Fat-Suit – Atlas [Equinox]

You need only listen to a couple of tracks on Fat-Suit’s new album Atlas to realise you are listening to some of the most innovative jazz being made in Scotland today. Obviously you’ve got to be careful using “innovative” and “jazz” in the same sentence, their being practically synonymous, but you know what I mean.Continue reading “Fat-Suit – Atlas [Equinox]”

Fat-Suit at Stereo, 17/2/15

Despite brewing a bitch of a cold I struggle manfully into the cosy confines of Stereo to join in the launch of jazz ensemble Fat-Suit‘s new album Jugaad (confusingly actually put out two months ago), and a fine event it is. A mixture older, trad-looking folk and the venue’s typical young hipsters get confronted withContinue reading “Fat-Suit at Stereo, 17/2/15”

Album of 2014

17 Andrew Pearson & Lovers Turn To Monsters – Everything We Miss [Common] A combination of two endearing singer-songwriters, brought together under the umbrella of Common Records in the dismal Glaswegian rain, resulting in an equally endearing collection of tracks. Taking a song each throughout the track listing, the single ‘Juan Antonio’ is a standoutContinue reading “Album of 2014”

Fat-Suit – Jugaad [Equinox]

Thanks to the internet, being a young and jazzy experimental band is currently more prosperous than it ever has been. BadBadNotGood are three albums into blazing a critically acclaimed hip-hop trail out of Toronto, Manchester’s Gogo Penguin made it onto the Mercury Prize shortlist earlier this year, and of course Snarky Puppy and their almostContinue reading “Fat-Suit – Jugaad [Equinox]”