NUBIYAN TWIST's Debut album launch 14th March @ Brixton Jamm ft. Jazzie B (Soul II Soul) // My Panda Shall Fly... and more

Mar 11, 2015

成軍於Leed現常駐於London發展的12人大樂隊Nubiyan Twist曲風融合soul, jazz, dub, hip hop與afrobeat等多種風格於一身,即將於本月底30號透過倫敦廠牌Wormfood Records發表首張同名專輯“Nubiyan Twist”,並會在本週六於布萊頓非常知名的表演場地Brixton Jamm舉辦專輯發表前的暖身演唱會。 相關訊息如下:

Debut album launch Saturday 14th March 
Also featuring Jazzie B (Soul II Soul) / My Panda Shall Fly / Retrospective For Love / Sketch / Jazz Re: Freshed // James Massiah // Volta 45 // Handson Family //Submit // Live Art 
Brixton Jamm, 261 Brixton Road, SW9 6LH / 10pm – 5am / Tickets £8/10/12

Nubiyan Twist fuse infectiously danceable, groove-driven music from around the world with soundsystem culture and jazz-inspired improvisation. Punchy arrangements, a giant horn section, upbeat Brazilian raps, turntablism, futuristic textures and dub effects combine with the sultry, soulful delivery of lead singer Nubiya Brandon. Encouraging artistic and social unity between different cultures and musical styles, notable influences include the likes of Fela Kuti, King Tubby, J Dilla, Herbie Hancock and Nat King Cole.

Grown in the fertile Leeds music scene while studying at Leeds College Of Music, Nubiyan Twist are now mostly resident in London, with a hardcore faction based at Henwood Studios, the custom studio they built in Oxfordshire out of hay bales and cement as Nubiyan HQ.

Having won acclaim for their electric live performances, over the band’s 3 year lifespan they’ve collaborated with Ruby Wood (Submotion Orchestra), played alongside De La Soul, Bonobo, Quantic, MF Doom, Robert Glasper Experiment, Gentlemen’s Dub Club, Groundation, Ebo Taylor and DJ Yoda, and can count BBC 6 Music’s Huey Morgan as a fan.

You can see Nubiyan Twist perform live at the following venues:

7th LEEDS The Wardrobe
14th LONDON Brixton Jamm (Album launch)
26th MANCHESTER Band On The Wall
27th LIVERPOOL Threshold Festival

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