What’s On

Bill Brewster

24/01/2020 20:00 KC

  • Disco
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Bill Brewster

24/01/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Disco
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

The DJ's DJ returns.

Lord of the dance, king of the mountain and disco deity Bill Brewster does his thing on Friday night for your listening pleasure.

DJ Virginie

25/01/2020 15:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

DJ Virginie

25/01/2020 15:00 - 20:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Virginie is a DJ and Selector currently residing in Barcelona, She's a collector of records from far and wide, old and new

Her passion for music emerged during the 90s, living and discovering New York, where she explored in depth the culture and musical era of the city.

She is responsible for the bookings at C/C Radio where she's showcases a lot of Barcelona's finest DJs she also DJs together with Troya Modet in the duo “Shakti Alliance”

Tech Support

25/01/2020 20:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Tech Support

25/01/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Brighton’s Tech Support is destined for big things.

The mild-mannered DJ and producer, known as Ned Dickinson to his friends, already finds himself caught up amongst some of the most talented artists and selectors of the moment, and deservingly so.

At just 21, there are a stack of EPs on labels from the UK to the U.S. bearing Tech Support’s name. Dig a little deeper and you’ll find equally impressive work under long forgotten aliases.

On top of his 12” releases found in the likes of Juno and Piccadilly Records, Tech Support’s digital presence sees him racking up over 100,000 views on esteemed Youtube dance channel Houseum, alongside the likes of Folamour, Baltra, and Lone. His soundcloud reaches listeners in four different continents.

One morning in 2018, having already received considerable DJ support from the likes of Black Loops, Laurence Guy, and Late Nite Tuff Guy, Ned opened his laptop to discover a video his track ‘Friends, played by Dan Shake at Lost Village festival,’ blowing up the Identification of Music Group on Facebook.

The first of the Big Things™ had arrived.

Despite the vigorous work ethic, there is a vein of irreverence that runs through everything the artist does, from the official release of his biggest track to date, flippantly titled That Record With Friends On It, to his social feed of expertly curated communist memes, Tech Support’s attitude is at once industrious and laid-back, his mixes: effortless and intricate.

Regular three hour radio shows on Brighton’s numerous stations keep Ned’s record bag deep and his creative mind always ticking over with new ideas. Equally comfortable deep in disco groove or deftly joining the dots between sonic obscurities like darkwave and italo, it’s his club sets that allow him to fully express himself. Nothing is off limits.

Preferring longer sets, often as long as the club will allow, a Tech Support DJ set touches every wall of the musical sphere at once, flattening genres against each other and projecting them onto the dancefloor through the unmistakable prism of a DJ who truly loves what they do.

Whether it’s slack-jawed euphoria or a mind-melting bewilderment, the emotions run high throughout, manifesting themselves as a sea of unshackled limbs, and as soon as you try to predict what genre, what country, or even what dimension, Tech Support is sending you to next, well, that’s when he’s got you where he wants you.

Minus Kendal

26/01/2020 12:00 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul
  • Reggae/Dub

Minus Kendal

26/01/2020 12:00 - 17:00 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul
  • Reggae/Dub

An old head on young shoulders, weekend resident Minus returns for another session of his long-held residency.

A weekend worker at Flashback Records and host of his own monthly radio shows on NTS and Balamii, Minus is a natural cratedigger, to be found playing anything from gospel to krautrock, disco and all stops in between.

Tom Central

26/01/2020 17:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Downtempo
  • Eclectic

Tom Central

26/01/2020 17:00 - 22:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Downtempo
  • Eclectic

Tom's something of a Sunday evening specialist at Spiritland, with his all-encompassing selections earlier in the year hitting exactly the right note.

A DJ, record producer and beat-head with links to Lex and Keep Up! Records – plus a foot in the world of VJing – are solid reasons to come and round off the weekend in fine style with Tom.

Greg Foat (DJ Set)

27/01/2020 19:00 KC

  • Jazz/Funk/Soul
  • Library Music

Greg Foat (DJ Set)

27/01/2020 19:00 - 23:30 KC

  • Jazz/Funk/Soul
  • Library Music

Greg Foat has been DJing internationally for over 20 years and has a monthly show on Soho Radio.

He's best known as the wildly-talented Jazzman- and Athens of the North-affiliated pianist who composes, arranges, and plays non-contemporary jazz.

We're very excited to welcome him back for another Spiritland Session, This time at Kings Cross.

Big T

28/01/2020 19:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Reggae/Dub

Big T

28/01/2020 19:00 - 23:30 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Reggae/Dub

The man behind our Simon and Garfunkel Spiritland Legends night in November is back to share 4 and half hours of his extensive reggae, ska and dub catalogue.

Born in Brixton and spending a short while living in Jamaica as a youth, to amassing two rooms of records. Big T joins us for a dubbed out Tuesday night.

