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Nubya Garcia launches own imprint and new EP

London based saxophonist, composer and bandleader Nubya Garcia returns with a new EP When We Are

A year after debut release Nubya’s 5ive, London based saxophonist, composer and bandleader Nubya Garcia returns with a new EP When We Are, a release that also marks the launch of her new imprint Nyasha.

When We Are features longterm collaborators Femi Koleoso, Joe Armon-Jones and Daniel Casimir. It gained support from Steve Reid Foundation’s InNOVAtion award, and includes remixes from K-15 and Maxwell Owin. “I’ve been inspired a lot by the producers around me at the moment, people like Ben Hayes, Tom Misch, Joe Armon-Jones, Jake Long and Maxwell Owin,” she says. “There’s an electronic vibe in there that I wanted to explore more, and this release feels like a positive evolution from the last EP.”

Released on 8 March, the vinyl edition has already sold out, but you can grab a copy of the digital release on Bandcamp. Garcia was also featured recently on five out of the nine tracks on the recent Brownswood release We Out Here.