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Mates’ Crates, a series headed up by our friend Andrei Sandu, dives into the tales behind records and digs deeper into our connections to music. To kick off the new year, a New York funk classic from B.T. Express.  Label: PYE International  | Year: 1974 | Discogs: B.T. Express – Do It (‘Til You’re Satisfied) As is often the case […]

One single track from a whole year… Pretty impossible, right? Especially when lockdown had our favourite artists sat at home twiddling their thumbs, leading to waves of unplanned new and exclusive music, with that extra incentive of Bandcamp Friday… How to go back and pick just one?! However, our trusty Melodic family have done just […]

Well then. What a year. As 2020 *finally* draws to a close, most of us will be glad to see the back of a year that threw so much of what we know and love into turmoil…  As daily life changed, so to do did our listening habits. With live music decimated, our listening habits […]

In a year that has been undoubtedly treacherous for many artists, it didn’t stop them from shining bright. If anything, the global pandemic of 2020 has brought many musicians much closer to their fans. We were given a sneak peek into their ‘real lives’ – we’ve seen their bedrooms, what they were eating, what they […]

We’ve just passed the £20k mark and we’re inching closer towards our all-or-nothing target of £35,000. There’s now just 3 days to go and we need all of your help to make it over the line. Thanks to all our backers so far. We can’t believe that over 300 folks have pledged their support over the past […]

Mates’ Crates, a series headed up by our friend Andrei Sandu, dives into the tales behind records and digs deeper into our connections to music. More dancefloor heat this time with Jenny Burton’s “Bad Habits”.  Label: Favorite (Originally Polydor)   | Year: 2015 (Originally 1979) | Discogs: Jenny Burton – Bad Habits I know very little about  Jenny Burton. As […]

Baltic. Ropewalks. Georgian. Cavern. Fabric.   Liverpool City Centre is divided up into many districts; a melting pot of different cultures and histories. Each district of Liverpool tells a unique historical story. Our previous home, the Baltic Triangle was shaped by its proximity to the world famous Albert Dock and trade with the Baltic states. […]

Mates’ Crates, a series headed up by our friend Andrei Sandu, dives into the tales behind records and digs deeper into our connections to music. As winter closes in, today’s pick is an escape to warmer climes: Rabo De Saia’s “Ripa Na Xulipa”.  Label: Favorite (Originally Polydor)   | Year: 2015 (Originally 1979) | Discogs: Various  – Brazilian Disco Boogie Sounds […]

At a time when we can’t necessarily all be together and many hospitality businesses are up against the wall, it seems a bit odd to be fundraising to open a new studio, coffee shop and bar, right?   To be honest, we completely agree.     These are strange times, we all know that by […]

As you all may know by now, we’ve recently left our home of four years on Jamaica Street. The gentrifying forces closing in on the area have made it impossible to stay and so, we’re on the move.   For now, we’ve chosen to set up shop at Jacaranda: Phase One thanks to the support of […]