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ALEX HARRIS: Back To Us (Shanachie)

ALEX HARRIS is a new age old school soul man. That’s to say’s a newish kid on the block but his musical passion is classic, southern soul. Not surprising. You see, Alex hails from...

JOSÉ JAMES: 1978 (Rainbow Blonde Records)

Acclaimed soulful jazz singer José James releases his long anticipated new album, ‘1978’, today, Friday,  5th April. It’s his 12th long player and it was flagged up as long ago as November when José...

VARIOUS; Atlanta – Hotbed of 70s Soul (Kent)

The name of Georgia “businessman”, Michael Thevis might not be that well known amongst the soul community but bear with us and you’ll see that he was indirectly responsible for some wonderful, timeless, classic...

KANDACE SPRINGS; Run Your Race (SRP Records)

Back in January celebrated soul and jazz chanteuse/keyboardist  and sometime Prince collaborator, KANDACE SPRINGS announced she was putting the finishing touches to a new album. The announcement came via  the release, as a single,...

VARIOUS: Northern Soul 2024 (Wienerworld)

Ian Levine has often been described as “the Marmite Man of Northern soul“. It seems he’s loved and loathed in equal measure and his latest project will be similarly loved and loathed; it all ...

CANDI STATON: ‘Candi Staton’ (Kent Soul/Ace Records)

Candi Staton is no stranger to the general British public largely because of two key but very different records in her discography: ‘Young Hearts Run Free,’ her enduringly popular 1976 disco masterpiece, and ‘You...

THEE SINSEERS: Sinseerly Yours (Colemine)

Over the last three or four years East Los Angeles, Chicano soul outfit, THEE SINSEERS have won themselves a cult status amongst real soul lovers. A series of wonderful singles has seen the Joey...

CHARLES LLOYD: ‘The Sky Will Still Be There Tomorrow’ (Blue Note)

What better way is there for a musician to celebrate his or her 86th birthday than by releasing a new studio album? Or in Charles Lloyd’s case, a generously expansive double album? Most octogenarians...

DEE C LEE: Just Something (Acid Jazz)

Dee C Lee…  wow, there’s a name that brings  back plenty of pleasing Brit soul memories! Those of a certain vintage will have fond memories of Ms L (born Diane Catherine Sealy in London...