EVERYTHING IS RECORDED – CARRY ME

After the critical acclaim with which the first Everything Is Recorded project was met, XL Recordings boss Richard Russell announces that there’ll be a follow-up EP alongside new single ‘Carry Me’” featuring Nigerian vocalist Obongjayar and British Bahraini trumpet and flugelhorn player Yazz Ahmed.  The forthcoming project will be entitled ‘8AM’ and is set to feature 6-tracks,…

EVERYTHING IS RECORDED – RICHARD RUSSELL

XL Recordings boss Richard Russell brings together Giggs, Sampha, Syd, Kamasi Washington, Wiki and so many more on new release ‘Everything Is Recorded’.  The project’s first incarnation came in the form of five track EP ‘Close But Not Quite‘, the title track from which is recycled on ‘Everything Is Recorded’.  The mixture of styles on…

EVERYTHING IS RECORDED – CLOSE BUT NOT QUITE

XL Recordings founder Richard Russell releases new project ‘Close But Not Quite’ under the name ‘Everything Is Recorded’.  The collaborative, five-track collection begins with a duet of sorts, between the late, great Curtis Mayfield and rising star Sampha.  It’s followed by version of Gil Scott Heron’s ‘Me And The Devil’ featuring Giggs, before a jarring Objonjayer/Warren Ellis collaboration…