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New releases and pre-orders 1st June 2018

Soulutions made a big impact with their debut album a couple of years ago and now return with their second album ‘Thankful’, which has been receiving a lot of airplay. The legendary band Tower of Power have been together for over 45 years and their first album in some years ‘The Other Side of Town’ is a strong testament to the powerful Oakland band. MF Robots album is now released on LP as well as CD. Eddie Daniels returns with a Brazilian jazz album, and bassist Marcus Miller has a new album showing off his talents.

Their are some good reissues this week Sylvers 11 and Fosters Sylvers are both in demand albums from the at the time young family and are finally re-released on Cd and LP. Celia Regina Cruz made a superb Brazilian jazz album in the 70’s that is well worth checking and Shina Williams funky ‘African Dances’ is now out on LP (CD to follow).

RSD – late arrivals now in!

There are a couple of very late RSD titles in this week from Sun Ra on coloured vinyl including an unreleased 70’s album. Joey Negro remixed with love finally arrived.


Some great singles this week from Expansion with Rob Scott remix on 12″,  Coke Escovedo’s brilliant take on Johnnie Bristol ‘Wouldn’t change a thing’  and Gwen McCrae superb double a sider.

New book just in

John Lias Spinning around guide to Soul albums part 2 is now in stock,  it makes a great read, we still have some vol 1 also.


Pre-order for some great albums coming in June from Kamasi Washington, Nicola Conte, Robert Glasper R&R=Now, Tenderlonius and many more, you can see all the pre-order titles here.

Albums of the month June 2018

We have now completed our albums of the month feature for June here, there are some really great new and reissue albums and singles. There are a lot of recommendations here!

RSD remaining stock

As mentioned above the Sun Ra’s and Joey Negro RSD titles are now in stock and we still have a few of the hard to track Baby Huey, Johnny Mathis and getting hard to find Grant Green titles in stock. You can see all the RSD titles we still have left by music genre here.

Robb Scott in store tomorrow

I hope that you can join us tomorrow to meet Rob Scott who will be here from 1 -2.30 pm signing copies of his excellent ‘Siren’ CD plus the new 12″. There is always a good vibe at Soul Brother in stores and its a great opportunity to meet emerging artists. If you can’t make it but would like a signed copy please pre-order one here.

Radio show

I hope that you enjoyed the show last week, if you missed it you can catch it again on the podcast here. I hope that you can join me again this Sunday for another Soul Brother Selection  on Solar radio/sky0129 or on DAB or the Solar app.

Darien Dean live tonight/tomorrow night

Don’t miss Darien Dean at the Hideaway in Streatham tonight and tomorrow night
Have a great weekend