Scarlett O’Malley

29/01/2020 19:00 KC

  • Disco
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Scarlett O’Malley

29/01/2020 19:00 - 00:00 KC

  • Disco
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Scarlett O'Malley is a selector, DJ and radio presenter hailing from West London.

She runs her own soul music events and brand under the name ‘The Soul Exchange’ and also DJs all over the capital for brands such as Fred Perry and has residencies with The Blues Kitchen and Disco Disco.

Scarlett DJs an eclectic range of doo-wop, soul, house, disco and Latin and likes to play dance music from across the eras. With shows on Totally Wired Radio, Transmission Roundhouse, Foundation FM and Portobello Radio her love for music, radio and events is what she lives and breathes.

Ollie Lyles (Secret Ingredient)

30/01/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Electronica
  • Global

One of the creative wizards behind some of the UK’s best-known music festivals, Ollie has honed his musical knowledge and skills by creating the events as much as playing at them.

He developed his wide range of afro, disco, dub, funk and dance edits that create a colourful fusion of sounds, whilst building parties to share music and digging crates along the journey.

Ollie is founder of Secret Ingredient, a UK-based independent music and events company.

WOLF Music

31/01/2020 20:00 KC

  • Electronica
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

WOLF Music

31/01/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Electronica
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

WOLF Music Recordings began life in 2009 as the brainchild of two house and disco fanatics looking to find an outlet for their creative endeavours.

WOLF has always been about real house culture; the music and expressions from day dot to the most modern interpretations – bringing us artists such as Greymatter, KRL, Medlar, Bicep, Waze & Odyssey, James Welsh and Session Victim along the way.

Don Grizz

01/02/2020 12:00 RFH

  • Global
  • Hip Hop
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Don Grizz

01/02/2020 12:00 - 16:00 RFH

  • Global
  • Hip Hop
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

An avid record collecting DJ within the audiophile scene and joining the brunch resident roster at Spiritland RFH, Don seamlessly sows different styles and genres into one musical journey.

A founding member of improv night Open Sauce featuring acts from labels such as Ninja Tune, Big Dada and Wichita Records – with recent DJ sets at EartH, Grow, Two Tribes to name just a few – his selection encompasses variations of jazz, funk, dub, reggae, tropical grooves, North African, Middle Eastern, disco, balearic, beats and anything in between.

Expect to have your musical cosmos expanded.

Leopold

01/02/2020 15:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Leopold

01/02/2020 15:00 - 20:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Max Gershinson alias Leopold is a DJ and radio host based in London – host of the Natural Element show on Soho Radio and Cue Music on Netil Radio.

Expect worldly soul, boogie and stretched-out mellow goodness.

Huw72

01/02/2020 20:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Huw72

01/02/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Huw is the former head-buyer at the legendary Mr Bongo shop. Djing and promoting nights since 1988 – Digging Deep, Playing everything related to rocking the crowd from Soul and Funk to Jazz, Brazilian and more

He last joined us with Kit Sebastian as part of our EFG London Jazz Festival programming. This time, he rides solo.

Poly-Ritmo

01/02/2020 20:00 RFH

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Poly-Ritmo

01/02/2020 20:00 - 00:00 RFH

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

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. She will be joined by Karl FM for this session.

Expect jazz, Brazilian, Latin, soul and more from Polly.

Kyle (Lo Key Collective)

02/02/2020 12:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Electronica
  • Global

Kyle (Lo Key Collective)

02/02/2020 12:00 - 17:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Electronica
  • Global

Head honcho of bournemouth's underground collective lo key - Kyle joins us for a weird trip through sounds and frequencies from across the global leftfield

Discs of Fun and Love

02/02/2020 12:00 RFH

  • Downtempo
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Discs of Fun and Love

02/02/2020 12:00 - 16:00 RFH

  • Downtempo
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Discs of Fun and Love is a record label run by Miche and Frederika, focusing on modern soul and more.

Come join them for their monthly Sunday brunch session on the EMTs.

Echo Juliet

02/02/2020 17:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Echo Juliet

02/02/2020 17:00 - 22:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Echo Juliet (Emily Jones) has spent over ten years immersed in music, booking one of the UK’s biggest jazz festivals. She brings that knowledge to the decks with soulful jazz, funk and disco from around the world, weaving in uplifting afro and latin grooves. A commitment to delving beyond the mainstream shines through in live sets and in her new Balamii show ‘No Borders', which offers a chilled set of new jazz and soul from underground artists across Europe alongside beautiful global sounds from established names.

Appearances at home and abroad have included the British Music Embassy at SXSW in Texas, Love Supreme, Green Man festival, Mostly Jazz, Cheltenham and Manchester Jazz festivals, and regular sets around Birmingham including at the respected Hare and Hounds and Cafe Artum.

Emily is a member of DJ collective Selextorhood and is often called on to speak about gender balance in the music industry, appearing as a guest on Woman’s Hour on BBC Radio 4 and Worldwide FM. She also co-hosts a monthly show on Brum Radio, and now works as Senior Producer at Sage Gateshead.

