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Adwm Dope af! Fire fire. Favorite track: SE Discotheque.
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Martin Griffith A beautiful soundtrack to the South London jazz & beats scene. Gets better with every listen.

Having seen the band play it live at the launch gig I hope that there is going to be a re-mix set; as there are some real deep grooves waiting to get out. Favorite track: Mind's Eye.
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Tim Colmant Puur magic here ! Thanks a lot guys !
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thesecretlist The preview track Tanners Tango is a beautiful mix of disjointed electronic soundscapes, part dubstep, part 2 step over a jazz aesthetic. Quite simply brilliant.
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Twistedsoul Jones and Owin take in jazz, broken beat, 2step and more and do so in fine style. This one is going to do some damage to our speakers!
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Joe Armon-Jones & Maxwell Owin are forces to be reckoned with. Both integral parts of the burgeoning South London jazz scene, these young musicians contribute to numerous outfits including Ata Kak, Jamie Isaac, MC Pinty, Moses Boyd Exodus and Ezra Collective, as well as pushing their own solo projects.

This is their first combined effort.

'Idiom' is the result of multiple collaborations under the direction of Joe and Maxwell. Featuring Nubya Garcia, Oscar Jerome and Jake Long, it is heavily influenced by the hardcore continuum and covers everything from 2-step, broken-beat and house to jazz and dub.

Having been compared to artists like 4hero, Floating Points, Harvey Sutherland and Moodymann all in the same breath, and already garnering support from Radio 6 Music's Gilles Peterson, Musica Macondo's Tim Garcia and Jazz FM's Chris Philips, this is an accomplished body of work by some of the most exciting young talent in London right now.

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released September 8, 2017

PRODUCTION: Maxwell Owin
KEYBOARDS: Joe Armon-Jones
DRUMS: Jake Long
BASS: Maxwell Owin
TENOR SAXOPHONE: Nubya Garcia
GUITAR: Oscar Jerome

Special thanks to
Sonic Verse, Mutale Chashi
Ben Hayes, Marina Blake
Tim Garcia, YAM Records
Friends & Family
Artwork by Rago Foot

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YAM Records is a record shop in Peckham specialising in second hand vinyl and new releases from choice independent labels. Continuing our celebration of local talent, both unsung and established, we aim to bring all styles of music together under the YAM Recordings wing. ... more

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