Culture, Music

Ruby and the Vines & Fur @ the Vortex Jazz Club

Ruby and the Vines, Vortex Jazz Cafe, Mar 23, 2013 by Aaron LeeBass players don’t get enough props. And female bass players get even less.

It’s the likes of Shingai Shoniwa (Noisette), Lindsey ‘Lyn-Z’ Way (Mindless Self Indulgence) and Tina Weymouth (Talking Heads) who’ve had club goers and rock fans shaking to the beat.

Binisa Bonner (pictured above) is another name to add to that list. As Ruby and the Vines, she and her band shook up the place at the Vortex Jazz Club in Dalston on Saturday night.

Culture, Music

Record Store Day 2013 desirables

Record Store Day 2012 releases by Aurelien Guichard (Apr 2012)There are three things you can never be sure of in this life: the weather, buses turning up on time and technology.

Last night, it was that latter that was stopping me, and thousands of other eager record obsessives, from seeing all the special releases for Record Store Day 2013.