Feature Groups Archives: Top Releases of the Week

New releases – 11th August 2017

The Mainstream Modern Soul volume 2 CD is finally here, it is another superb compilation of 70’s Soul from the Mainstream group of labels. Wilson Pickett has his Bobby Womack song recordings all on one CD, and there is a nice 2CD compilation of tracks from the CTi group of labels. There are a couple […]

New releases and a brand new T-shirt range! | 4th August 2017

New releases The fantastic Voices of East Harlem 2 albums on one CD is finally here, these two albums produced by Leroy Hutson epitomise the quality of mid 70’s orchestrated Soul, and is great value on one disc. We also have the two albums on individual LP’s, plus the dancers ‘Cashing in /Take a Stand’ […]

New releases – 28th July 2017

New Releases Drummer Trevor Lawrence Jr comes from a rich Musical heritage and his debut album ‘Relationships’ is a brilliant set of Jazz and Soul tracks,featuring a stella cast of musicians, yet another future classic on the Ropeadope label. Trevor also appears on the Terrace Martin presents the Pollyseeds album out last week which is […]

New releases – 21st July 2017

Darien Dean returns with a really good contemporary Soul album ‘Departures’ which has old school values, instruments, good songs and melodies and good vocals. I hope that you can join us Tomorrow when Darien will be in store at 1.30pm launching the album in the UK and signing copies of the CD. if you can’t make it but would […]

Recommended new releases | 14th July 2017

Terrace Martin presents his group The Pollyseeds harnessing the talents of many great musicians including Robert Glasper, Kamasi Washington, Trevor Lawrence jr and many others to make an outstanding Jazz and Soul album, full of hypnotic vocal and instrumental tracks , the soundtrack to the summer of ’17. UK artist Terri Shaltiel has made a […]

New Releases – 7th July 2017

NEW RELEASES Outta Sight records have compiled what is quite possibly the best so far in their Modern Soul compilation series with Soul on the Realside Vol 7, featuring 20 classic tracks mainly from the 70’s , everyone a winner. The legendary Loma label from the late 60’s is also the feature of a compilation […]

New releases – 30th June 2017

New releases Ropeadope have three great new albums arriving this week. Terrace martin needs no introduction to us having produced one of the best albums of 2016 in Velvet Portraits. Terrace Returns with his band The Pollyseeds to produce what could well be one of the best albums of 2017, ‘Sounds of Crenshaw vol 1’ […]

New releases 23rd June 2017

There are some good releases this week.  Mike City is a well known producer and his album of mainly uptempo soul/soulful house features many good contemporary vocalists incl Dwele, Carl Thomas, Faith Evans, Maysa and Lalah Hathaway amongst many others. This title is likely to be in limited supply so please order early to avoid […]

New releases 17th June 2017

Josef Limberg ‘Astral Progressions’ Double Vinyl album has finally arrived and what a great album it is.  If you liked Kamasi Washington ‘The Epic’ then this is for you, It features Kamasi, Terrace Martin, Bilal Georgia Anne Muldrow and many others, Brilliant stuff. Dave Liebman and Joe Lovano have an ice Coltrane tribute album and […]

New releases 9th June 2017

West London sound innovator Daz-I-Que now resides in Atlanta and has made a great album under his  B B Boogie guise. Standing on the wall  features Leroy Burgess , Vanessa Freeman, Joy Jones and many other top contributors and is well worthy of our album of the week.  Imagination ft Leee John takes us on […]