Monthly Archives: May 2012

As Seen On Youtube: Go Right.

Back in the 80’s/90’s, the biggest videogame genre wasn’t first person shooters like Call of Duty and Halo, it was 2d side-scrollers like Mario, Sonic and Metroid; games on a flat two dimensional viewing angle where you moved to the … Continue reading

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Poejazzi June 10th Giveaway: Shakka – Drivin’

We’re gearing up towards our relaunch and our first event for 2012 and the sun is fully compliant with our plans! Huzzah! So what better way to propel us into summer then to a) give you a pressie (because presents … Continue reading

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Poejazzi Recommends: Alex Gwyther and Michael Robbins

Two very different collections with lots of reasons to go and purchase them/order them straight to the sofa spot you like to partake in higher intellectual pursuits than Come Dine With Me. Nasty Little Press (that cool publishing universe where … Continue reading

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Poejazzi June 10th Featured Artist: The Insomniax.

Sometimes, when we listen to Insomniax we imagine Platinum Pied Pipers are doing an album with Little Dragon featuring the Mitchell Brothers. Other times we’re too busy throwing shapes to think. (throwing shapes is a non-thinking exercise, FYI; if you’re … Continue reading

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Brainchild Festival 29 June – 1July, Wokingham

Poet Bridget Minamore, who will be joining the Poejazzi blog network later in the year, is one of the brains behind the curation of the Brainchild Festival and it looks absolutely fantastic. Brainchild is not your usual overpriced summer festival … Continue reading

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Poejazzi Recommends: Kate Tempest’s play – Wasted

Kate Tempest’s play about life, love and losing the plot is touring nationwide. For those of you who haven’t come across Kate yet in your spoken word voyage of discovery she is a poet/rapper/frontwoman of festival favourite Sound of Rum. … Continue reading

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Poejazzi Recommends: LV & Joshua Idehen supporting Spoek Mathambo

Poejazzi favourites LV (Hyperdub/Keysound) alongside collaborator Benin City frontman Joshua Idehen (Audio Doughnuts) will be supporting South Africa’s finest MC (and one of the world’s coolest in general) Spoek Mathambo. Spoek’s new album is an extension of the urban meets gothic ‘township tech’ … Continue reading

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Poejazzi Presents: SCRIMSHIRE + Support. Sunday June 10th at C.A.M.P

After five years as ‘London’s premier spoken word night’ Poejazzi relaunches with a new website, a series of apps and exciting visual collaborations. To celebrate, we are returning to C.A.M.P with one of its finest lineups ever: WahWah45’s own Adam Scrimshire will be performing … Continue reading

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Heidi Vogel: The penultimate act to be announced for Poejazzi June!

It might be fair to say we have a thing for Cinematic Orshestra collaborator Heidi Vogel. She’s been a regular feature at Poejazzi nights, for bloody good reason; she’s got a gob-droppingly incredible voice; the tears-inducing, bypass the brain to … Continue reading

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Poejazzi presents Benin City – Baby (Official Video)

We highly, strongly and deeply recommend you watch the new Benin City video. My reasons why are as follows: A) This twisted love song is officially amazing. Equally amazing people such as Huey Morgan (BBC6) to John Kennedy (Xfm) to … Continue reading

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