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YES, IT’S TIME

TRACYE EILEEN is a Chicago-based soul and jazz singer who’s worked the city’s circuit for some time now. Reared in gospel, she’s built up quite a following, a following that is set to expand...

OUT OF CONTROL

‘Out Of Control’ is the latest single from US soulstress CANDACE WOODSON.We first heard of Candace back in 2015 when she released the insistent mid-tempo modern soul groove, ‘Free’. Intriguingly, Candace’s ‘Free’ was intensely...

RIGHT OFF THE TOP….

Portland’s TYRONE HENDRIX is an in-demand jazz and soul session drummer and he occasionally makes his own solo records too. His latest incursion is a pulsing soul groove ‘Off The Top’ which features input...

TELL THE TRUTH….

Don’t know too much about singer/producer D FOLKS save that he hails from Richmond, Virginia and that his latest single, ‘The Truth’ is a proper soul stunner – one of 2020’s best so far....

CRUISIN’

Been a while since we’ve heard from US smooth vocal group METROPOLIS but we’ve learned from their PR people that they’re currently putting together a new album…. ‘Soul Archives Volume 1’. Now that sounds...

S&T: NEW MUSIC

Last year Geordie collective SMOOVE AND TURRELL celebrated 10 years in the music biz with ‘Sold Brass’ – a compilation of their best bits alongside a couple of previously unissued cuts to work as...

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...