Georgie Rogers

03/02/2020 19:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Georgie Rogers

03/02/2020 19:00 - 23:30 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

​Georgie Rogers is an established broadcaster, music journalist and DJ from London, regularly contributing to BBC 6 Music, Radio 2, Apple Music's Beats 1, Soho Radio and Monocle 24.

Despite her rock roots and deep love of alternative music, when DJing she typically indulges in all things electronic. Off the back of her night Cat Lovers, Georgie is at home mixing an eclectic bunch of disco, exotic grooves, soul, funk, hip-hop, R'n'B, pop, you name it.

King Dom

04/02/2020 19:00 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul
  • Reggae/Dub

King Dom

04/02/2020 19:00 - 23:30 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul
  • Reggae/Dub

Vinyl collector King Dom began playing out aged 17 – moving through Brighton's underground clubs in the 1990s to Sydney, where he worked the clubs, big venues and dive bars till his fingers bled.

Recently in his thirst for diving headlong into discovery, he's been "sloshing around in the underbelly of Lovers Rock", including through gigs with Dennis Bovell.

Expect soul, folk, lovers, two steppers, jazz, strings, bits and pieces brought together to tell a story with beautifully blurred lines.

Spiritland Legends: Depeche Mode with Special Kay

05/02/2020 19:00 - 00:00 KC

  • Electronica
  • Indie

Our Spiritland Legends series turns new wave with a night celebrating Depeche Mode, hosted by long time fan Kay McMahon ringing it out loud and proud on the Spiritland soundsystem all night long.

Free entry but highly recommended you reserve a table via hello@spiritland.com / 020 3319 0050.

Nebraska

06/02/2020 20:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Nebraska

06/02/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Alistair Gibbs has been producing sample-based deep house as Nebraska since the early nineties on labels such as Rush Hour, Mister Saturday Night, Heist, Razor-N-Tape and his own Friends & Relations label.

His extensive record collection reflects 30 years of sifting through crates looking for the perfect sample.

Graham Luckhurst & Simon See

07/02/2020 20:00 KC

  • Electronica
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Graham Luckhurst & Simon See

07/02/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Electronica
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Lifelong friends Simon See and Graham Luckhurst share a love of deeper sounds; from jazz, sludge boogie, Brazilian, experimental electronics, psyche & folk, alt-yacht, hip hop, techno and everything in between. Despite sharing music with each other on an almost daily basis for the last 15 years or so they very rarely get a chance to spin together, so are very excited about this one.

Graham was a major force in the recent successes of Mr Bongo, before stepping away to focus on his own projects at the end of 2019. He now runs the Pressure Makes Diamonds label with collector-selector extraordinaire Gary Johnson; helps Joey Negro run his Z Records imprint and Radio 1’s Friction and Keir Tyrer with their Shogun Audio and Elevate labels. Graham also produces under several aliases and has released on labels including Brownswood, WOLF Music, Quintessentials, Future Disco, Mr Bongo, Toolroom and others.

Simon is head honcho at footwear brand S.W.C. His selections represent his values of inclusivity and freedom of thought.

They also ran the Brighton-based 'Basement Soul' club session from 2005 to 2008, along with Amar Patel.

Karl FM

08/02/2020 12:00 RFH

  • Downtempo
  • Eclectic
  • Global

Karl FM

08/02/2020 12:00 - 16:00 RFH

  • Downtempo
  • Eclectic
  • Global

Karl FM cut his teeth playing long sets in his native Stockholm and has since picked up gigs in New York, Delhi and across the UK.

Karl is Station Manager at SOAS Radio and a resident DJ at the London party Club Sandwich.

Frederika

08/02/2020 15:00 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Frederika

08/02/2020 15:00 - 20:00 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Frederika is a Bulgaria born, London based DJ and one half of Discs of Fun and Love label. She is a resident at Spiritland and has guested on NTS, Balamii and Soho Radio to name a few. Expect to hear all styles of music, from jazz to hip hop, neo soul, folk, disco and everything that helps her express her state of mind.

Javi Frias (Night Shift/Discotizer)

08/02/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Disco
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Javi Frias is a DJ and producer from Madrid. He began collecting and playing soul, funk, disco, boogie and house at the end of the nineties in his hometown, and since then he has not stopped traveling to share his music through many venues, clubs and festivals worldwide.

In the past few years he has begun to make noise at international level thanks to his edits and reworks, published a handful of EPs and singles on labels like Street Edits, Giant Cuts, Disco Pocho, Midnight Riot, Boogie Café or Bons Records. His music is played and charted by top DJs such Danny Krivit, Detroit Swindle, Red Greg, Horse Meat Disco, Jacques Renault, Rahaan, Marcel Vogel, Get Down Edits, Frank Booker.

