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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,...

KIND OF BLUE DRUMMER JIMMY COBB DIES

Jimmy Cobb, the last surviving member of the Miles Davis group that recorded the iconic jazz album, ‘Kind Of Blue,’ in 1959, has died aged 91 from lung cancer. Born in Washington DC, Cobb...

ITALY? STRANGE PLACE!

‘Italy Is A Strange Place’ is the latest album from Milan born multi-instrumentalist, author, composer, producer, arranger and vocalist DAVID FLORIO. The title, he says, is down to the fact that Italy and Italians...