Slowtime ambient soul music from the DIY heart of Bristol, introducing Jabu’s new label; do you have peace?
Emerging from the scene revolving Young Echo, No Corner, and Blackest Ever Black (R.I.P.), Jabu trio of Amos Childs, Jasmine Butt and Alex Rendall meet their pals, Vessel, Sunun and Rakhi Singh to conjure an intimate, familial atmosphere and headspace that touches on Lolina-esque dub-bop and screwed soul, puckered with dead sweet vocals by Butt and Bristolian-Colombian singer Daniela Dyson.
A proper low key charmer, this one RIYL Laila Sakini, Teresa Winter, E B U.
Perko, Boofy, and Jennifer Walton reframe Clemency’s ‘References’ in driving garage techno and twisted acidic variations for Finn’s 2 B Real offshoot of Local Action
On the hot foot from zingers by Anz, Martyn Bootyspoon and Boo Tell, not to mention Finn’s 002 minter in recent times, 2 B Real keep it heads down and bubbling between the clipped deep steppers torque of Perko’s take on ’Testimony’, Boofy’s ruggedly tucked spin on ‘Biblical Names’, and the star of the show in Jennifer Walton’s surging and swingeing acid breakbeat rework of ‘Mimic Animals That Are Easy To Love’ on a Peder Mannerfelt-meets-DJ Plead type tip.