In 2017 he started his own label Night Shift Records, devoted to edits and reworks of disco and house, where he has released in vinyl and digital his own productions and occasionally the work of other fellow producers. He's also part of the mysterious Disco Pocho label, focused on the soul and funk side of the disco edit, where he has already released a couple of 7".

Javi is also a passionate record collector and selector, he really enjoys playing different types of styles and tempos during his sets, from newies to classics, covering a wide assortment of sounds ranging from the rare and obscure to the most well know, always betting to discover new sensations to his audience but keeping the dancefloor on fire!

He is currently resident DJ and booker of Discotizer, the best disco, boogie and house weekly party in Spain taking place every Friday at Marula Café Madrid, where he has invited and shared the decks with artists like Louie Vega, Joey Negro, Danny Kirivit, Eli Soul Clap, Detroit Swindle, Rahaan, Red Greg, HMD, Eli Escobar, Dan Shake, Medlar, Get Down Edits, Marcel Vogel, Ron Basejam, Art Of Tones, Luxxury, Alkalino, Eddie C, Faze Action, Dicky Trisco, The Revenge, Mr. Mendel, Alexander Nut, Ray Mang, Kon, Luke Solomon, Melvo Baptiste...

Iko Chérie

09/02/2020 12:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Eclectic
  • Pop

Iko Chérie

09/02/2020 12:00 - 17:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Eclectic
  • Pop

Iko Chérie is the moniker of French multi-instrumentalist and selector Marie Merlet who exclusively plays records involving women. Her eclectic but carefully curated sets reflect her broad musical taste and cross genre boundaries, digging into laid-back disco, experimental gems, leftfield pop and psychedelic grooves from around the world.

Social Music with Chris Philips & Jez Nelson (Jazz FM)

09/02/2020 13:00 - 18:00 RFH

  • Jazz/Funk/Soul
  • Library Music

Jazz FM's Chris Philips and Jez Nelson return to Spiritland Royal Festival Hall for their laid-back, sociable Sunday afternoon monthly residency of the grooviest jazz sounds around, touching on funky jazz burners, rare boogie 12s and between-the-lines neo-soul grooves.

Rainer Trueby & Pete BBE present Soulgliding

09/02/2020 17:00 - 22:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Former member of A Forest Mighty Black and founder of Trüby Trio, Rainer Trueby presents his new compilation, Soulgliding, released on BBE Music.

Rainer is joined by Pete Adarkwah, head honcho of BBE Music for this special session.

Starting life as a group on Facebook, ‘Soulgliding’ is a phrase coined by Rainer Trueby to describe the more languid, smoother side of 2-Step, Boogie, Modern Soul and even Jazz. This silky collection spans several decades and sums up what Soulgliding is all about: evocative airy music that feels like a dream-flight across a friendly sky.

Or, as Patrick Forge puts it in his wonderful sleeve notes…

“Soulgliding….. It’s all in that word, a stroke of genius, no explanation needed, I knew what it was about before I even read the rules. Anyway there was only one rule that really mattered, the speed limit, nothing beyond 110bpm. What I didn’t know when Rainer first convened the eponymous Facebook group was just how addictive it would be. Several months of sharing, liking, commenting, loving and frantic dives into Discogs later, and Soulgliding has become a thing. A genre? Well, almost. This selection lovingly compiled by Rainer himself goes a long way to solidify the notion and stake a claim on the territory.

This set of gliders has all the elements; from the slow (enough!) boogie of Crystal Winds, to the jazzy excursions courtesy of Ambiance and Les Hooper, and a clutch of tunes that are closer to the original 2-Step blueprint from Demo Cates, Bridge, Cloud One and Donna McGhee. Then there are the eighties drum machine grooves of Patrice Rushen and Fifth Of Heaven and the ethereal beatless magic of Peter Brown’s “Without Love”. A selection that manages to amalgamate plenty of obscurities without losing the essence, a selection which shimmers, soothes, inspires……glides.”

Grace (BBE/RAW SILK)

10/02/2020 19:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Grace (BBE/RAW SILK)

10/02/2020 19:00 - 23:30 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Grace is one half of Raw Silk and works at record shop The BBE Store in London Fields.

South-London based, she cut her teeth in Melbourne working for record shop Plug Seven, meeting the BBE crew looking for records in New York 2016. She hasn't stopped digging out eclectic jazz-funk, new-wave, soul & psych sounds ever since.

Harri Pepper

11/02/2020 19:00 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Harri Pepper

11/02/2020 19:00 - 23:30 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Cosmos Records' own Harri brings his eclectic groove-driven sound to Spiritland King's Cross for this Tuesday night session.

Danny Ashenden (SlothBoogie)

12/02/2020 19:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Danny Ashenden (SlothBoogie)

12/02/2020 19:00 - 00:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

SlothBoogie is one of London’s most highly respected underground electronic music crews, encompassing a DJ collective, record label, radio show & regular party series.

