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GETTING HIGH…

ANDREW GABBARD is a Ohio singer/songwriter who’s been on the local scene for a decade or so. He’s worked with garage rockers Thee Shams , the Buffalo Killers and as one half of the...

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HEAVENLY!

Been a while since we’ve had new music from Atlanta neo-soul man ANTHONY DAVID but with little or no fanfare, he’s just released a splendid new single – a rather special cover of BeBe...

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KEEP LOOKIN’

Earlier this year we enjoyed a sweet and lovely soul groove from UK soul veteran PATRICK MCLEAN (The singer/sax man/writer/arranger/producer was a founder member of Hi Tension and more recently worked with the Brit...

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COVERING THE BLUE NOTES!

Latest release from Philly heritage label, Society Hill is a new version of Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes’ 1976 hit ‘After You Love Me, Why Do You Leave Me’. For this revival, the...

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NORTHERN SOUL?

The wonderfully named JOHNNY NORTHERN is an obscure, cult soul man who started his career working with Jerry Williams Jr., (AKA Swamp Dogg) as lead vocalist with The Detroit Magnificents. He later struck out...

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NAJEE: Savoir Faire (Shanachie)

Garlanded sax man NAJEE is in smooth jazz’s Premier League and this new album, our man’s 19th LP as leader, is sure to keep him at the top of the genre’s tree. Interestingly, the...

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GETTIN’ NEXT TO ME….

I’m sure you remember (and have a soft spot)  for Bo Kirkland and Ruth Davis’s 1976 hit ‘You’re Going to Get Next to Me’.  It was a lovely pop/soul sound with insistent, infectious hooks...

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TAKING A CHANCE…

CHANCE HAYDEN is a Portland based soul and jazz guitarist. He’s a key part of Portland’s vibrant music scene and you’ll no doubt have caught his name on the credits of Jarrod Lawson and...

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A DEEPER LOVE!

At the back end of last year, French producer, TOM GLIDE,  released his ‘A Deep Love’ .With a vocal from SOPHIA RIPLEY, it caused a ripple or two and , in the modern way,...