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Celeste: Live From London

For those unfortunate fans who weren’t lucky enough to grab a ticket for BRIT Award winner Celeste‘s upcoming sold-out shows at London’s Union Chapel then the prospect of accessing a streamed film compiled from...

THE ISLEY BROTHERS: ‘At Their Very Best’ (United Souls)

Cincinnati’s Isley Brothers are undoubtedly one of the greatest groups in R&B history and here’s a compilation that proves that not-too-outrageous assertion. Yes, it doesn’t cover the band’s early years at RCA, Wand, and...

FAME, FAME, FAME, FAME, FAME!

David Bowie’s iconic 1975 track, ‘Fame’ – which the “Thin White Duke” co-wrote with John Lennon and Carlos Alomar – is regarded as a classic slice of funk-rock but it’s now been given a...

Shabaka Hutchings Guests On Black Lives In Music

Black Lives In Music is a new organisation established to address racial inequality in the music industry and create opportunities for Black musicians and professionals. The company offers a weekly five-part video series on...

Review: jazzed

Though there are a growing number of recording artists from all areas of the music world that are becoming more vociferous in their criticism of Spotify about its minuscule royalty payments, most of them...

THE O’JAYS: ‘The Best Of The O’Jays’ (United Souls)

Though their name is synonymous with Philadelphia, the so-called “City of Brotherly Love,” The O’Jays hailed from Canton, Ohio, in the US Midwest, and had enjoyed a string of US R&B chart entries for...

jazzed Live Launches Tonight

If you’re a jazz fan in search of a dedicated audio-visual streaming destination that serves your musical needs then the subscription service jazzed might be just what you’ve been looking for. The much-talked-about streaming...

GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS: ‘The Hits 1973-1985’ (United Souls)

Possessing a gospel-reared voice that is blessed with an unmistakeably silky purr, Gladys Knight, even at 76, is rightly considered one of the greatest female soul voices of all time. Dubbed the “Empress of...

NAT TURNER REBELLION: ‘Laugh To Keep From Crying’ (Philly Groove/Chrysalis)

Until now, the cult Philadelphia soul and funk group, Nat Turner Rebellion, have deservedly merited nothing more than a brief footnote in the City of Brotherly Love’s music history. After all, the short-lived quartet...