As an ensemble the guys have been attentively selecting the finest of underground electronic music on their acclaimed site SlothBoogie.com for nearly a decade. In that time they’ve been an influential driving force in the discovery of new talent as well as continued support of established headline artists in the scene.

This curatorial proficiency is reflected in their eclectic DJ sets, pushing an inclusive good times dance-floor vibe that combines house, disco, acid, italo, techno & everything in between.

This creative mix has seen them booked at clubs and festivals all over the world, with appearances at Space Ibiza, Garden Festival Croatia, Lovebox & many more.

Christy Lakeman

13/02/2020 20:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Christy Lakeman

13/02/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Traveling the world festival circuit as a child, Christy was exposed to all manner of weird and wonderful sounds. These early father/son trips have undoubtedly had a profound impact on the DJs digging preferences – favouring the tracks and artists of the global leftfield.

Now what was once his passion has quickly developed into a thriving career. As a selector he’s supported the likes of Joe Armon Jones, Kamaal Williams, Nu Guinea and more, playing anything from Japanese new wave to Brazilian psych.

As a business owner he runs Cafe Artum, a cafe, deli and record store that's become one of the most vibrant spots in Birmingham – a space full of ideas, lectures, unique in-store DJ sessions and workshops.

Hugo Mari with Rogue & Josh

14/02/2020 20:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Hugo Mari with Rogue & Josh

14/02/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

It's been a busy few years for Hugo Mari (FKA Books). Steadily building his profile with a number of expertly produced 12"s on XVI and Omena Records he's also taken the helm of the hotly-tipped High Praise Edits series – building a reputation as a fearsome DJ along the way.

Having showcased his versatility by remixing tracks by the likes of Dele Sosimi and Grime Legend Trim (as well as being remixed by Laurence Guy, Kai Alce and Detroit Swindle).

Alongside his pal Rogue and Josh, expect to hear records that inform his take on organic sounds with driving rhythms and emotive melodies.

Sam Don

14/02/2020 20:00 RFH

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul
  • Reggae/Dub

Sam Don

14/02/2020 20:00 - 00:00 RFH

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul
  • Reggae/Dub

Deep rhythms, sweet melodies, sleazy chuggers and pure sunshine soul from one of London's finer selectors.

Heather She

15/02/2020 15:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Heather She

15/02/2020 15:00 - 20:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Heather She takes us globe-trotting through contemporary jazz, 70s psych, ambient, soul and well beyond.

Dan Tenor-City & Tom Funk

15/02/2020 20:00 KC

  • Disco
  • House
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Dan Tenor-City & Tom Funk

15/02/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Disco
  • House
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Dan and Tom return bringing disco, funk, soul, latin jazz and much more.

Dan can be found DJing at various venues at home and overseas. He spins a collection of criss-cross rhythms: originals, re-edits and remixes, in styles ranging from, synth and West Coast boogie, heady funk, afro-, funk rock, fusion, to house, soul, and first and second generation disco. Dan is also part of Deep Tenor City, with a number of releases through BBE Records and a monthly show on Soho Radio. Dan is also part of the Prescription Pricing Authority, with releases on Stockholm’s GAMM record label.

Tom Funk has his musical roots in playing keyboards and production, playing from a vast music collection ranging from hip hop to jazz, all the way through to electronic and experimental, rock and reggae. He also runs a full-fledged recording studio that serves as the hub of his homegrown London-based label, Lazy Robot Records, and has numerous productions to his name, including as part of Prescription Pricing Authority also.

Emma-Jean Thackray (DJ Set)

15/02/2020 20:00 - 00:00 RFH

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Repped by Gilles Peterson, RBMA, Sounds of The Universe and many more, rising mega-talent Emma-Jean Thackray wears many musical hats. As a composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, singer, bandleader and DJ, she is just as at home working with the London Symphony Orchestra as she is hosting her show on Worldwide FM or tearing it up on trumpet with her quartet.
Recent solo release Ley Lines on The Vinyl Factory follows Emma-Jean’s acclaimed Walrus EP and maintains her trajectory as one of the most talented young musicians in the business.

“UK jazz prodigy” – i-D
“really, really good!” – Gilles Peterson
“one of the UK’s most exciting new jazz artists” – RBMA
“Emma-Jean Thackray has been making waves” - FACTmag
“one of the young and new promises on the rise” – DJ Mag [ES]
“supremely talented… the sound of South London” – Sounds Of The Universe

Anne Frankenstein

16/02/2020 12:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Anne Frankenstein

16/02/2020 12:00 - 17:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

One of our favourite DJs, and one of the finest on the London circuit.

A resident at Spiritland, her strictly-vinyl sets typically feature unfathomably deep selections of disco, funk, soul, jazz, afrobeat and late-night exotica.

