The Mission are finally calling it quits and have been doing a "Farewell Tour" of Europe. The tour culminates at London's Shepherds Bush Empire end of february 2008 with four nights in succession, each night promising to deliver an entire performance of one the band's first four albums in turn. There was released 5 discs from this 4 days event, one is a bonus disc. The Mission where playing an exclusive four-show event at the Shepherds Bush Empire in London UK between 27th February and 1st March. Each show sees the band dedicate an entire album (covering the band's first four albums 'First Chapter', God's Own Medicine', 'Children' and 'Carved in Sand') plus favourite tracks from that era for that show.
On August 12, 1944, Lieutenant Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., heir to one of America's most glamorous fortunes, son of the disgraced former ambassador to Great Britain, and big brother to freshly minted PT-109 hero JFK, hoisted himself up into a highly modified B-24 Liberator bomber. The munitions he was carrying that day were fifty percent more powerful than TNT.Kennedy's mission was part of Operation Aphrodite/Project Anvil, a desperate American effort to rescue London from a rain of German V-1 and V-2 missiles.
Slowly Rolling Camera formed in Cardiff in 2013 and brought together four wildly talented musicians from diverse backgrounds in vocalist/lyricist Dionne Bennett, composer/keyboardist Dave Stapleton, drummer Elliot Bennett and producer/sound design artist Deri Roberts. The result was a captivating hybrid of these influences: trip hop, jazz, soul, electronic music fused into a new and unique soundscape. The product was their eponymous album, released on Edition Records in February 2014, described by The Guardian as a ‘powerful newcomer with Rising Star written all over it.