2007 what's goin on!Published on Lunedì, 01 Gennaio 2007
Lots of things are happening at Record Kicks! This is the time & place to reveal what's going on... We're very proud to announce that 2 new bands joined Record Kicks: UNITY & Baby Charles. From Birmingham, UNITY is a new broken soul project led by the production duo Mike Adlington (Adders) and Chris Mapp from Sugar Beats, a cult band in British nu jazz scene with celebrity fans such as Norman Jay and Gilles Peterson. UNITY debut EP "Escape" is scheduled for next 26 March and it features the sensational Lizzy Parks (Nostalgia 77 / Tru Thoughts / Ninja Tune..) on vocals and Leo Altarelli (Sugar Beats). Also on the EP 3 remixes by DIESLER (Tru Thoughts), AIFF (Unique Rec / Social Beats) and NOSTALGIA 77 (Tru Thoughts).
BABY CHARLES, from Brighton, are deep funk / soul next big thing. With aficionados such Andy Smith, Keb Darge and Jazzman Gerald, they've just been invited to the Radio2 Maida Vale studios to record a six-track live in session for the Mark Lamarr show. On next September Record Kicks will release their new single "Back 'o' my hand". The track will be available on Record Kicks 45 collection together with a remix by Acid Jazz Record little genius SMOOVE. Debut album will be available in October.
A brand new volume in the Let's BOOGALOO series come out the 10 April. The new let's BOOGALOO vol.4 is compiled by worldwide famous dj ANDY SMITH (Portishead/The Document) Expect from ANDY a deep funk, northern soul, latin boogaloo floorfiller selection that will blow your mind away. The compilation will be presented at Cargo, London on the next 2nd of March. Alongside ANDY SMITH at the desk, Baby Charles will perform live... don't loose this opportunity to see them live they're DYNAMITE!
2007 will see the light of a rmx album by outstanding NEW MASTERSOUNDS with remixes from deep funk & nu jazz scene gotha, just to name a few Kenny Dope, Smoove, Ju Ju Orchestra, Nostalgia 77, Lanu / Bamboos, Diesler, Lack Of Afro .... The release is scheduled for November 2007.
On February the 19th, the first release of new Record Kicks 12" collection come out. We present Freestyle Records' new kid on the block, Lack of Afro (aka Adam Gibbons) with 2 previously unreleased heavy floorshaking tracks. On the A side, a deep funk rmx of Georgio's Brother by New Matersounds genius EDDIE ROBERTS. On the B side, a brand new groovy dancefloor jazz rework of "Wait a Minute" LOA's sold out debut single that turned heads around the globe with a wide array of DJs charting it as well as picking up plays on BBC Radio 1.
For iPod victims, Record Kicks digital only releases are still going on. After Milano Nu Jazz we released the debut EP by Vertical Groove, Piergiorgio Capozza's (Fez / Move&Groove) titled Mystere Profond. On the EP a groovy bossa as well rework by renewed Belgian dj & remixer BUSCEMI. You'll not find Mystere Profond EP in Record Shops but on iTunes only ... to listen click here.
.... stay tuned!