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Matthew Halsall (Gondwana Records)

01/08/2018

Matthew Halsall is one of the UK's leading figures in jazz. As a composer, producer, trumpeter, DJ and founder of Gondwana Records, Matthew has become a cultural catalyst for modern music, combining his love of spiritual jazz, deep electronica and crafted songwriting across a series of albums.

His Spiritland monthly residency continues where he'll be exploring his musical world in breadth and depth.

Spiritland Legends: P-Funk – Hosted by earthboundboy

02/08/2018

Make my funk a P-Funk! The next instalment of Spiritland Legends celebrates the life and work of George Clinton and all who have sailed with him upon the good ship P-FUNK. The night is hosted by avid collector and funkaholic earthboundboy. Get up on the downstroke from 20:00 - 1.00.

Kyri

03/08/2018

R2 Records label head honcho and master selector of twenty-five years' experience Kyri is one of our favourite DJs and we're thrilled that he's back to deliver another of his trademark Friday night Spiritland selections.

If anything like last time, Kyri's Spiritland set will draw on a wide spectrum of soulful boogie, house influences, disco, jazz and funk.

Nik Weston

04/08/2018

Mukatsuku Records is the UK's premier reissue label bringing long lost vinyl gems back into circulation, and Nik Weston is the man that makes it all happen.

We're delighted that he once again brings his record box of worldwide jazz, funk and soul wonders for this Saturday night session.

Matthieu Beck

05/08/2018

Radio DJ, in-demand producer and selector of exquisite taste Matthieu returns to Spiritland for this all-points-covered Sunday sundowner session, held between 17:00 - 22:00.

Anne Frankenstein

06/08/2018

Anne is one of our favourite DJs, so who better to start our week of music here. A full-time DJ, her strictly-vinyl sets typically feature deep selections of funk, soul, jazz, afrobeat, exotica and disco.

Harvinder

07/08/2018

Harvinder brings his truly global and always entertaining outernational sounds to Spiritland for this Tuesday night listening session. Harv is very much the connoisseur's choice.

Apiento & Andrew Hale

08/08/2018

Test Pressing's Apiento is a man with immaculate taste. He's joined once again by friend and musical cohort Andrew Hale from Sade for a night of rhythm and melody.

Pete On the Corner

09/08/2018

Relentless digger of the rare international grooves Pete OTC steps up for a many-bases-covered Thursday night set.

Gilles Peterson and Worldwide FM recently determined On The Corner worthy of the accolade 'label of the year' 2018 – that's how superb Pete's musical tastes are.

Spiritland Screen: Boyz N The Hood

09/08/2018

Our cinematic love in with Everyman Cinema King's Cross continues, with a monthly screening of some of our favourite films - next up is Boyz N' The Hood.

The tale of Tre, Doughboy and Ricky that marked a turning point in Black American cinema and put John Singleton on the map. Along with the Hughes Brothers' Menace II Society, this film captured the realities of inner city America with a soundtrack straight from the golden age of hip hop. Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Laurence Fishburne star.

(Dir: John Singleton, 1991)

Ralph Tee

10/08/2018

Record label boss, radio broadcaster and lifelong soul aficionado Ralph Tee is here for a Friday night of upbeat, smiles for miles music. His knowledge of and passion for sharing the rare grooves is second to none.

Ralph has been a club DJ since the 1970s & broadcasting on radio since the 1980s, with deep roots in the UK soul scene.

Micky Browne

11/08/2018

Micky's laid-back Balearic sets are always a treat, but this time he heads up from his beachside town with a record box brimful of nothing but breezy, feel-good Saturday nighters. Micky Browne – toast of the coast.

Matt Timms

12/08/2018

The south coast super-selector returns for another of his trademark sundowner sessions. Balearic-based synth jams, cosmic melodies and leftfield funk await you.

Dom Servini

13/08/2018

The Wah Wah 45s head honcho Dom Servini delivers a Monday night genre-spanning selection as only he can.

Putting the love and detail back into soul, funk and reggae music with tight productions, crisp pressings and beautiful artwork, his label's taste is a perfect match for Spiritland.

Vincent Cantelaube

14/08/2018

A much loved member of the Spiritland team, Vincent lives and breathes quality music when he's not cooking up a storm here. Percussive global grooves sourced from far and wide are at the top his musical menu.

