After previously producing tracks on Beyoncé’s soundtrack for the 2019 remake of Disney’s The Lion King and teaming up for projects with Sons of Kemet, Soweto Kinch and Four Tet, accomplished London jazz drummer and producer Moses Boyd released his debut solo album Dark Matter last year – and was promptly shortlisted for the Mercury Award.
Blending UK grime with afrobeat, jungle and jazz stylings, Dark Matter was a thrilling blur of Black music from the global diaspora that draws as much from the legacy of Miles Davis as it does from Dizzee Rascal. A freewheeling record of dancefloor crossover and London underground club sounds, the album made a memorable statement from a gifted young artist, boldly weaving together different genres. A songwriter, composer and bandleader, Boyd’s energetic live shows are always a joy for the feet as well as the head.
Location: Edinburgh Park, Lochside Way, Edinburgh, EH12 9GG
This year's contemporary music programme takes place at our purpose-built outdoor venue in Edinburgh Park.
Our outdoor venues are covered, but you should come dressed appropriately for the weather, including suitable footwear for walking across grass.
The venue is accessible by tram, bus, parking at Heritage Gate parking, and Ingliston Park and Ride. See below for more information.
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