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WE CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S CHRISTMAS!

Fans of Canada’s premier soul and funk band CRACK O’ DAWN will know all about the soulful qualities of lead singer MICHAEL DUNSTON. He possesses a remarkable old school soul voice that in quality...

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FADING AWAY!

DAISY GODFREY is a new(ish) kid on the UK soul block. She hails from Nottingham and right now she’s busy promoting her latest single – a gentle, nu-soul meander ‘Fade Away’. Sadly, don’t know...

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CHARLES IN CHARGE!

CRAIG CHARLES (yes, another genial Scouser!) is a true multi-tasker… actor, poet, TV presenter and, of course, acclaimed soul and funk DJ. Oddly, his Corrie character, Lloyd Mullaly, apart from being a taxi driver...

Featured, Reviews

JARROD LAWSON: Be The Change (Dome)

Oregon singer-keyboardist-songwriter-producer JARROD LAWSON burst onto the scene way back in 2014 via a lovely eponymous long player. In no time at all it won him a devoted fan base, the “soul artist” of...

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RAINBOW FLYING HIGH!

Back in September, we enjoyed a new release from Ghana-born but UK-based singer/songwriter, MYLES SANKO. It was the catchy ‘Freedom Is You’ which we were told was a track from his upcoming album, ‘Memories...

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NEVER ENOUGH OF NEVER TOO MUCH….

Soul and R&B anoraks might well recognize the name ERIN STEVENSON. Aged just 10 the Houston native was a member of Girls Tyme who were later to morph into Destinys Child – without Erin,...

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LONG HOT SUMMER….

Everyone knows that PAUL WELLER is a soul boy at heart. He once told me that his favourite record of all time was Curtis Mayfield’s ‘Move On Up’ but a few years later in...

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HEY JOE(L)!

Acclaimed vibraphonist JOEL ROSS has just released his second album, ‘Who Are You’. The LP features Ross’ band, Good Vibes, with Immanuel Wilkins on alto saxophone, Jeremy Corren on piano, Kanoa Mendenhall on bass, and Jeremy Dutton on drums, plus special guest Brandee Younger on harp....

Reviews

THE TIBBS: Another Shot Fired (Record Kicks)

The Tibbs are a continental Premier League Dutch soul and funk outfit. Their last album was 2016’s ‘Takin ‘Over’ and it was choc-a-block of the sounds that has made the band a big draw...