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ColoRising chats with production duo and music dons Skalpel for our latest interview. Known for creating a bridge between classic 60s-70s Polish jazz and the sounds of today, the Wrocław-based group consisting of Marcin Cichy and Igor Pudło released their two critically acclaimed albums, "Skalpel" and "Konfusion" on Ninja Tune, after touring Poland with DJ Vadim. The duo returns with their latest EP "Simple" via Plug Audio.  http://colorising.com/?p=20691

Hailing from Wrocław, Marcin Cichy and Igor Pudlo formed Skalpel in 1998 through a mutual love of musical tastes and an admiration of one another’s production style. In 2000 Igor Pudlo interviewed …

ColoRising had the wonderful privilege of interviewing the inspirational DJ, producer, label boss, writer and musicologist Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy. After relocating to London in the late nineties, she ran her record label Bitches Brew which released a slew of classic tracks. Among writing for entities such as the Huffington Post, in 2010 she established Classic Album Sundays, a communal album listening event in North London.  http://colorising.com/?p=20527

With a mission to enhance the way listeners experience music, in 2010 Colleen Murphy created Classic Album Sundays, a communal LP listening event in North London where albums are played from start …

ColoRising chats with Bucharest-based producer Liar. Raw, uncut and unfettered is the music of Bucharest-based producer Liar. The unsparing boldness embedded within each track smacks you in the face like a playground bully.Perhaps this is why his songs have garnished support by the likes of Mary Ann Hobbs down to Jamie xx. Whether manipulating vocals in a haunting manner over rumbling bass or remaking tracks like Katy B’s “5 A.M.” into dark dance floor scorchers…

Raw, uncut and unfettered is the music of Bucharest-based producer Liar. The unsparing boldness embedded within each track smacks you in the face like a playground bully.

Kasket aka Charlie Baldwin, was destined to create music. After all, it’s in his genes…literally. The son of legendary jazz guitarist Ray Russell, Kasket’s production aesthetics flow in the same vein as jazz, yet also include inspiration from branches of electronic music such as drum and bass, dubstep, house music, as well as Hip-Hop, ultimately morphed into his distinct sound.  http://colorising.com/?p=20117

Charlie Baldwin, better known as the producer Kasket, was destined to create music. After all, it’s in his genes…literally. The son of legendary jazz guitarist Ray Russell, Kasket’…

ColoRising catches up with MOBO Award nominee Zara McFarlane for an exclusive interview. Born and raised in Dagenham, McFarlane has been heralded as the new voice of UK jazz.  Her latest album “If You Knew Her” showcases her brilliance as a songwriter, as well as pays homage to the masters of the past with a cover of Nina Simone’s “Plain Gold Ring”. McFarlane also delves into her love of reggae music with a lush jazz version of Junior Murvin’s “Police & Thieves”…

ColoRising catches up with MOBO Award nominee Zara McFarlane for an exclusive interview. Born and raised in Dagenham, McFarlane has been heralded as the new voice of UK jazz. Her latest album “If You Knew Her” showcases her brilliance as a songwriter, as well as pays homage to the masters of the past with a cover of Nina Simone’s “Plain Gold Ring”. McFarlane also delves into her love of reggae music with a lush jazz version of Junior Murvin’s “Police & Thieves”…

ColoRising talks music, dementia and relationships with new artist Sonia Stein. The Poland-born, London-based singer/songwriter's music is a wonderful mixture of dark electronic and pop, with lyrics as vivid as a seasoned folk singer. Her latest recording "Demented Mind" explores various twisted thoughts and emotions of past relationships.  http://colorising.com/?p=19483

Recently signed to Marathon Artists, Sonia Stein performs in the University of Essex Students& Union bar as part of her Coffee House Sessions tour.

ColoRising caught up with Σtella and Alex of Fever Kids for an interview to discuss the history of the band, their creative process, and of course their hometown of Athens. They recently released their single “Holding Grass” b/w “Peter, Debbie, Mary” on the Inner Ear label.  http://colorising.com/?p=18931

ColoRising caught up with Σtella and Alex of Fever Kids for an interview to discuss the history of the band, their creative process, and of course their hometown of Athens. They recently released their single “Holding Grass” b/w “Peter, Debbie, Mary” on the Inner Ear label. http://colorising.com/?p=18931

Lisbon-born, London-based Rui Da Silva, who launched Kaos Records in the early 90s, was a member of the influential group Underground Sound of Lisbon, along with DJ Vibe. After relocating to London in ‘99, Da Silva established the Kismet label, releasing the No. 1 hit record “Touch Me” in 2001. ColoRising caught up with the prolific producer for an interview.  http://colorising.com/?p=18632

To call producer and DJ Rui Da Silva a fixture in the world of house and dance music is an understatement.

We were extremely excited to have gotten the opportunity to interview Ulla Nova, who is one of the artists to watch in 2014. Infiltrating pop in the most stylish way possible, her track "Kid From London" is creating a buzz with magazines such as the NME all raving about her sound. Even ASOS has her music playing throughout their website. Hailing from London, Ulla Nova is the epitome of the word "fabulous".  http://colorising.com/?p=18616

The word “fabulous” couldn’t fit the singer Ulla Nova more perfectly, as her titillating music and striking style creates the perfect marriage between contemporary and luxuriously class…

ColoRising caught up with the fashionista for our most current interview. Hailing from Sydney, Simone first caught the attention of music lovers as that singer for the band Jojo Cuts. She has gone on to work with Hip-Hop acts around the globe, as well as recorded nu soul, jazz and electronica. For her latest EP "Gold", Simone has worked with Sydney producer Colourd Noyz.  http://colorising.com/?p=18071

While Sydney, Australia may boast a reputation for its high quality of life and beautiful people, the city has also been a recent focal point for a wave of incredible musicians and artists creating…

ColoRising talks to Sonar Kollectiv artists Paskal & Urban Absolutes. Based in Berlin and Düsseldorf, the two, who were originally solo artists, came together to create a vibrant blend of soulful house, tech, future jazz and more. Their debut album "Lux" is out now on Sonar Kollectiv.  http://colorising.com/?p=17816

Sometimes the best music does indeed come from collaborations. In the case of Paskal and Urban Absolutes, their particular production chemistry is a perfect blend.

ColoRising catches up with an artist who we champion 100%...Lea Lea. Striking with an impact of weighty electronica and a powerful voice of social awareness, the Hackney born artist has been supported by the likes of BBC Radio 1xtra's MistaJam and Simbad, just to name a few.  Her latest heavyweight single "Apartheid" showcases the London artist at her best. Lea Lea's self-titled debut album is out now on Wah Wah 45s.  http://colorising.com/?p=17691

Lea Lea is powerful – not simply because of her soulful commanding voice, her undeniable presence or even her ability to physically transform into a musical warrior.

ColoRising caught up with the amazing band Boreals for our latest interview. Consisting of Victor Paradis, Xavier Paradis and Miquel Serra, the Barcelona based trio flawlessly combines post-rock, ambient and shoegaze, creating an atmospheric soundscape. On their latest album “Antípodas”, released on the Spanish imprint Irregular, Boreals have broadened their sound, finding a harmonious balance between dreamy electronica and expressive post-rock.   http://colorising.com/?p=17571

There is an organic beauty to the music of Boreals that lie somewhere between maturely sophisticated and youthfully innocent. Sometimes joyously celebratory, sometimes touchingly emotional, it is t…