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SOUL 4 REAL… FOR REAL!

Quality boutique soul label SOUL 4 REAL has just released two stupendous new 7” singles from two icons from different ends of the soul spectrum! First up there’s two rare cuts on DIONNE WARWICK…....

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YES IT’S TRUE!

The SED SOUL team renew their connection with  gospel-reared soul man DAVID A TOBIN on a splendid cover of Spandau Ballet’s 1983 hit, ‘True’. No matter what you think of that band, you need...

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FEEL THE GLOW…..

Latest release from GLOW – an acronym for GIFTED LEAGUE OF WRITERS – is an urgent, Quincy Jones-flavoured ‘Give It Up’. Written and produced by Dawn Mc Ghee along with co-producers, Freddie Washington and...

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THE BLAME GAME….

New Orleans soul man SARGENT TUCKER has just released a new single, ‘Don’t Blame  Love’. He tells us that the song deals with the unexpected complications that relationships sometimes throw up – but, in...

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JUST SCREAM!

BROOKLYN FUNK ESSENTIALS is cult funk collective who’ve been peddling their take on soul and funk for over 20 years! They have a great pedigree having first come together in Arthur Baker’s Shakedown studio...

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WEST SIDE STORY…

YOUNG GUN SILVER FOX (the creative pairing of Mamas Gun front man Andy Platts and eclectic performer/writer/producer Shawn Lee are preparing a new album, their fourth… ‘Ticket To Shangri La’ – out October 21st...

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JUST WHAT WE NEED….

MIKE DI LORENZO is a New York-based keyboardist and music producer with a  penchant for smooth jazz and he boasts an mpressive CV. He’s worked with a wide range of performers, everyone, it seems...

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ANNE WALSH: The Astrud Project (A to Zink)

Anne Walsh is an American vocalist who, though classically trained, is making a name  for herself on the jazz circuit. Ms Walsh has a particular penchant for the sounds of Brazil, particularly the music...

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KEEP MOVIN’ ON UP!

Latest 7” release from Andy Bellwood’s boutique soul label LAST BASTION pairs two very different tunes – but each with huge appeal and collectability. The putative A side is CON FUNK SHUN’S version of...