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New Releases, Reissues and Restocks | Friday 1st March

Finally the first two Dinner Party albums are available on a great value CD, fantastic contemporary soul/hip-hop from Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, Kamasi Washington and 9th wonder. Cornell C.C.Carter has a great new single on Expansion 'The Change'. We have a one-off copy of Maurice Brown superb 'The Mood' LP on splatter vinyl No13 of only 100 made. There are some good vinyl reissues on coloured vinyl from Azymuth and Betty Davis, both very limited editions., and we are back in stock of Milton Wright's classic 'Friends and Buddies' LP. We have a few more Japanese CDs in very limited...
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New Releases, Reissues Restocks | Friday 23rd February

There are loads of great releases this week. First up we finally have the long awaited Cleo Sol 'Gold' album on both LP and CD, a really nice new soul album but sadly likely to disappear fast, so grab your copy while you can. We have a very few more copies of Will Downing 'Soul Rising' LPs plus CDs. Brenda Lee Eager superb 'When I'm With You' is the rarest Mizell production and is available as a regular dinked or limited edition DJ Copy whilst stocks last. Jackie Ross 'A new beginning' from 1980 was overlooked at the time but...
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New Releases, Reissues and Restocks | Friday 16th February

Bella Brown & Jealous Lovers 'Soul Clap' is a good new retro Soul and Funk album which will appeal to those who enjoy the albums on Daptone and Colemine. The Bamboos excellent album 'This is How you do it' is now out on vinyl and back in stock on CD. There are two great new 45s on Expansion from Collins & Collins and Ozone available as either regular dinked or limited edition full centre DJ copies. There are two brilliant additions to the Blue Note classic series analogue masters from Lee Morgan and Joe Henderson. Miles Davis' classic soundtrack to...
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New Releases, Reissues and Restocks | Friday 9th February

There are two brilliant sought after Jazz albums from the last ten years that have not been available for sometime from Takuya Kuroda and Tenderlonious which are worthy in any contemporary Jazz collection. Also reissued for the first time in many years is Marie Queenie Lyons  'Soul Fever' a rare and in demand Funk/Soul album from 1970. We are also back in stock of Sunbear's 1977 Disco/Soul album, Skullsnaps and a couple of Jazz Room albums. Blue Mitchell 'Down With it' is the latest Blue Note Tone Poet release and there is an Acoustic Sounds reissue of Ben Webster 'Soulville'....
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New Releases, Reissues, and Restocks | Friday 2nd Feburary

There are a couple of really good new 45s this week . First up we have Jalen Ngonda with the beautiful Marvin-esque 'Come Around And Love Me' backed with a non album track 'What Is Left To Do' which has a sample of Dramatics 'in The Rain'. Secondly an excellent 45 on Jazz Room from contemporary Japanese artist Takumi Moriya, check 'Night Dream'. We have some more stock of the excellent Circling Sun LP 'Spirits' beautiful contemporary Spiritual Jazz. Demon have reissued both the Average White Band and William DeVaughn albums on LP and have a 15 cd box set...
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New Releases, Reissues and Restocks | Friday 26 January

There are some good new releases, reissues and restocks this week. First up we have a nice retro soul album from Dutch group The Tibbs, a new Jazz groove Ep from Niji and a direct to tape live Abdullah Ibrahim 3lp/2cd set recorded at the Barbican. Grupo Irakere have a great reissue in Mr Bongo, Arc have a Roberta Flack unreleased lost tapes LP, and Ace a comp of Calvin Arnold, and the AAA mastered edition of Gil Scott Heron 'Free Will'.. There are 4 new Fela Kuti vinyl reissues and a rare Terumasu Hino LP. There's a new 45...
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New Releases, Reissues, and Restocks | Friday 19th January

There are some good new releases, reissues and restocks this week. Trumpeter Keyon Harold has a new album 'Foreverland' ft Robert Glasper, Common, PJ Morton, Jean Baylor , Laura Mvula and other guests. Canadian fusion band Four80East also has a new album. There is a great Archie Bell 5cd set featuring their 7 albums on Atlantic and Philadelphia plus 16 non album bonus tracks. Airto and Flora Purim have a 3cd compilation on BBE featuring 37 of their tracks. There are a couple of Japanese CDs which are one off's. 'Key To Out Love Vol 2' is a 10 track...
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Album Of The Day | Joe Leavy – Soul On Fire

Soul singer Joe Leavy has graced us with a fantastic new 11 track album 'Soul On Fire'. Many of you may know Joe for the track 'Inside You', a stand out tune which was a huge number 1 soul hit on the UK soul chart a few years ago and features on this album. The rest of the album has a nice mix of tunes, track two is a lovely stepper featuring singer Jeanette Harris, a nice ballad features on track three with 'Love All The Hurt Away' with track four 'Give It Right' and five 'Let It Go' occupying...
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New Releases, Reissues and Restocks | Friday 5th January

The annual Luxury Soul 3CD box set is a highlight for this time each year and 2024 is no exception with 35 quality new soul tracks, many making their first appearance on a CD. There are two good very limited edition 45s from French producer Masterfonk one featuring Howard Johnson the other Tracy Hamlin available in very small quantity.  Reissues include classic Jazz albums from Thelonious Monk and Cannonball Adderley and we are back in stock of many classic albums on vinyl from Grant Green, Herbie Hancock, Donald Byrd, George Benson and soul from Erykah Badu, Etta James and James...
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New Releases, Reissues and Restocks | Friday 22nd December

There are loads of great releases , reissues and restocks this week. Firstly we have new albums from Supershy (Tom Misch) soulful house, Isiah Collier and The Bamboos, and a Christmas album from Samara Joy. We have a catch up on quite a lot of Blue Note Tone Poets and Classic album series releases and some other good Jazz reissues on vinyl.  The long awaited unreleased Wes Montgomery and Les McCann CDs are here plus vinyl on the McCann. We are also back in stock of many great albums that we haven't seen for a while including Johnny Hammond Gears,...