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SWEET SOUL MUSIC….

Latest offering from ever reliable LOS CHARLY’S ORCHESTRA (Aka. Juan Laya & Jorge Montiel) is a re-working of their 2011 tune, ‘Music For The Soul’. The track first appeared on their ‘The Groove And...

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RITA RAY: A Life Of Its Own (Funk Embassy)

RITA RAY (born: Kristi Raias) is a blue eyed soulstress from Estonia but if you’re a proper soul fan you’ll know that. Why? Well back in 2020 Rita released a tremendous album, ‘Our Love...

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JAZZY AND SOULFUL…

With or without the E, JEAN CARNE is a soul legend amongst the cognoscenti and at 75 she still delivers. You may remember that last May she collaborated Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad of...

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MICA M : NEW SINGLE…

Fresh from being crowned Jazz FM’s Soul Act of the Year, Manchester’s MICA MILLER releases a new single tomorrow, Friday 9th December. It’s a powerful ‘When Will I See You Again’ which was one...

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LINDSEY’S OK!

LINDSEY WEBSTER’S September released LP, ‘Reasons’ was critically acclaimed  and topped the soul album chart. It’s so good that tracks are still being rotated on the more savvy soul and jazz stations. One such...

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CHRISTMAS ROUNDUP: PART 2

… and still they come! Here’s another selection of new Christmas soul cuts. If you need some fresh sonic baubles to hang on your sonic tree you may want to investigate some or all...

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JUST DANCE!

B & THE FAMILY is a proper family band. They’re led by  husband and wife team, Brian K. Morgan (guitarist with the Sugarhill Gang and Kashif) and Katie Goulet who have drafted in kids...

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THE BAMBOOS … LIVE!

Australia’s finest, THE BAMBOOS have been in business for over 20 years and have laid down plenty of fine Antipodean funk and soul but for their latest album release, they’re offering something a little...

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LET’S BEGIN AGAIN …

Earlier this year we enjoyed and recommended a lovely tight, contemporary soul groove, ‘Always On My Mind’. It was credited to CENTRIC (above) with vocals from KENYA. We learned that Centric is the alter...