Terry Hall

16/02/2020 17:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Terry Hall

16/02/2020 17:00 - 22:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Terry was largely responsible in collaboration with Joe Davis for bringing back all those wonderful Brazilian discoveries in the early 90s. He’s finding more time to play out these days and his sets offer a broad palette reflecting 40 years of collecting.

Recently he has been a regular guest for the Reference Point team, the Milestones nights at the Ritzy, appearances at the BBE record store and Burlington Soul Affair.

Hodan Styrene

17/02/2020 19:00 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Hodan Styrene

17/02/2020 19:00 - 23:30 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Hodan Styrene is a British-Somali jazz DJ born and bred in London. She is the creator of radio projects like ‘The Garden is Open’ and ‘The Sessions’ and has played at NTS, Balamii and Rinse France.

For Hodan, jazz is the living thread that weaves all black art and technology : hip-hop, electronic, techno, soul, funk, house and drum and bass. Playing music for the mind, body and soul.

London Sinfonietta: Matthew Herbert & Anna Meredith in Conversation

Buy tickets / 17/02/2020 20:00 - 23:00 RFH

  • Classical
  • Talks

As part of our collaboration with London Sinfonietta, we are delighted to welcome two remarkable artists to Spiritland Royal Festival Hall for an evening of discussion and listening hosted by cellist Zoe Martlew.

Matthew Herbert and Anna Meredith discuss 'The Music That Made Me', a series exploring six key pieces of music that have influenced and inspired composers and artists.

This event includes extracts from the artist’s selection of key pieces played on our extraordinary sound system. Tickets are limited for this intimate evening.

Dominic Owen

18/02/2020 19:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul
  • Reggae/Dub

Dominic Owen

18/02/2020 19:00 - 23:30 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul
  • Reggae/Dub

Dominic from HERESY leaves the folk records at home and brings a mixture of jazz, sweet soul, crossover and rocksteady.

Pegasvs

19/02/2020 19:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Eclectic

Pegasvs

19/02/2020 19:00 - 00:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Eclectic

Burnin' Music Recordings head honcho and A1 selector Thomas Lesneir brings his genre-spanning Pegasvs sound to Spiritland King's Cross for this Tuesday evening listening session.

Medlar

20/02/2020 20:00 KC

  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Medlar

20/02/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Medlar's musical world is a diverse one, and for over a decade he's established himself as a key character in the London scene – most of his hours are spent making, buying, playing or talking about music.

Engineer at the cult Peckham Cuts Dubplate Shop, Rye Wax staffer and musician Medlar is a DJ who can dig into the past and call upon proto-house oddness, post-rave madness and dub-weighted lushness, then link it with contemporary cuts that are equally special.

He makes music that is just as untethered to time and tempo, meaning his productions take in anything from deep and Detroit to acid or downtempo – post-disco flavoured grooves that brim with synth colour and authentic cosmic energy.

Kyri

21/02/2020 20:00 KC

  • Disco
  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Kyri

21/02/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Disco
  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

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.

Gerry Lyseight

21/02/2020 20:00 - 00:00 RFH

  • Eclectic
  • Global

Gerry Lyseight is a long-standing force among London's Latin, African and jazz scenes, as a DJ, promoter, record compiler and radio presenter.

Come and hear the co-founder of Brixton's legendary and much-missed Mambo Inn explore his record collection on an incredible sound system.

Jake Holloway

22/02/2020 20:00 RFH

  • Disco
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Jake Holloway

22/02/2020 20:00 - 00:00 RFH

  • Disco
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Love Vinyl's Jake Holloway is back for evening session packed with beautiful jazz, funk, disco, soul, afro and Latin records from his enviable record collection.

In addition to working with vinyl, Jake also works in graphic design and art direction, producing artwork for clients such as the influential BBE Records and indie soul label Wah Wah 45s.

Jake caught the DJ bug in 1990, playing at various college parties in the London Borough of Newham, before setting up a successful Brazilian night while studying at Brighton University. It was here where he met Spiritland regular Dom Servini, which led to a longstanding friendship and a renowned club night in the form of Mouseorgan, which ran for six years at The Clinic and Herbal and various other venues, as well as guest stints at Heaven and Fabric.

Half Forgotten Library: Jonny Trunk & Martin Green

23/02/2020 13:00 - 18:00 RFH

  • Downtempo
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul
  • Library Music

Brunch at Spiritland Royal Festival Hall gets groovy once a month with this residency from two titans of the library music scene, Jonny Trunk and Martin Green.

Half Forgotten Library is a regular Sunday session bringing largely forgotten swinging library recordings and OSTs back to life through our world-class sound system.

Drop in anytime 1-6pm for a stretched out brunch, daytime drinking and lounging in the company of recently revived jazz, soul, funk, exotica and soundtracks.

