Back at it!
We paired up with Metropolis Studios to host a special gig for June. Showcasing and recording Louis VI's firebrand UK hip-hop/jazz fusion elevated to dizzy new heights on his 'Sugar Like Salt' EP – check out 'Floating' here on Clash featuring our boy Jelani Blackman, alongside British jazz collective Emanative releasing their new album 'Earth'.
A project that hinges on the imagination of drummer/producer Nick Woodmansey, a key figure in the more adventurous end of the UK jazz spectrum. Working in a spiritual sphere, Emanative have grown to become a vast collective, particularly in the period following 2015's outrageously creative full length 'The Light Years Of The Darkness'.
New album 'Earth' continues this path, featuring contributions from the likes of Sarathy Korwar, Nat Birchall, Idris Ackamoor of US spiritual jazz legends The Pyramids, and afrobeat legend Dele Sosimi.. Listen to the full record here.
Austrian microphone manufacturer LEWITT supply high-quality recording and performance microphones for the Clash Live @ Metropolis series. All tracks recorded at the shows utilise LEWITT equipment which are in turn mixed by Metropolis Studios for everybodies listening pleasure. Also shout out the good folks at Turbosound, Midas Consoles, LabGruppen and all the Metropolis Studios crew who put heart and soul into hosting the best monthly recorded live session in town!
It truly was an incredible night – here are some behind the scenes snaps…
Photography: Tom Rowland
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