Bombino – Tar Hani

If anyone ever suggested that you must be situated in the centre of London or New York to see talent make it through the ranks -- Just look at Bombino's story -- This Tuareg guitarist from the depths of Niger proves that concentrating on making great music eventually filters through to those who search for... Continue Reading →

Mi Rumba – Kyodai (Genius of Time Remix)

Yes! Get your weekend started off right with this groovy teaser from none other than the master duo Kyodai. Mi Rumba remixed by Genius of Time is an igniter. Have a sniff and start shaking that booty. From all of us at the Sniff Assemble with love. J. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6-2X8-Zfqo

Tom Bailey – Patriarch

  A moving tune - full of soul from Bailey's new EP 'Collections'. This is one of his most compelling compositions so far. Great voice - Nice Echo - great mellow vibes altogether. This type of soulfulness is refreshing in this day and age. ---------Enjoy----------       https://open.spotify.com/track/3Iaf6AM4UVbQ2N8fdDrsXv

Koelle & Elli – All You Got {Joshua James edit}

Shades of Kollektiv Turmstrasse’s remix of ‘The  Black 80s’ about this one. Stellar job done here by XOYOs Joshua James: I’ve said it before on this- James is certainly making some truely great sounds lately. Really deserves more recognition - especially ‘flux’. https://youtu.be/pvzPYbhwbKQ

Marcus Worgull – Skango

‘Raga muffin is tha Bizniss!!’ In the words of marcelino de Lua from that song that was in FIFA 06 - ramble aside - this tune is absolutely insane. Those drums! That dub!  So peculiar: and yes of course- Worgull was signed up by Innervisions! That Dixon fella sure can scout: worth an oul listen... Continue Reading →

Amadou Balake – Massa Kamba (Ben Gomori’s Massabattical edit)

On the lurk deep into the magical varied bag of Optimo music you can find the most eclectic and electric music. Vibes a plenty - I don’t even know what ‘massabbatical’ is meant to mean - but the music is exemplary! The horns : the rhythm : the bass! You cannot be in a foul... Continue Reading →

Biig Piig – Flirt

  New release from Jess AKA Biig Piig from her upcoming EP. Soft, chill and meaningful as always. Big big future! Catch her vibing out in ElectroWerkz London on 17th April. Keep scheming, keep humble! Fresh Fresh! https://open.spotify.com/track/2rFt3ufd8XVsueP5IvnUS5?si=mbIwyGekRge70b1PJjgaaQ  

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