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MF Robots – Break The Wall | Album of The Day

 MF Robots return with their much anticipated second album 'Break The Wall' . Former Brand New Heavies founding member drummer and singer Jan Kincaid and BNH vocalist Dawn Joseph are joined by a good band with horns to create a joyful and uplifting contemporary Soul and Funk album. The 13 tracks have good grooves and that feelgood factor to lift us from the general mood of the last couple of years. The driving funky 'Change', dancers 'Crazy Life', 'Good People' and 'Shine' chugging groover 'Gold', mid tempo 'You' and best of all the harmonic floater 'Make The Call' are all...
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Sir Edward (AKA Harold Vick) – The Power Of Feeling **Jazzroom Records Exclusive Early Bird Release** – John Patton – Soul Connection | Album Of The Day

Sir Edward (AKA Harold Vick) - The Power Of Feeling  Jazz Room Records have stepped things up a notch with their latest reissue, a fine piece of A&R from label head honcho Paul Murphy who recently paid a visit to us in the shop to hand deliver this item. One of the great unsung saxophone hero's: Harold Vick worked as a sideman with Hammond Legends Jack McDuff, Jimmy McGriff, Big John Patton, and Larry Young. He played on and off with Walter Bishop, Jr. and worked with Philly Joe Jones, Howard McGhee, Donald Byrd and Ray Charles. He also appeared...
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Nil’s Jazz Ensemble (Vampi Soul Reissue) – Album Of The Day

The only album ever recorded by Peruvian sax player Nilo Espinosa and his group, also known as the Nil’s Jazz Ensemble, remains not only a grail item for collectors of Latin-American jazz but also as an outstanding piece of music, seamlessly flitting between Jazz Fusion, Funk and Latin modes in it's own particular style. After being unavailable for many years—having previously been reissued back in the 1990s—Vampi Soul present the 1976 album in its full glory, with remastered sound and original artwork, including a replica of the rare promo poster that initially came with the album. The set begins with "Reflexiones"...
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New Releases and Pre-Orders, Friday 21st January 2022

Outta Sight have released a great vinyl compilation containing 13 tracks of  70's Modern Soul, including in demand cuts from Corey Blake, Barrett Strong, Daybreak , Sonya Spence and more. Speakers Corner deliver three gems in their Analogue mastered series from Fred Wesley, Allen Toussaint and Andy Bey, initially at pre-price increase prices whilst our pre-ordered stock lasts, restocks will be at their new price of £37.99. Pure Pleasure released the other great Nate Morgan album from the Nimbus label 'Retribution Reparation'. Blue Note have two more in their Analogue Classic series from Jackie McLean and Don Cherry and the superb Nils...
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Rare and Out-Of-Print Classic CD’s

Check out this listing of 30 Rare and out of print classic albums on CD, quite a few from our own Soul Brother label catalog recently found in a warehouse with a few Japanese issues . These are mainly one offs , but we do have a very small quantity on a few of them and all are new sealed copies. Some of these have been out of print for many years and are highly sought after, so please order early to avoid disappointment. CDs can be ordered on-line, over the phone on 020 8875 1018 or collected from our...
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Original and Reissue Jazz & Brazilian Albums (Last Remnants of the New Year’s Jazz Collection)

Check out the forth and final batch of Original and 80's/90's Reissues of Jazz and Brazilian Vinyl albums from the recent collection that we have purchased. There are some great albums here, all are one off's so please order early to avoid disappointment. You can combine with other Jazz, Soul and Funk and Jazz-Funk/Fusion albums from the same collection to optimize postage costs. Records can be ordered on-line, over the phone on 020 8875 1018 or collected from our store in Putney open Mon-Sat 11-6. Happy Diggin Laurence
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New Releases, Friday 14th January 2022

The Luxury Soul 2022 CD has been well received and is a good collection of new and contemporary Soul tracks including many that have not been issued on physical formats before.Web Web and Max Herre quality Spiritual Jazz album is now available on Vinyl as well as CD. Bluey and Strata have remixed Anushka  'Bad Weather' to good effect ,now out on a limited edition 12".  There are some good vinyl reissues this week including John Coltrane Live at the Village Vanguard on Acoustic Sounds, and many great titles back in stock including some Black Jazz, Willie Hutch, Funkadelic, Larry Young and Ryo...
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Original Jazz-Funk & Fusion LPs (Collectors Original Vinyl)

Check out the next batch of Original vinyl and 90's reissue records from the recent collection that we have purchased, all in great condition as individually graded. This batch focusses on Jazz-Funk and Fusion with many classic albums and rarities included. All titles are one off's , so please order early to avoid disappointment. You can combine with other Jazz albums and Soul and Funk albums from the same collection to optimize postage costs. Records can be ordered on-line ,over the phone on 020 8875 1018 or collected from our shop in Putney open Mon-Sat 11-6. Happy Diggin Laurence
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Original Soul Albums – Collectors Items

Check out this amazing selection of Original Soul and Funk LPs (with a few out of print 90's reissues) from the great collection that we have just purchased. Most of these records are in amazing condition as individually graded, and all are one -offs so please order early to avoid disappointment. Records can be ordered on-line , over the phone on 020 8875 1018 or collected from our shop in Putney Open Mon-Sat 11-6. Happy Diggin Laurence
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Luxury Soul 2022

Expansion Records commences each year with one of the label’s most anticipated collections, “Luxury Soul”. The success of the series comes down to the quality of tracks sourced from independent soul music artists, often unsigned or with recordings previously unissued or on limited release elsewhere. Most tracks never previously on CD but have been prolific on soul music radio shows and in the Top 5 of UK soul charts, many at No.1 by both veteran and new contemporary soul/r&b artists. Included here are standout tracks from by artists including Will Downing, Frank McComb & Kathy Kosins, Christopher Williams, Kloud 9...