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ROBIN THICKE; IN TRIBUTE

The latest single from blue-eyed soul don ROBIN THICKE is a beautiful ballad that works on two specific fronts. The song is ‘Forever Mine’ and the singer says that the song reflects what’s going...

WILD IN THE COUNTRY!

ALEC WILDER (1907-1980) was a major contributor to the “Great American Songbook” – but unlike, say Cole Porter, Wilder is not that well known. Some musicologists suggest that it’s because much of his work...

UK SINGER NATALIE DUNCAN ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM ‘FREE’

Tipped for the top, rising British neo-soul singer and pianist NATALIE DUNCAN, follows her recent single ‘Sirens’ with the announcement that an album called ‘Free’ will follow on July 24th via Fallen Tree1Hundred. Born...

REALLY HARD UP!

Marshalled by soul multi tasker LANCE FERGUSON, Aussie soul band THE BAMBOOS  return to the fray with a new single… a stripped down, slab of modern funk, ‘Hard Up’. It’s the band’s first new...

COLOURING THE SKY!

You shouldn’t need us to tell you that BLUEY (Jean-Paul Maunick) is a very, very busy man. He’s the brains behind Incognito and a top, top in-demand producer, mixer and session player/collaborator. Amongst those...

KOOL AND FUNKY!

SUPER db are a 4 piece band from London. The band’s name comes from what they call “the positive upbeat nature of music (db being an abbreviation of both ‘dolby’ and ‘decibel’)”. The band...

PROPER OLD SCHOOL….

Here’s a surprising statistic… it’s been 25 years since DOME RECORDS released BEVERLY KNIGHT’S ground breaking  ‘FLAVOUR OF THE OLD SCHOOL’. Yes, it really was 1995 when Dome launched the tune which went on...

SOUL BOY:

Tonight (Wednesday 27th May) the BBC (UK) TV series. ‘Our Lives’ tells the story of Anthony Flavin – a young man who has spent most of his life growing up in care. Life was...

INTRODUCING LADY BLACKBIRD…

Once in a blue moon, a singer comes along that stops you in our tracks. LADY BLACKBIRD is one such talent. Her voice, a smoky distillation of Roberta Flack, Nina Simone and Cassandra Wilson,...