Album Review: “First Light” – Village Of The Sun. Words: Sammy Stein

Village of The Sun  ‘ First Light’ A few years back, I was vaguely watching Jools Holland’s ‘Later’ on the BBC. A due came on, and I was awake -searing sax and wonderfully intuitive drumming– and such energy. That duo was Binker Golding on sax and  Moses Boyd on drums. I contacted them through their …

Blog interview: Inky Nite

Congratulations on the release of “Dream Totem” how does it feel?Flick: “We’re over the moon to finally show everyone ‘Dream Totem’ – we think this might be our best Inky Nite tune yet!” What’s the story behind it?Jim: “The latest single ‘Dream Totem’ was the first thing we recorded for our three-track debut EP. It …

Album Review: “Music In The Air” – Mark Christian Miller. Words: Sammy Stein

Music in the Air Being jazz correspondent for Platinum Mind can lead to discoveries and ‘Music In The Air’ from US musician Mark Christian Miller, featuring renowned West Coast musicians Jamieson Trotter on piano and arrangements, Mike Gurrola on bass, Kevin Winard on drums, Larry Koonse on guitar and Danny Janklow on alto sax, is …