Mammal Hands

23/02/2020 17:00 KC

  • Electronica
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Mammal Hands

23/02/2020 17:00 - 22:00 KC

  • Electronica
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Brothers Nicholas and Jordan Smart have been DJ’ing together for over ten years. They have developed a reputation for eclectic and thoughtful sets, whilst also drawing listeners in and filling dance-floors. When playing records together as Mammal Hands you can expect to hear vinyl selections that have heavily influenced their work in the band, for example, Jazz, Latin, Afro, Soul, Electronica and more.

Anders (Le Mellotron)

24/02/2020 19:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Anders (Le Mellotron)

24/02/2020 19:00 - 23:30 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Dj and broadcaster, Anders is the co-founder of Le Mellotron an independent online radio station based in Paris, he's also running a weekly show for Worldwide FM on Thursdays. He will present his eclectic vision of music, focusing on roots classics and forward-thinking musicians from soul to beat music, from jazz to disco with everything in between : hip-hop, funk, folk, latin beats, afro soul, reggae and electronic music.

Harrison Atlee

26/02/2020 19:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Harrison Atlee

26/02/2020 19:00 - 00:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

DJ and Musical Director for the electrifying House Gospel Choir, Harrsion nurtures a deep understanding of what gets bodies and souls moving. His sets touch on mutations of House, Gospel, Soul, Jazz and Electronica.

Mr Shiver

27/02/2020 20:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Mr Shiver

27/02/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Mr Shiver has been playing in London Clubs since 1994 , where he made his debut at Phillip Salon's legendary Mud Club at Bagley's in Kings Cross

Having produced records under the "Unsung Heroes' alias, he has worked with artists as diverse as Shawn Lee, Ty, Scratch Perverts, Nathan Flutebox Lee, Damon Albarn and Tony Allen

He has a monthly show on Netil Radio and can be found spinning all kinds of aural delights across many venues in London week in, week out.

Norsicaa (Soundway Records)

28/02/2020 20:00 - 00:00 RFH

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

A familiar face behind the decks as well as part of the Soundway Records crew, Alice's far-reaching repertoire and eclectic taste can be heard on her Soho Radio 'Norsicaa' show, as well as at festivals and events around the world.

Vesa Liede

29/02/2020 15:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Vesa Liede

29/02/2020 15:00 - 20:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Excellent taste? Check. All vinyl? Check. Weekend resident? Check.

Long time aficionado of all things beats, breaks and B-Boy culture, cratedigger Vesa returns with his enviable record collection for a rhythm section-led Saturday.

Tina Edwards (Worldwide FM)

29/02/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Broadcaster, music journalist and DJ Tina Edwards hosts Worldwide Daily on Worldwide FM.

She's recognised as being at the forefront of the new genre-crushing UK jazz scene and has played across the UK, Chicago and Singapore, opening for DJ Amir and Henry Wu.

Danny Mitchell (Heavenly Jukebox)

29/02/2020 20:00 - 00:00 RFH

  • Eclectic
  • Indie
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Heavenly Jukebox is the DJ arm of the legendary Heavenly Recordings, who've been playing the finest records and tearing up the dancefloors of festivals, clubs, gigs and parties for almost 30 years.

Fingers very much on the pulse, they're also the resident DJs and music programmers at The Social in London and Stonebridge Bar at Glastonbury.

The crew's Danny Mitchell returns to Spiritland, this time at Royal Festival Hall, to play his latest digs.

Lucid Stannard

01/03/2020 12:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Lucid Stannard

01/03/2020 12:00 - 17:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Resident and founder of Lucy's Disco and female-centric Womb 2, Lucid Stannard has been spreading her wings rapidly throughout the UK, Berlin, the Med and even Uganda.

Spotted by London’s party heavyweights Percolate in early 2016, they gave her a slot on their stage at Secret Garden Party festival and since then she's played with the likes of John Morales, A Guy Called Gerald, Rune Lindbæk and Mark E to name a few, at parties such as Gottwood, Secret Garden Party, Festival No 6, Love International, Percolate, Future Boogie, Locomotive and the Good Life.

Emanative

01/03/2020 17:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Emanative

01/03/2020 17:00 - 22:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Producer, drummer, percussionist and DJ Nick Woodmansey aka Emanative has produced records for Brownswood, On The Corner, Ninja Tune and most recently a double gatefold LP for Jazzman.

He's also a trustee of Gilles Peterson's Steve Reid Foundation along with Four Tet and Floating Points, among others.

Whilst his productions have been rooted mainly in deep and spiritual jazz, his eclectic taste and vinyl selections cover all corners of the globe and all genres. Expect all manner of earthly delights from the deep and diverse to the strange and funky.

