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New Releases and Pre-Orders, Friday 18th November 22

There are some great new reissues this week. Joe Bataan's classic Latin/Funk album 'Salsoul' including Latin Strut' and 'Aftershower Funk' is reissued on clear blue vinyl. The Flirtations seminal British 60's Soul album is also reissued on an analogue 180gm vinyl with a tip on sleeve. Elvin Jones has a previously unissued live album from 1967 issued on a 2CD or 3LP set.Bill Evans at the town hall is the latest in the Acoustic Sounds analogue series, Andrew Hill and Grachan Moncur 111 have releases in the Blue Note Classic Album series. Bill Summers 'Come into my life'/'Don't Fade away' is finally here with the correct...
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New Releases and Pre-Orders, Friday 11th November

Bluey and Gilles Peterson brit funk renaissance band Str4ta return with a second installment 'Str4tasfear' available on Cd, Lp and limited white vinyl. Robert Glasper Experiment classic first Black Radio album is repackaged as a deluxe edition 3LP or 2D set with extra tracks and remixes. Smooth jazz saxophonist Kim Waters returns with his 25th album 'That Special Touch', and Bill Frisell reaches 'Four' on Blue Note. Alice Coltrane's spiritual jazz masterpiece 'Ptah The El Daoud' is finally reissued on 180gm vinyl on Impulse !, and Charlie Hunter's 'Bing Bing Bing is the latest in the Blue Note Analogue Classic series. There are some...
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New Releases and Pre-Orders, Friday 4th November 22

It's a bumper week for new releases and reissues , with some great new albums from Ezra Collective, Lee Fields and Bunn Debrett Quintet. There are also two more releases in the Blue Note Tone Poet series from Bobby Hutcherson and Harold Vick. There are two compilations of note, John Sinclair Presents Detroit Artists Workshop which has some great late 60's and early 70's Jazz from the Motorcity, and Theo Parrish Dj Kicks featuring soulful house and some up and coming Detroit artists.  The highlight of the week though are the new batch of 45's on Soul Brother and Expansion, with killer cuts from Betty...
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New Releases and Pre-Orders, Friday 28th October

Gil Scott Heron 'Pieces Of A Man' is one of the all time great albums of our music. It is now reissued with an all analogue sound on a 2LP set from BGP to give possibly the best sound experience to date of this essential album (we still have the regular HQ Lp and CD as well). There are two great reissues on our own Soul Brother label this week. Johnny Hammond 'Gamblers Life' is an amazing Jazz-Funk album from 1974 produced by the Mizell Brothers that includes the dancefloor classic 'Starborne'  and title track sampled by Erykah Badu, but is a...
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New Releases and Pre-Orders, Friday 21st October

Theo Croker 'Love Quantum' is now issued on black and coloured vinyl as well as CD. Takuya Kuroda 'Fly Moon Die Soon' finally is issued on CD along with his new album 'Midnight Crisp' on a limited edition 2cd set. We still have vinyl copies of 'Fly Moon',  'Midnight' lp will be issued on vinyl later. Dego has a new album on 2000 Black which will please fans of broken Beat. Fania All Stars classic latin  'Live At The Cheetah ' gets a high quality 50th anniversary edition on Craft/Fania. There are two more Blue Note classic series albums this week from...
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New Releases, Monday 17th October 22

Thanks to everyone who came to meet Camilla George at the store on National album day. We have a few signed copies of her 3 albums available plus some copies of Jas kayser's album from her visit on Wednesday.  You can see thep pictures on our instagram and facebook pages. We are also back in stock of some great titles on LP and CD. The next releases on our label, the two 45's from Betty Everett and China Burton and the Johnny Hammond and FBI albums plus the Webster Lewis anthology compiled by Will Fox and Ralph Tee will be available...
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New Releases and Pre-Orders, Friday 7th October 22

The Scone Cash Players return with a retro soul album on Daptone, there is a good compilation on Ace of the songs from Isaac Hayes and David Porter and Beyonce has a limited edition 2lp deluxe box set . Instant Funk's first Salsoul album is issued on coloured vinyl. On the Jazz side the latest Blue Note Tone poet albums from Grant Green and Kenny Burrell are now in and a rare Joe Harriott Quintet album is reissued. We are back in stock of the excellent UK late 70's Fusion album 'Magician ', plus classics from Funkadelic, Bill Evans and more. The next two 45's on...
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New Releases & Pre-Orders, Friday 30th September

There are some good new releases this week. The Blue Note Re:Imagined II is now on Cd , LP and Coloured vinyl. Gloria Scott has made a long awaited second album , nearly 50 years on, in the Uk with a full band including Snowboy. Camilla George has made a great New London Jazz meets Afrobeat album 'Ibio Ibio' . The Jack Moves is a strong retro Soul album that came out a few years ago on CD and is now released on vinyl. Snarky Puppy have a new 2CD set, and the very talented Connie Han has a new...
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New Releases and Pre-Orders, Friday 23rd September

Boney James is one of the best Smooth Jazz artists of all time and he returns with another strong album 'Detour' which features Lalah Hathaway on the track 'Coastin' . Harlem Gospel Travellers have a nice Gospel/Soul album out on Colemine,The Comet Is Coming has a new album on Impulse ! 'Hyper-Dimensional Expansion Beam' and Makaya McCraven  'In These Times' on XL all available on CD, LP and coloured vinyl. There is a new Charles Lloyd album on Blue Note and Wayne Shorter/Terri Lyne Carrington have a live album plus Miles Davis Bootleg series vol 7 on Columbia/Legacy. One of the best...