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COR at Southsea Old Guard – Spring 2018

COR Fam on duty again this weekend at The Vaults for Southsea Old Guard Spring 2018.

All day, 40 DJs across 3 rooms, AND a record fair, all in aid of the most worthiest of causes No More Durty Water.

So get down, shake a tail feather and put a couple of quid in the tin. It’s gonna be a gooden.

Big Love.

The COR Fam

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COR at Common People!

VERY excited to be playing at the Common People festival on Sunday 27th May!

Here’s a link to the website, check out the full line-up, looks like it’s going to be a right COR-ker!!

Hope you can join us!

Big Love.

The COR Fam

 

PS. Click here for the event page

 

$hitdisco invite Civilisation Of the Rough

 Friends of COR Pete Callard, Brad Goddard and the $hitdisco crew have very kindly invited us to join them at their residency at Overdraft in Winchester to spin some shit disco of our own. And let’s face it, we’ve got plenty of that!

$hitdisco invite Civilisation Of the Rough

Overdraft Craft Ale Bar & Taqueria

Friday 23rd Feb 2018

5 Jewry St, Winchester SO23 8RZ

Kicks of at 7pm, goes on til close. If you’re coming along from Portsmouth, you can get the last train home.

So, if you fancy some COR aural loveliness and fancy something different this wonderful Friday evening, please, join us! Would be lovely to see you.

Big Love.

Thanks for having us – 4th Nov 2017!

What a day! Southsea, Brighton and Southsea again.

Great day all in. The Southsea Old Guard Event raised £775 for No More Dury Water! Leon and Steve had a great show in Brighton on the amazing 1btn.fm , and Steve even made it back to Portsmouth to join Rosko, Hoody, Mark AND Maxi Jazz at the Wedgewood Rooms! Top day. Hugh thanks to Charlie and Luke for getting us involved in their respective events, much-appreciated gents.

Big Love.

What a day we have for you!

What a day we have for you today! The COR fam representing at ‘THE SOUTHSEA OLD GUARD’ fundraiser for No More Durty Water at the Vaults in Southsea. Start 12pm til 12am. 30 of Southsea’s finest deck monkeys. Free entry, but come with a giving spirt and chuck a few quid in the bucket.

Then it’s off to Brighton for our monthly RADIO COR show on the freshly rebranded 1BTN http://1btn.fm 2-6pm.

Then it’s back to Pompey for the incredible MAXI JAZZ of Faithless fame at the Wedgewood Rooms. Beats and Swing have rounded up some of Southsea’s finest collectives to support. You’ll be entertained royally by the beats and swings crew, Hipshaker, Monkey Love Stunt Team and of course the COR boys. Still a few tickets left but be quick!

What a day! Very much looking forward to it. Hopefully see you at some point for chin chin, hip hip and a shake of the ol tail feathers.

Big love.

Exclusive Steve Cobby Guest mix on Radio COR

The Civilisation Of the Rough fam take their monthly trip along the coast to host the Radio COR show on 1 Brighton FM (first Sat of every month, 2-6pm).

For our October show (Sat 7th Oct), we have something VERY special for the COR faithful. Ahead of the release of his cracking new album, we’ve been lucky enough to get an exclusive 60min guest mix from none other than Steve Cobby to play on the show!

Steve’s new album, Hemidemisemiquaver,  is out the end of Oct, and it’s a gooden. Chilled down, sometimes dubby, sometimes a hint of Fila Brazilia, always quality.

Here’s what others have said about it:

LAURENT GARNIER- WWFM & MEUH “Lovely atmosphere, beautiful deep chilled funkiness. A Great album. Perfect for late summer..”

MAX ESSA – WARP RECORDS “Love this! A deeply satisfying experience beginning to end. From the languid beauty of ‘Cherry-Skin Blanket’ and ‘Fixing The Shadows’ to the nocturnal throb of ‘Canyons of Lower Manhattan’ I look forward to playing this for many nights to come.”

TRIS TIAN B WWFM / BOILER ROOM “This album sounds dope. I’d love to play it on Worldwide FM…”

PHIL MISON – CANTOMA “A beautiful piece of work by Steve Cobby. There’s something on this wonderful album for everybody..”
 
