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The Urban Essence Show – Sunday Special – Jan 2018

January 30, 2018 |

Our first show of the year was our last Hoxton FM show for a little while, as the station goes through a transition over the coming months. Sending out a huge thank you to Dan Formless for all his graft and grind … Read More

The Urban Essence Show – 2017 Roundup

January 12, 2018 |

‘Twas the season to do round-ups so, in keeping with tradition, messirs Adam, Jack and Rhemayo gathered only the finest musical gifts from throughout the year for a sonic summary of sorts featuring Thundercat, Vels Trio, Jack Peoples, Objekt andRead More

The Urban Essence Show w/ Desert Sound Colony (Nov 2017)

November 24, 2017 |

Producer of slinky steppers, chairman of Holding Hands Records, purveyor of track-title excellence: we were joined by the one and only Desert Sound Colony for November’s Hoxton FM show. ID requests in the comments! Read More

The Urban Essence Show w/ Ostinato Records (September 2017)

November 1, 2017 |

In this extra special show, we welcomed to the studio the team behind Ostinato Records, an imprint fast making a name for itself as premier excavators of music from Africa and the diaspora.  Read More

The Urban Essence Show w/ Zara Julius (June 2017)

November 1, 2017 |

We were joined by Johannesburg-based DJ and visual artist, Zara Julius, in the studio this month – in town to promote her new film MIXED SPACE. Read More

Varkala Festival debuts this August

March 24, 2016 |

Say hello to Varkala – a new three day 500-capacity festival situated on the outskirts of London and launching this Summer.

Taking place between the 5th and 7th of August at the Hill Farm site in Theydon Bois, the lineup boasts a … Read More

New record store Koncept Music opens in Dalston

January 25, 2016 |

A new record store has opened in Dalston on Kingsland High Street. Koncept Music was launched last month by Greg Brockmann, resident DJ for London promoters Half Baked, and offers a refined range of British, European and Stateside house and techno, … Read More

Five Essentials: Dark Sky

January 11, 2016 |

2016 is set to be a landmark year for Dark Sky. Having displayed an impressive strength in musical versatility via a plethora of singles and EPs on key labels such as Mister Saturday Night, 50 Weapons and TectonicRead More