South West gem Fieldview Festival have announced that they will be taking an indefinite hiatus after this year’s festival in August. While we’re sad to see them go, we can take some consolation in the fact that they’re seeing things out with a bang – inviting longtime Fieldview friends The Mouse Outfit to headline.  The …

French trip hop troupe and independent record label Chinese Man came to the O2 Academy with their new album Shikantaza. A Japanese translation of a Chinese term, Shikantaza is a Zen Buddhist practice called ‘Silent Illumination’ or ‘nothing but (shikan) precisely (da) sitting (za)’. It describes the process of being completely in the moment, emptying …