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WIN A CHANCE TO SEE P. P. ARNOLD TALK ABOUT HER LIFE AND CAREER IN A LONDON TV STUDIO

The legendary UK-based American soul singer P. P. Arnold – a former Ikette who is best remembered for her 1967 Top 20 UK hit ‘The First Cut Is The Deepest’ – has announced that...

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JKABEL…

JKABEL is the working name of gospel/devotional singer Jared Kabel Holloway. Jared was originally from Florida where he began his musical odyssey learning piano but a career in acting beckoned. After stage school he...

A SOULFUL CHRONICLE…

TYRA LEVONE is a singer/songwriter from Washington DC. Her background is in gospel but if you’re familiar with her work, you’d know that. Ms. Levone possesses a splendid, old school soul voice, its nuances...

GETTIN’ BACK TO BUSINESS

‘Back To Business’ is a delightful new collaborative album from two vets of the UK soul and mod scene… MICK TALBOT and CHRIS BANGS. Mick is, of course, a garlanded keyboardist who’s played with...

 WELL WORTH IT!

BLUE SOUL TEN is a soul music entrepreneur/producer who hails from Washington and we believe that he prefers to be known as “Blue Soul Ten” rather than by his given name. In many ways...

PRODUCED WITH LOVE….

Famed UK soulman DAVE LEE (also once known as JOEY NEGRO) – yes he of the SUNBURST BAND is a musical one off. He’s fiercely  independent. Without a manager, A&R man, or boss, every...

MILLAR’S TALE: THE MICA MILLAR INTERVIEW …

Followers of the better soul media (e.g. – MarkTurner’s excellent Soul Strutter blog and of course, this one!) and the more aware soul stations will, by now, have come to know and love Manchester...

WILLIAM BELL: Never Like This Before (Ace/Kent)

Memphis’ William Bell is a soul man’s soul man – a proper soul singer who’s little known in the mainstream but revered by those who know what soul is really all about. Bell (real...

CHRIS RAISES THE BAR!

New music from garlanded  soul vet CHRIS  JASPER is always welcome and back in January we were promised a new set when the sometime Isley Brother bandsman released a sweet and lovely single,  ‘I...