Author Archives: frasermcbrooks

Throwback: Pangaea – Space Odyssey

Exams are over. The jolly feeling of the festive season is melting away, and once again temperatures are plummeting. Deep into the most depressing of months and it’s time for a party with another chilly instalment of Winter Pangaea. Tickets have been like gold dust for the past week, rarer than Wu Tang‘s latest album, […]

Throwback: Neighbourhoods – Fatima & The Eglo Live Band and Alexander Nut

The latest instalment of a pioneering new night by Joshua Brooks went down on Friday night. With up and coming Fatima, backed by the Eglo Live Band and with label boss Alexander Nut on the bill, the night was full of promise. And didn’t it just deliver! The reliable line up of local Manchester residents […]


Earlier this year Jamie XX released ‘Girl’ and ‘Sleep Sound’ as a joint release. Both had serious airplay, particularly ‘Sleep Sound’ which featured in the 6Music playlist for a while. Personally I preferred the more atmospheric, gradually building ‘Girl’, and here’s why… What I loved about ‘Girl’ was the discovery of an electro-funk group of […]