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STRAIGHT FROM THE SOUL!

Those who long for some proper, grown up, smooth soul could do a lot worse than check out a new EP from Detroit soulstress and song writer DEE DEE DAVIS. Her latest mini album...

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IN A SOUL DIRECTION….

SOUL DIRECTION is a new(ish) niche soul label that works “to unearth unreleased soul music from the vaults and bring them to you on vinyl, enabling you to enjoy previously unissued quality soul music...

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PALO ALTO – When Thelonious Monk Went Back To School

On a rainy Sunday afternoon in late October 1968, the jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Monk, then 51, played one of the most unusual concerts of his career: at a high school in Palo...

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STILL FALLING!

She uses (what we think is awkward) the moniker S.E.L. – it stands for SOULFUL EMMA LOUISE and the young London soulstress has been there or thereabouts for a year or two without a...

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BE THAT CHANGE!

It was in August that Portland singer/songwriter JARROD LAWSON announced he was preparing a new album release and as a taster, Mr. L about to release the first single… the album’s title track, ‘Be...

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KNIGHT RIDER!

MARK KNIGHT is a DJ, Grammy-nominated producer and label owner, The electronic dance community know him well; he’s been in the business for over twenty years and worked with plenty of big names but...

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DREAMIN’

Latest outing from Regi Myrix’s Myrix Media Group features an old school, mid tempo ‘Just a Dream’ from Philly harmony quartet X/L. Don’t know too much about X/L but they channel a sort of...

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“He’s Always Looking For Something New”: Jazz Guitarist Lionel Loueke Talks About His Hero Herbie Hancock.

Guitarist and singer Lionel Loueke‘s musical journey has been nothing less than remarkable; so much so that it could almost be described as a heroic odyssey because it saw him battling seemingly insurmountable obstacles...

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GEORGINA DOBBINS DIES…

A number of specialist soul sites are reporting the death of GEORGINA DOBBINS… a name not that familiar but nevertheless hugely important in the history of Motown. You see Georgina was a founding member...