We´re only a week away from the release of Hackney Colliery Band´s new album Collaborations: Volume One, following their widely acclaimed Sharpener, released in 2016.
To bring the album to life,the East London collective enlisted a stellar cast of guests, including Mulatu Astatke, James Taylor, Angélique Kidjo, Roundhouse Choir, Dennis Rollins, Pete Wareham, and Bugge Wesseltoft, amongst others.
Today they share two phenomenal new tracks from the album, ‘Crushing Lactic,’ composed by incredibly talented British composer and pianist Tom Rogerson, and ‘Derashe’ featuring Mulatu Astatke. Take a listen to both now.
Collaborations: Volume One is out on June 7th through Veki