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UKNY for February 24

Ezra Collective (photo by Dan Medhurst, PR)

Ezra Collective (photo by Dan Medhurst, PR)


Add London's exhilarating Ezra Collective to the wave of modern jazz artists reinvigorating the genre, like Thundercat, the Comet is Coming, and Kamasi Washington. Ezra Collective's debut album, You Can't Steal My Joy, is released on April 26 and on UKNY at 11, another track from the quintet who've got an upcoming gig at Brooklyn's Rough Trade on March 10.

Glasgow's Stina Tweeddale strips down Honeyblood as her own one-woman project and Jeremy Warmsley, who moonlights in Summer Camp, continues his year-long solo journey documenting every month—and he has something to say about the wintry abyss of February.  Also, Aldous Harding, Rozi Plain, IDER, Black Country New Road, Underworld, Fold, and Hannah Peel's neat twist on an iconic song from the '80s.

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Songs played:

1. Honeyblood, “The Third Degree,” In Plain Sight
2. (Detroit, US) Aretha Franklin, “I Say a Little Prayer,” Aretha Now
3. Fold feat. Potent Whisper, “We’re the Ones,” We’re the Ones
4. Ezra Collective, “Quest for Coin,” You Can’t Steal My Joy
5. (Dublin, IE) Fontaines D.C., “Big,” Dogrel
6. Black Country New Road, “Athen’s France,” single
7. Maverick Sabre feat. Jorja Smith, “Slow Down,” When I Wake Up
8. IDER, “Brown Sugar,” single
9. Rozi Plain, “Conditions,” What a Boost
10. Hannah Peel, “Just Like Honey,” single
11. The Cinematic Orchestra feat. Heidi Vogel, “A Promise,” To Believe
12. Jeremy Warmsley, “February,” A Year
13. (Lyttelton, NZ) Aldous Harding, “The Barrel,” Designer
14. (France) Nicole Croisille, Pierre Barouh, Francis Lai “Un Homme et Une Femme,” Soundtrack for Un Homme et Une Femme
15. Underworld, “Molehill,” Drift Part 2