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Total Refreshment Centre

Ensemble of artists affiliated with International Anthem and Total Refreshment Centre performing at the Barbican centre under purple light

Part of the sprawling EFG London Jazz Festival’s 30th anniversary, a recent showcase at the Barbican Centre celebrated the work of Chicago label International Anthem and London venue Total Refreshment Centre in building boundary-pushing artistic connections. Sam Walton learns the story of this link up, and speaks to those involved about its resonance 

Just after 11 PM on the first Saturday of the EFG London Jazz Festival, capping off the Chicago x London evening of experimental improvised music...

Total Refreshment Centre celebrated in new compilation on Blue Note Records

The seven-track release touches on jazz, dub, hip-hop, drill and other sounds

Blue Note Records is releasing a compilation highlighting some of the artists and music that emerged from the community around former East London live music...