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New releases and pre-orders 24th of January 2020

There are some nice albums released this week. Nicholas Payton returns with a nice Live Double CD 'Relaxing with Nick' on Smoke Sessions , Gary Bartz is involved in as tribute to Charlie Parker on the same label. Brian Simpson and Steve Oliver have a good smooth Jazz album and Ruby Turner has a new album. Dj Andy Smith reaches up for Disco Wonderland vol 2 on BBE another good compilation of Disco Soul. The JBs previously unreleased initial sessions with Bootsy Collins 'More mess on my thing' is now out on CD for the first time, and there are...
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New releases and pre-orders 17th of January 2020

Jarrod Lawson returns under the alias of Orpheus with an excellent instrumental album 'Visions' available on Limited edition Orange Vinyl LP. We still have vinyl copies of legendary debut album on Lp in our January sale. Ego Ella May could be a new name to you but she has been recording for a few years and her story of Experimental Soul 'So far' is released on CD for the first time. Guitar Legend John MClaughlin returns with an eastern influenced album , there is a great double CD featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater's four Elektra and Atlantic albums from the 70's...
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New releases and pre-orders 10th of January 2020

Portrait return after 15 years to record a new album 'Afro Trees' released on a limited edition (of 300) LP this week, don't miss this as it is likely to sell out fast. Tad Robinson has made a superb contemporary Southern Soul album with the Hi Rhythm Section 'Real Street' , with real instruments, good songs, great voice and production , it is very reminiscent of a Willie Mitchell production from the early to mid 70's. Peckam's finest Ruby Rushton return with a nice limited edition 45 featuring two new tracks. Glenn Jones makes a great cover of Rockie Robbins...
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New releases and pre-orders 4th January 2020

Happy new year to everybody and we start the year in fine style with the superb Luxury Soul 2020 triple CD in store now and shipping today, be amongst the first to own this great comp by ordering now for immediate shipping, order placed by 3.45pm will be shipped today. We also have two of the Black Friday RSD exclusive jazz albums back in stock in limited quantities from Bill Evans and Miles Davis, so if you missed these on the day grab your copy now before they sell out again. You can see all the Black Friday releases available...
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New releases and pre-orders 20th December 2019

This is the final new release newsletter before Christmas and we'd like to take the opportunity to thank all our customers for their continued support over the past twelve months and wish everyone a peaceful holiday period. New releases this week are mainly focused on vinyl - the Bobby Harden 7" is sold out in most places and we have just a limited few copies of this superb new northern soul tune. Also check the chugging funk of Scone Cash Player's organ screamer 'Canned Champagne' as well as the stunning, punchy crossover of Doulas (sic) & Lonero's 'This Time', backed...
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New releases and pre-orders 13th December 2019

It's another strong week for releases. The first two 12" in our new series of early underground Disco/Soul tracks are now here and i have to say they sound fantastic ! Patti Jo great double A sider and the South Shore Commission 'Free Man' backed with Ultra High Frequency 'We're on the right track' all mixed by Tom Moulton have never sounded better and are essential for your collection. There are other good singles with Garfield Flemming anthem 'Don't send me away' on a 45, Joey Negro attacks the dancefloor vol 15 and the unreleased Mixed Company five tracker. There...
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New releases and pre-orders 6th December 2019

It is an amazing week for new releases and probably the last big week of the year. Greg Foat has made one of the best Jazz albums of the year 'The Dreaming Jewels' a Funky Modal jazz album of the highest order. Ropeadope label have a fresh batch of releases the best being Captain Supernova, but also check Javier Santiago, Crown and Casimir Liberski. Tenderlonious early album 'On Flute' gets a welcome repress on 22a and there is a great collection of Tribe recordings from Detroit 1990-2014.  Jazz Defenders make a Hard Bop album on Haggis Horns new label. Spiritual; jazz vol 10...
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New releases and pre-order 29th November 2019

Greg Foat has produced possibly his best album to date 'The Dreaming Jewels' which has a fuller sound than most of his albums, it is well worth checking out. The Lp is in now, Cd is next week. Donna McGhee's classic album 'make it last forever is available again on Cd and LP, This is one of the finest late 70's Disco/Soul albums ever recorded and an essential for any collection.Samuel Jonathan Johnson's rare groove classic 'My Music' gets a welcome vinyl reissue. Ace have a nice compilation 'Everything's gonna be alright' on CD arriving on Monday. Jazzman's great spiritual Jazz series has...
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New releases and pre-orders 22nd November 2019

Randy Muller has been responsible for some of our music's finest grooves, and he returns with his long awaited new album 'Welcome to my life' another great album for your collection. Leon Thomas is best known for his Spiritual Jazz recordings but he also cut some great Soul tracks. We have paired his two in demand Modern Soul Cuts on a great double A side 45 available as an issue or limited edition DJ Copy , watch the video here. Rochelle Rabouin rare disco/modern soul 45 marks the birth of a new label Discs of fun and love, plus Village...
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New releases and pre-orders 15th November 2019

It's a great week for New and Reissue Jazz releases. Sokratis Votskos may not be a familiar name but he has made a beautiful new Spiritual and Modal Jazz album out on CD and Lp on Jazzman. British Jazz artist Daniel Casimir teams up with vocalist Tess Hirst for a nice album of Jazz and Neo Soul on Jazz Refreshed on Lp only. Najee and Al Foster have good new CD albums. There are good reissues of rare albums from Japanese artists Miyasaka Plus 5 and Hozan Yamaoto. There are another four vinyl reissues albums in the Blue Note 80...