Pete Buckenham

Pete OntheCorner is a DJ / Label Boss / Intrepid sound-explorer and music journalist. Starting OntheCorner records followed years of digging stores, investigating international scenes, DJing and writing about music. A passion for exploring music cultures led to Pete embarking on a year revelling in the contemporary music scene’s of African capitals travelling across the continent to hear new sounds from the street. His label and DJ sets journey with sounds from drinking spots, basements and stages from all corners. Modal jazz to disco-fied house to electronica from East Africa, the Andes, Poona or Peckham all sustain Pete’s hungry ears.

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Pete Buckenham’s Best of 2015:

1. Cara Stacey – Things That Grow (Kit) Review here

2. Charles Lloyd – Wild Man Dance (Blue Note) Review here

3. Nat Birchall – Invocations (Jazzman) Review here

4. Auntie Flo -Theory of Flo (Huntleys + Palmers)

5. Eska – Eska (Naim)

6. Owiny Sigoma Band – Nyanza (Brownswood)

7. Brian Ellis Group – Escondido Sessions (El Paraiso) Review here

8. TisDass – Yamedan (Sahel Sounds)

9. Roots Manuva – Bleeds (Big Dada)

10. Sarah Williams White – Of The New World (First Word)

11. Songhoy Blues – Music in Exile (Transgressive)

12. Romare – Projections (Ninja Tune)

13. Bastien Keb – Dinking In The Shadows of Zizou (One-Handed) Review here

14. Jimi Tenor & Umo – Mysterium Magnum (Herakles)

15. Sons of Kemet – Lest We Forget What We Came Here to Do (Naim)

16. Dele Sosimi – You No Fit Touch Am (Wah Wah 45s)

17. El Mahdy Jr – Ghost Tapes (Discrepant)

18. Géraud Portal & Etienne Déconfin – Brothers (Gaya Music Production) Review here

19. Kode9 ‎– Nothing (Hyperdub)

20. iZem – Hafa Blue (Private Press)

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