2017 / Jason Boardman / Aficionado

Jason Boardman is one half – the other being Moonboots – of Balearic Beat-keeping duo / party / label / institution, Aficionado. Aficionado enters its twentieth year in 2018. I asked Jason for a few personal highlights from 2017.

I had a great time at Love International so I`m looking forward to returning there in 2018, especially with it being 20 years of `Nado. We’ve got some nice records coming out next year, and hopefully a there`ll be compilation. We`ll also do a few events, starting with a John Stammers show on January 31st.

My favourite show of 2017 was Sarathy Korwar at The Great Escape in Brighton. I discovered him there, then disappeared into a wormhole of his work. I particularly loved the Emanative 45, Ominous Shanti, that he played percussion on. Seek it out.

Ominous Shanti emanative

Three Tracks For Dancing

Tenderlonious – Song For My Father

Androo – Naya E.P.

Beauty Bits by CW – What Have We Done?

Three Tracks For Chilling

Bendith – Bendith E.P.

Good Measure Volume 2 

Leonidas & Kay Suzuki – Interstellar Meditation

Three Long Players

Hampshire and Foat – Galaxies Like Grains Of Sand

Nordso And Theill – Nordso And Theill

Penguin Cafe – The Imperfect Sea

Three Re-issues

Barney Wilen – Moshi

Jeff Resnick – School Of American Craftsmen

Jeff Resnick - School For American Craftsmen

Yasuaki Shimizu – Kakashi

Three Compilations 

Moonboots – Moments In Time

Phil Mison – Out Of The Blue

World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda

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