Dr Bob Jones

06/03/2020 20:00 KC

  • Disco
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Dr Bob Jones

06/03/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Disco
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Free entry but table bookings recommended via hello@spiritland.com or 020 3319 0050.
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Bob Jones career in the music business started in May 1967 His music policy was, as it is now, the highest quality black music, featuring soul, dance and jazz, and he has been recognized worldwide as one of the first DJs ever to play jazz to a dance floor as early as 1971. Dr Bob is still filling dance-floors across planet Earth 52 years since he started in May 1967. In 1979 he DJ’d at the world's first ever soul and jazz Dance Weekender at Caister in Norfolk, England, and went on to play at 24 Caisters. In the 80s Bob Jones was on the original DJ lineup for Alex Lowe’s Southport Dance Weekend and went on to spin at 44 x Southport Weekends, 2 a year for 22 years.

He has played in numerous clubs and venues across England, He also played at the famous Monday night Jazz Sessions at London's Wag Club alongside Gilles Peterson, Kevin Beadle and Sylvester, and was resident at the now famous Sunday Jazz Sessions at Dingwalls , Camden Lock, London with Gilles Peterson and Kev Beadle.

In 1990 he was approached by the American music giant Motown Records, to remix and additionally produce a record by The Temptations. The result was the International hit 'The Joneses'. The recording by the artists known as 'Jazzy Jeff and Fresh Prince', and Bob is now credited as a co-writer of 'Boom - Shake the Room', this reached No 1 in over 14 countries He was also instrumental in giving Coldcut the idea to record Yazz's No 1 Record 'The Only Way is Up', which sold 6 million copies and became the biggest selling single at the time.

Bob has produced over 30 different artists including Al Green, Daryl Hall, Izit, Squeeze, and Bobby Womack. He has also given his expertise on the history of black music consulting and starring in Lenny Henry's 'New Soul Nation' on Channel 4 in 1994, and was Music Consultant to BBC 2's 'Late Show' on The British Black Music Industry in 1995, and completed a film treatment for 'A History of UK Black Music'. Jones is also one of the founder members of The British Rhythm & Blues Association - the BRBA.

22a (DJ Set)

13/03/2020 20:00 RFH

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

22a (DJ Set)

13/03/2020 20:00 - 00:00 RFH

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Founded by DJ, producer and multi-instrumentalist Tenderlonious in 2013, 22a is a record label that plays host to a collective of talented musicians based in London.

Al Dobson Jr, Mo Kolours, Jeen Bassa, Henry Wu, Reginald Omas Mamode IV and Dennis Ayler have all featured on the label. The label is considered to be at the forefront of the rising UK jazz scene and has captured the eye of tastemakers such as Gilles Peterson, Benji B, Lefto, Alexander Nut, Bradley Zero, Osunlade, Mr. G and many more! Since its inception listeners have been treated to a selection of singles, EPs & albums spanning house, hip hop, broken beat, jazz and soul to name a few.

22a have firmly established themselves as one of the leading independent labels in the UK, with an output of consistently quality releases.

Colin Curtis

14/03/2020 20:00 KC

  • Disco
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Colin Curtis

14/03/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Disco
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

In Colin's words – "when you consider how fast the DJing world is moving these days, 50 years in the game is a ludicrous thing to contemplate".

Having lived, danced and DJed through the eras of Northern Soul, jazz-funk and house, few can claim to have contributed to UK dance music more than Colin Curtis.

Growing up in Stoke on Motown and Radio Caroline, Colin first started DJing in 1967 and became a figurehead for some of Northern England’s most iconic clubs, including the Blackpool Mecca, Rafters in Manchester and Nottingham’s Rock City.

His experiments with electro and house, alongside Hewan Clarke at The Playpen in Manchester also had a profound impact on the musical direction of the Haçienda. These days his career is viewed with similar superlatives as Mancuso, which we discuss in the below, alongside a look into his life as a record collector and the new jazz dance fusion compilation he’s curated for Z Records.

Kev Beadle

20/03/2020 20:00 RFH

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul
  • Library Music

Kev Beadle

20/03/2020 20:00 - 00:00 RFH

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul
  • Library Music

With his musical roots firmly in soul and jazz Kev Beadle has been one of London’s underground jazz and soul scene's most respected selectors for over 30 years.

With a remarkable background in radio starting from pirate days to Kiss FM, Solar and Totally Wired Radio (TWR) – a wealth of curated compilations and original releases in double figures – and pins in the map for gigs and residencies all over Europe, Japan and the USA – Kev knows his onions.

Come and hear the taste of a master selector.

Andrew Ashong

21/03/2020 20:00 RFH

  • Downtempo
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Andrew Ashong

21/03/2020 20:00 - 00:00 RFH

  • Downtempo
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

A night with Andrew Ashong, playing soulful music from the heart. As well known for his DJ sets as his live performances, we are delighted to welcome him back to Spiritland.

Ears Have Eyes

22/03/2020 17:00 KC

  • Ambient
  • Downtempo
  • Electronica

Ears Have Eyes

22/03/2020 17:00 - 22:00 KC

  • Ambient
  • Downtempo
  • Electronica

Peckham's finest ambient hitters join us for another of their trademark deep and downtempo Sundays.