Live from Liverpool: The Loft - Curated By Melodic Distraction

04.09.2021 Sitka Sun

Patrick Murphy
More about this show
  • AFROBEAT
  • BRAZILIAN MUSIC
  • DEEP HOUSE
  • DOWNTEMPO
  • LOUNGE
Episode

Since 2000, Patrick Murphy has performed as a bassist, guitarist, composer, vinyl selector, and soundsystem operator.

With a diverse and versatile background in all things music, Murphy encompasses a sound that blends his thirst for roots music from around the globe, conservatory studies of classical & jazz, and inquiries into contemporary sounds that blur the acoustic and electronic realms.

With a lifelong career in the piano restoration trade, he has a keen interest in woodworking, acoustics and the intrinsic healing power of sound. At the intersection of a deep love of the reggae sound systems of Jamaica and the UK, led Murphy to build his first soundsystem, debuted at the end of 2019.

After years of being a sideman and DJ, Murphy began to hone in on a new, but classic, sound and formed his cosmic jazz ensemble Sitka Sun.

Tracklist

Tamikrest – Toumast anlet
Femi Kuti – Do Your Best (Faze Action Remix)
Dexter Story – Buna Be Chow (feat. Jimetta Rose)
The Allenko Brotherhood Ensemble/Tony Allen V. Tweak – Leroy
Antenna – Going Out
Beatfanatic – Jogando Capoeira
Mr. Hermano – Como Um Soul (Brazilian Beat Mix)
The Underworld – Angel’s Calling (Wild Pitch Mix)
Ezikiel – The Women From Balkan feat. Dejan Andjelovic (Luciano Dub)
East Of Eden – Revolutionary Words
Koloman – Impression I – The Sea
Pablo Bolivar – Kuiu

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