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'Let Me Be' feat Amp Fiddler included in iTunes Nu Jazz Essentials Compilation

A track from my Rising Son LP, 'Let Me Be' has been included by Nick Luscombe in an iTunes Nu Jazz Essentials Compilation.
It's a great selection and costs £19.75 to buy all the songs.

Click the link below to go check it out!
https://itunes.apple.com/gb/playlist/the-basics/id428555270?wm=1

Nu Jazz Essentials
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Musicity Live at The Architecture Foundation

On Tuesday 19th April 2011 at The Architecture Foundation on Tooley St in London, Ski Oakenfull and Palm Skin Productions will be performing a live set featuring reconstructed versions of all seven Musicity tracks with special visuals created especially for the night, alongside a DJ set from Nick Luscombe.

You can find more info on this special event here:
http://www.architecturefoundation.org.uk/programme/2011/musicity

Please check out a short excerpt below from the track I contributed to the project..

Musicity Flyer
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Ayota Release EP in Aid of Japanese Red Cross Tsunami Appeal

RELEASE DATE: 29th April 2011
Ayota -
Sonen EP
PRIM-010EP
Japan is a very special place for me, where I have had some incredible experiences and been truly inspired by the people and culture. I have some very dear friends and close family from various parts of the country, so when I saw the shocking images of the Earthquake and Tsunami over a week ago, I was horrified. It was hard to imagine such a beautiful place being destroyed in such a short space of time. So in light of this event, Primaudial Records are releasing an EP from my Ambient Electronic project Ayota, featuring two brand new tracks. All proceeds of this release will go directly to the Japan Red Cross Tsunami Appeal.
You can purchase the EP NOW from Ski's Record Shop, or wait until 29 April 2011 to buy from iTunes, Traxsource, Beatport etc.
If you would like to review or play these tracks in advance of the release date, please contact the label giving full details.

Ayota - Hitotsu played on BBC Radio 3 Late Junction

On 15th Feb 2011 Nick Luscombe began another fortnight in the Late Junction chair and featured the track 'Hitotsu' from my Ayota 'Helicopter Cuts' Album.

You can check out the whole show here on iPlayer:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00yhs52

For more info on 'Helicopter Cuts' please go here:
https://www.skioakenfull.com/discography/ayota/helicopter_cuts

Nick Luscombe
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NRJ Radio Broadcast : Ski Live at Electro Deluxe - Le Fish Club in Lyon

I've just unearthed a gig I did on 6th October 2000 in France as part of my promotional tour for the 'Life Changes' album. The gig was at a club called 'Le Fish' which was basically a boat on the river in Lyon

The night was called 'Electro Deluxe' and it was broadcast live on NRJ Radio..

I've uploaded some photos of the gig here.

The band consisted of a 'power trio'...
Jim Carmichael - Drums
Francis Hylton - Bass
Ski Oakenfull - Keys & Vocals

I have created a page now for all 6 tracks:
https://www.skioakenfull.com/audio/nrj_radio_broadcast_ski_live_at_elect...

Here is a sampler..
The track is called 'Undercover'

Ski Live at Electro Deluxe - Le Fish Club in Lyon
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Musicity London

I have recently been commissioned alongside six other artists to compose a piece of music in response to a building, location or aspect of London that inspired me. I chose the BT Tower. The idea is that you can visit these locations at specific times to exclusively hear and download the tracks through the Musicity App which will be available soon. The project will be 'live' from October 1st. Meanwhile you can visit these links to get more information:
Musicity Website: http://musicity.info/

Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Musicity-London/153027054720509

Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/MusicityLondon

Musicity London is part of The Story Of London Festival that runs 01.10.10 - 10.10.10

Musicity London 2010

Phil Asher Remix of 'Jealousy' by Noel McKoy

Here's a great new remix of the track 'Jealousy' from Noel McKoy's latest album 'Brighter Day'. I co-wrote it with Bluey & Noel a while ago. Not sure when its out, but it will be the next single.

Check his myspace page for more info:
http://www.myspace.com/noelmckoy

Brighter Day - Noel McKoy
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New Remix of Incognito's "1975"

Here's another remix! This time of the fantastic '1975' track from their 'Transatlantic RPM' album. It features the wonderful vocals of Joy Rose. I'll keep you posted with release details.. meanwhile check out a preview below!

1975 - Incognito
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New Remix of Incognito's "Lowdown"

I've just completed a remix of the Incognito track "Lowdown" from their "Transatlantic RPM" album. It features vocals from Mario Biondi and Chaka Khan. Release details to follow, meanwhile here's a sneak preview!

Lowdown - Incognito
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Ayota gig at The Big Chill House 29th July 2010

I'll be playing as part of Nick Luscombe's Flomotion night..
The line up will include:
Myself (Keyboards)
Palm Skin Productions (Keyboards & FX)
Jeremy Shaw (Guitar)
Special Guest (Vocals)

More info here:
https://www.skioakenfull.com/gigs/ayota/29july2010

And the Facebook Event page is here:
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=133114613394888&ref=mf

Hope you can make it!

Flomotion The Big Chill House 2010