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 the Brainfeeder label
is a very funky affair with a modern twist, well worth checking.  Triforce are another new London Jazz band on the Jazz Refeshed label, fresh music ! raul Midon teams up with the Metropole Orkest with another interesting album.
There are some great reissues this week with Sylvia Striplin’s, Roy Ayers produced classic album, on Cd and Lp,  Ralph Thomas rare Spiritual Jazz outing from the Strata label , the super rare Japanesse Jazz album by Ryo Fukui ‘Scenery’ and Afro beat ‘Buari’ self titled album, plus another good Salsoul compilation.
Debra Laws rare ‘Very Special’ 12″ plus Six Foot Under funky ‘Hot Foxy Woman’ and Latin Underground featuring 3 double A side Latin groovers complete the single releases.

Check out this great list of DOL 180gm reissue LP’s of classic Jazz, Blues and early Soul albums. They are great value at £14.99 each, and if you buy 4 or more before Monday 18th Sept we will deduct a 10% discount. See the titles here

Natasha Watts in store

Don’t miss the lovely Natasha Watts in store on Saturday 22nd September from 1pm signing copies of her new album ‘Next Chapter’. If you can’t make it you can pre-order a signed copy or regular copy here.

Pre-orders

Soul Togetherness 2018 (CD or Double LP) and The Doggett brothers (ft Jarrod Lawson !) are amongst the strong line up of albums due later in the month. You can see all the pre-order titles here

Vinyl selections

Check out this list of Original Vinyl Sealed albums that have recently arrived.
Also check these lists of new and recent 12″ singles and 45’s

Albums of The Month

There have been many great albums out recently, check our albums of the month here.

Next up on Soul Brother Records…

Soul Brother Records next release will be Johnnie Taylor’s two classic 60’s cuts ‘Ain’t That Loving You/’Blues In The Night’ on a 45 with a specially designed retro 60’s label , due end of September, but you can pre-order now.

We’re featured in a book!

We are honoured to have been included in a new book that focuses on Record Stores and their stories. The book is out on 24th September and we shall be stocking it. More details to follow. In the meantime follow on

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National album day

The BBC have devised an event that aims to celebrate the Album in all its glory  to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the LP record. Soul Brother will be publishing lists of the best albums for each genre and playing back whole classic albums in store during week preceding the day at 3.33pm  and on the day itself through the day with a very special album at 3.33., i hope that you can join us.

Radio show

I hope that you enjoyed the show last Sunday, if you missed it you can catch it again on the Podcast here. I hope you can join me again this Sunday at 10am on Solar radio/sky0129 , DAB or the Solar app for another Soul Brother Selection.
Have a great weekend
Laurence