He cut his teeth producing Octavian’s early hits. Now he’s stepping out with a debut mixtape that touches on house, garage, soul – and the fine art of pugilism.
Rising producer J Rick released a mixtape ‘No Retreat, No Surrender ‘ – named in honour of his late uncle and legendary boxer Errol Christie’s signature mantra. Tracklist features ‘Want’, a collaboration with Octavian, mixed by Steve Dub.
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Posted on 10/09/2019
“The ultra-talented pianist is extremely flexible, capable of moving between different worlds, while still maintaining his devoted roots in jazz. It’s a record of enormous breadth, one that moves from post-bop to Solange via the Manchester rap scene, while still remaining resolutely a UK jazz artefact.” – CLASH.Posted on 06/09/2019
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‘Still’ is OUT NOW on all platforms: https://orcd.co/noahsleestillPosted on 23/08/2019
CRONICLE spent a day cruising down her favourite London streets with The 405 😍📸Pics shot on film by Nathan Barnes….
Posted on 21/08/2019
“Mix Engineer, Jake Gordon, has had a fantastic couple of years, and has established himself as the go-to for UK urban music. Not only was he nominated at 2018’s MPG awards for Breakthrough Engineer, he was the mixer for Mercury Award-nominated album, Common Sense, by J Hus, and Skepta’s Mercury Award-winning album, Konnichiwa. He’s also mixed records for Emeli Sande, Not3s, Lethal Bizzle, and Burna Boy, to name but a few. Although a drummer from a very early age, and attending a secondary school that had a very active music department, Gordon only started really getting into music in his mid-teens.”
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“Queen is inspired by the worst day of my life”, explains singer, Amanda Liedberg. “I realised I’d suffered enough, my eyes were dry and I was ready to walk away from a toxic relationship. With this song, I could let my frustration out – but also regain my power. It’s sort of a goodbye letter, with a twist.”
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Posted on 16/08/2019