There are a lot of seriously good releases this week.
Louie Vega has made a fantastic album of disco and soulful house. ‘NYC Disco’ is what it says in the title and includes vocal contributions from Luther, Be Be Winans, Rochelle Fleming, Josh Milan and many more, now available on a 2CD set plus 2 x 2LP essential summer listening !.
Michon Young returns with ‘Love Life Experiences vol 2’ and it is another quality soul album from the contemporary soulstress.
Michael Franks is back on form with his best album in years ‘The music in my head’ .
Southern Avenue are a self contained band with a female singer from Memphis and their self titled debut album on Stax is a real throw back to the Stax sound of the 60’s and 70’s. Citrus Sun have a good summery jazz-funk album from Bluey and Jim Mullen and there are also good albums from Stanley Clarke and Chris Standring.
Millie Jackson is ‘Uncovered’ by producer Steve Levine who has remixed many of Millie classics in a slightly different but complementary way to create a very strong album.
Two more of Leroy Hutson’s classic albums are reissued on Acid Jazz on Cd and LP.
The Unreleased Mark IV album is now out on CD, and the Jackson Sisters rare album is also out on both formats.
Joey Negro has put together another good compilation of Brit -Funk and Disco in Backstreet Brit Funk vol 2, available as a double CD or 2 x 2LP sets.
John Coltrane has a very good previously unreleased Impulse album from 1963 issued on regular and deluxe formats on both CD and LP, not surprisingly this is a major event from one of the true giants of our music.
There are some great Vinyl only releases this week which include
a couple of good soul compilations , the in demand J-Jazz comp on Vinyl plus great reissues of classic albums from Donald Byrd, Les McCann , Guru and some good world and reggae releases.
Finally there are two great 45’s this week with a brilliant double A sider from Connie Laverne and the Anderson Brothers plus 100 % Pure Poison Windy C collection with 4 of the great tracks from their album in a double pack.
Pre-order for next week Kaidi Tatham, Alex Brown and Ruby Andrews CD’s and more, see the pre-order section here.
ALBUMS AND SINGLES OF THE MONTH: JUNE
June was a great month for releases see the albums and singles of the month feature here.
KAMASI WASHINGTON – ANOTHER ESSENTIAL JAZZ EPIC
When you next come to our store you will see the amazing window display for the incredible Kamasi Washington album , see picture here which really in impressive. The album itself is absolutely fantastic and one of the albums of the year for sure, an incredible piece of music. if you haven’t already ordered your copy grab the 2CD or 4LP both with bonus discs herenow.
We still have in stock but in an ever reducing quantity many of the best RSD18 releases, see here for the titles that we have available.
CLAIM YOUR 10% OFF BEFORE 30TH JUNE
If you haven’t already claimed your 10% off in June, please take advantage of this by tomorrow 30th June when the offer closes. Enter code june2018 at checkout to get your 10% discount (only applies if you haven’t already used it)
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 at 10am on Solar radio/sky0129, on DAB or the Solar app for another Soul Brother Selection. With so many great new releases in the past month it is really hard to know what not to play, so it should be a great show.
Have a great weekend