Feature Groups Archives: Top Releases of the Week

New releases and pre-orders 14th of September 2018

John Reid long awaited  ‘Nightcrawlers Soul Sessions’ CD is finally here, please accept our apologies for the long delay caused by a manufacturer issue, all pre-orders have been sent.The album is a strong collection of 13 contemporary Soulful grooves. Brandon Coleman is one of the keyboardists with Kamasi Washington and his debut album ‘Resistance’ on […]

New releases and pre-orders 7th of September 2018

***STOP PRESS Natasha Watts Cd just arrived for immediate shipping , order now to be the first to receive this great new album*** Kandace Springs returns with another quality soulful Jazz album. There are three very limited edition releases on the Jazz Refreshed label, highlighting the incredibly talented British Jazz musicians, all well worth checking […]

New releases and pre-orders 3rd of September 2018

There were a lot of additional new releases that arrived late on friday after the weekly mailer had been sent. Carol Williams was another Disco Queen and made many great records, this album ‘Reflections of Carol Williams’ dates from 1979 and includes her great cut ‘Love Constitution’. Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids return with anther […]

New releases and pre-orders 31st of August 2018

Pride of place this week goes to 77 year old Willie Hightower who along with 95 year old producer Quinton Claunch has crafted a stunning new album of Southern Soul with a core of high class Muscle Shoals musicians. The results are incredible: a timeless 10 track set that oozes quality. Have a listen to […]

New Releases and pre-orders 24th of August 2018

There are a few new albums this week from well established artists with Peabo Bryson making his first for over a decade, plus new offerings from Jeff Lorber Fusion and Jonathan Butler. Starvue’s in demand Upward Bound album makes it’s Cd debut and the much loved and varied Contempo label have a 3CD box set […]

New Releases and pre-orders 17th August 2018

After several amazing weeks of releases there are very few this week, however there is a quality Deep Soul 45 on Expansion from Gloria Taylor ,plus a couple of high quality Cd’s on Vocallion. Also we have managed to source a few copies of the limited edition Miles Davis ‘Rubberband’ RSD 12″, i believe this […]

New Releases and pre-orders 10th of August 2018

Lynne Fiddmont has made a really nice quality Sophisticated Jazzy Soul album , which deserves it’s album of the week status. Ty Causey is Mr Reliable and his new album ‘Mr Mellow’ is up to his usual standard of quality independent soul music. Roy Ayers Uno Melodic label released some great tracks in the early […]

New releases and pre-orders 3rd of August 2018

Cornell CC Carter hooks up with Soulpersona and others to create a very strong 80’s sounding Soul album ‘One Love’. This album is likely to receive heavy airplay on Solar and Mi-Soul etc and dance floor action. Brian Simpson returns with another quality smooth Jazz offering. Serge Gamesbourg presents the best of Boston disco with […]

New releases and pre-orders 27th of July 2018

There many really good new releases and reissues this week with something for most people. Pride of place goes to our own  Soul singer Bashiyra whose album ‘Independent’ is really strong  and varied and deserves being our album of the week. Bashiyra will be at Soul Brother Records store on Sat 11th August 1.30pm signing […]

New releases and pre-orders 20th July 2018

There are some really good albums this week and a few great 45’s. Agape Soul impressed with their debut six years ago and Darryl Anders returns with another strong album ‘Conversations’, quality contemporary soul with a retro feel. The Internet are a young band who have been causing a stir and their 4th album ‘Hive […]