Chal Ravens

15/08/2018

A music journalist and radio host with an omnivorous taste and a particular interest in the outer limits of electronic music. Chal's writing on club culture and experimental electronica appears regularly in Pitchfork, The Wire, FACT and The Guardian. The selections on her Tuesday night Red Bull Radio show, Top Flight, are testament to her wildly eclectic musical taste.

Magnetic Soul

16/08/2018

A DJ and record collector with twenty years' experience under his belt, Steve Brockerton repurposes obscure disco, soul and balearic oddities.

We're big fans of Magnetic Soul's deep and soulful sets so this promises to be another excellent night. Get involved.

Rónán (Inner Totality)

17/08/2018

Rónán is the main man behind Inner Totality, the transcendental international party and radio show. Expect a blend of dub, Italo, odd rock, disco-not-disco and eccentric earworms.

Poly-Ritmo

18/08/2018

Having cut her teeth at one of London’s finest record stores, Sounds Of The Universe, and graduating with an ethnomusicology degree from SOAS, Poly-Ritmo has a musical knowledge way beyond her years. Expect jazz, Brazilian, Latin, soul and more from Polly.

Rosie Ama & Sam Don

19/08/2018

A special sundowner session is in store as Rosie Ama & Sam Don join forces to lay the kind of choice groove-led selections that Sundays at Spiritland were made for.

Josh Tautz & Koralek

20/08/2018

Josh & Jake from universally respected record label Far Out Recordings are here for their Spiritland debut. The guys will deliver global grooves and hard to find beats from their incredible catalogue and beyond, all evening long.

Maxwell Pastor

21/08/2018

Digging deeper than deep is what Maxwell is all about. The man who started the engaging Diggers Dozen series, the vinyl gems that he unearths are what makes his selections so special. Listen out for rare caribbean grooves in particular.

Joe Muggs

22/08/2018

DJ, journalist, critic and lifelong music obsessive Joe digs deep into his enviable and wildly varied music collection for a many-bases-covered Wednesday night. Order a cocktail, turn on autoshazam, sit back and enjoy the company of a master selector at work.

Alena Arpels

23/08/2018

Prolific DJ, performer and a regular guest at Europe's finest soul weekenders, Alena Arpels will be bringing her cherished selection of rare groove, modern soul and jazz-funk records for this Thursday night special.

Seven People

24/08/2018

Globetrotting DJ and producer Lorenzo-Giulio Morresi, aka Seven People, returns for a Friday night session of all things jazz, cosmic, cinematic & electronic.

Fernando

25/08/2018

Fernando Pulichino, a man of many musical hats. Not only is he a producer and DJ but also an accomplished musician and songwriter. As a DJ he's played all the big name clubs and festivals you'd care to name in the UK, Ibiza, Berlin and beyond.

His original productions meanwhile have found homes at respected labels such as Late Night Tales, Futureboogie and Leng. One can be assured that Fernando will play a similarly discerning set.

Mark Limb

26/08/2018

It's blessed bank holiday Sunday with Electric Disco's Mark Limb in control of the Spiritland sound, with something for everyone.

As per usual, he'll be walking the golden balearic tightrope – blissfully zoning out those in need of an easy one, while also pushing through an upbeat undercurrent for those on a Sunday session.

DJ Okapi

28/08/2018

Based in Maboneng, downtown Johannesburg, Okapi runs the record store and reissue label Afrosynth Records.

He has also co-compiled collections of South African music for Rush Hour, Soundway and Cultures of Soul, so this promises to be a very special evening of syncopated drum work, rhythm and bass.

Bill Ambrose

29/08/2018

Broadcaster, producer and esteemed record selector Bill Ambrose checks in to Spiritland for this midweek listening session.

Quality electronic music all night long is the brief.

Spiritland Legends: Herbie Hancock

30/08/2018

Our Legends series continues with an all-night celebration of pioneering jazz-funk multi-instrumentalist Herbert Jeffrey Hancock.

With a career spanning six decades, Hancock took the experience of his early days with Miles and Blue Note into new jazz-funk realms, taking a leading role in bringing the vocoder and keytar into popular music culture while he was at it.

As his career continues through to present day, his body of work inspires successive generations of musicians, particularly in the world of electronic sampling.

The music will be curated by our sharp-dressed friend Jean-Claude: Hancock enthusiast, DJ and head of If Music. Come and see what our resident Herbie-head hunts out.

David Triana

31/08/2018

A familiar face at Spiritland, our Colombiano friend David – of thumping house label Downpitch Recordings – returns to the Spiritland sound system for a Saturday night session of worldwide beats, with a natural focus on the latin sounds of his homelands.