in ‘What for you sitting down?’ And it’s ‘Good’ as in good – obviously. They’ve got the beats and the chops – you bring those dancing feet.
Friday 14th March
You’ll recognise the members of this 6-piece bunch from other fave outfits and you’ll love their choice of vintage ska and rocksteady numbers from the likes of Prince Buster, The Skatallites, Rolande Alphonso and others and all rendered with proper … Continue reading
Saturday 15th March
Taking proper Cuban dance music from the likes of Tito Puente and the Afro-Cuban All Stars as their inspiration, this eight-headed octomonster band mix covers and originals in a splendidly jazzy evocation of Havana nightlife at its most musical.
Sunday 16th March
This almost uncategorisable fusion of folk, soul, jazz, reggae and beatbox hip-hoppery should be filed under ‘fresh’, ‘catchy’ or just plain ‘groovy’. Sultry sax, gospel harmonies and full-speed lyrics are just some of the strands of their thoroughly Bristolian mash-up. … Continue reading
Monday 17th March
It’s Paddy time! And who better to jig it up than this duo version of the acoustic folk outfit that brings fresh style and energy to deeply rooted traditional Celtic music. Paul Bradley (voice/guitar) and Gina Griffin (voice/violin) combine their … Continue reading
Wednesday 19th March
Quite a package of fireworks this, as two politically acute songwriters (Luke and Jimmy) set out to peddle their newly released wares and prodigious hip-hoppish rhymesmith Ella Martini sneaks into the back of their bus, There’s a big risk her … Continue reading
Friday 21st March
This extraordinarily clever threesome somehow rustle up all the kinds of worldpop music that make for feelgood jollity to be the beguiling soundtrack for their elliptical lyrics. It’s a smooth thing – yet disconcertingly odd, which is as it should … Continue reading
Saturday 22nd March
Brooding Dutch rockers Birth of Joy come over somewhere between The Doors and PIL thanks to declamatory lyrics, upfront organ, clatter mouth drumming and brash riff-rockery. Hey – they’ve even rocked Eurosonic Noorderslag (and there’s not many Canteen visitors can … Continue reading
Sunday 23rd March
You’ll know this ridiculously good fiddler if you’ve ever seen Tantz, the Leeds-based Electro-Klezmer outfit who regularly pass through and blow us all away in the process. Turns out he’s got a Gypsy Jazz foursome and – guess what? They … Continue reading
Friday 28th March
Old-school synth merchant Danalogue meets drum machine devotee 10-David on an asteroid stuck in 1978 and set the controls for the heart of the sun. The future used to sound like this, apparently, but sometimes it still does. https://soundcloud.com/da10
Saturday 29th March
Jaz Delorean’s ramshackle crew might look well dodgy but the music they make is a reliably brilliant cavalcade of intricate story songs that switch from electroswing to Ennio Moricone via nuttiness and a Balkan backstreet bar. It’s great on record … Continue reading
Sunday 30th March
Though often seen down Medicine Creek and no stranger to Smerins Anti-Social Club, her solo performances reveal the real Nuala Honan, writer of fiercely fragile songs, player of deftly-wrought guitar and passionate singer of extraordinary charm and style. soundcloud.com/nualahonan Followed … Continue reading
Monday 31st March
An open jazz jam session for seasoned players to join the house trio and others in exploring classic jazz & latin tunes.