PAUL MURPHY – CLAREMONT 56 / LENG  “Really lovely album. Fixing The Shadows is the track for me. I’ll be playing this one for sure

High praise indeed!

here’s the press release:

Well over a quarter of a century has passed since Steve Cobby’s music first appeared in record stores, but the Hull musician has lost none of his appetite for writing and releasing new music. Having re-introduced himself to the record buying public via the critically acclaimed Saudade album back in 2104, Cobby has gone on to release a string of fine solo records under his given name. This October, the former Fila Brazillia and Heights of Abraham member is set to release a brand new album, Hemidemisemiquaver, and it could well be his most accomplished solo work yet.

Written and produced in the “Shedio” at the bottom of his garden,the album is little less than a kaleidoscopic musical trip through the hive mind of our hirsute hero. Those with a wide musical palette will spot a dizzying array of influences – from dub, trip-hop, lounge jazz and Balearica, to wide-eyed electronica, early ‘80s NYC synth-pop, Pat Metheny style jazz-fusion and sweaty drum and bass – as well as a few sly nods to Cobby’s own musical past. It’s as vibrant, colourful and effervescent a set as you’ll hear all year, packed full of warm, attractive and melodious tracks that sidestep conventional categorization.

Really, we should expect little less from Steve Cobby, a man whose musical resume looks more impressive with every passing year. Most will know of his production partnership with Dave McSherry under the Fila Brazilia alias; after all, the duo’s career spanned 14 years and resulted in 12 acclaimed albums and over 70 remixes for the likes of Radiohead, Busta Rhymes, Black Uhuru, Simple Minds, Moloko and the Orb. Some will be aware, too, of his involvement with Pork Recordings, the eclectic, open-minded imprint that became a byword for quality throughout the 1990s. It was on Pork that he released his first solo material as The Solid Doctor (he later also recorded as White Dopes on Funk and JJ Fuchs).

Although now famed for his solo work, Steve Cobby has spent much of career collaborating with others. There was his collaboration with former Chakk members Sim Lister and Jake Herries as Heights of Abraham (whose inspired Electric Hush album is now considered one of the finest downtempo sets of the 1990s), a surprise hook-up with legendary pianist and composer Harold Budd, and a string of singles co-produced by former Cabaret Voltaire man Stephen Mallinder.

Earlier this year Mr Cobby turned soundtrack composer via a film about Hull created for the city’s 12-month stint as European City of Culture. He also found time to collaborate with playwright Russ Litten on “For The Many”, an inspiring anthem for a better Britain that led to a blossoming friendship with Jeremy Corbyn. Clearly, the Labour leader has impeccable taste.

So, if you like the sound of that, be sure to check out Steve’s website and bag a pre-order copy. In the meantime, tune in to the Radio COR show 2-6pm Sat 7th Oct and get yourselves an earful of Steve’s exclusive guest mix on our show!

Big Love.

COR Slient Disco at Charmed Life Festival

Saturday 23rd September – Victoria Park, Portsmouth

Civilisation of the Rough will be on city centre groove action this Saturday as they host the Silent Disco Tent at the Charmed Life Festival in Victoria Park, Portsmouth.

Adult tickets are £20 for the day which also includes a main stage and an acoustic stage, check out this link for tickets.

The full COR team will be on duty delivering the usual array of underground disco, house and Balearic grooves.

Big Love.

Charmed Life Festival Event Page

COR Event Page

Eklectica – Well that was fun!

Massive thank you to the Eklectica team for giving us a great day out. The setup was amazing, your hospitality was second to none and we all had proper loads of fun! Looking forward to the next one!

COR at Eklectica Festival

9th – 10th September 2017. Robin Hill, Isle of White

The COR Fam are heading over to the island for this brand new festival at Robin Hill.

Taking over the Woodland stage Saturday 9th Sept with the usual cacophony of aural treats. Disco, House, Love. Join us!

Tickets available via the Eklectica FB page.

More details on the Eklectica website.

See you at the front!

Big Love.

Farm Fest ’17 – Yup, it was a gooden!

Huge thanks to the Farm Fest crew for inviting us along, their incredible hospitality and most of all for putting on one of the best Farm Fests yet! Top work gents, a cracking time was had by all!

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