Performance poet Iona Lee and DJ Nikki Kent present Wax Lyrical: a spoken-word cypher; an off-the-cuff collaboration; an entirely spontaneous tapestry of music and poetry. Seamlessly weaving together field recordings, soundscapes and beats, Wax Lyrical invites poets, rappers and storytellers to take the mic for a fully ephemeral, one-off and ad-hoc adventure. This long-awaited Kelburn,… [Continue reading] Iona Lee presents Wax Lyrical
Fierce duo NikNak met in a wardrobe at an after party and haven’t left since. For 20 years they have lived there, forging a double act based on a mutual love for the absurd and taking things not seriously seriously. From dubby disco, synth soul, 80’s boogie, squashy house, balearic and dreems…all the way up… [Continue reading] NikNak
Edinburgh based curator of Paradise Palms Records and DJ/producer of extraordinary cosmic electronic gems. Discover more in our Q&A with the lounge lizard himself here.
Sketchy Beats is an art space in Leith, Edinburgh. It hosts open jams, sketching sessions, workshops, intimate gigs and other creative events several times a week. The space is non-profit and run entirely by volunteers. Everything in the space is by donation and there’s even pay-as-you-feel practice room downstairs. Sketchy Beats will be bringing a… [Continue reading] Sketchy Beats at The Monument
Clarissa Woods is a Mauritian/Scottish hip hop and r&b artist who dropped her first eight track EP Honey I’m Gone last year on all digital streaming platforms.
Self-described as “alt soul”, Russell Stewart subverts expectations with intricate lyricism, emotional twists and a dynamic sound