BEAT OF THE WEEK // EP 12

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Each week the track getting the most love and air time at  B R E A K T H E L O O P  H Q  gets a feature on the blog. This week it’s: So this week we take a little departure from the usual format of these weekly posts. Pretty Damn Special has been playing at B R E A K T H E L O O P  H Q a lot over the last few months, in part because I actually co-wrote and produced the album that it’s from and in part because it’s just so damn…

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BEAT OF THE WEEK // EP11

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Each week the track getting the most love and air time at  B R E A K T H E L O O P  H Q  gets a feature on the blog. This week it’s: A little slice of folk for you this week. Jono McCleery has re-recorded Robert Wyatt’s ‘Age of Self’ (a politicised track from 1984 aimed to raise money for charity) and it still feels lyrically relevant today although perhaps within a slightly different context. Jono was born deaf, developed hearing around the age of 5 and didn’t pick up an instrument for most of his youth….

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BEAT OF THE WEEK // EP10

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Each week the track getting the most love and air time at  B R E A K T H E L O O P  H Q  gets a feature on the blog. This week it’s: Sometimes an artist strolls in from nowhere and stops you in your tracks due to the sheer strength of their musicality and talent. Now, I know not everybody is a jazz fan but if you do dabble with it, Gregory Porter is the man of the moment. He has an ability to cross the genre lines between so many sounds and I do think it’s helping…

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BEAT OF THE WEEK // EP9

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Each week the track getting the most love and air time at  B R E A K T H E L O O P  H Q  gets a feature on the blog. This week it’s: I’m not sure there’s much to say about this track other than its Hip Hop’s finest doing what he does best. We saw him in London at the Roundhouse a couple of months ago, the first time I had ever seen him perform live, and its been on rotation regularly.  I guarantee it will be stuck in your head before you know it.

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