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Albums of the week – 28th March 2013

Charles Bradley burst into the scene with his debut album a couple of years back and now makes a great more soul oriented follow up with Victim of Love. The Relatives and Menahan Street band also follow that retro 60's/early 70's  oul/funk sound. Marc Evans and Groove Odyssey serve up some soulful house. There are great comps from Millie Jackson and Denise LaSalle, and Liberation Music and a fantastic value for money 3CD Beginners guide to Jazz funk  that has some fantastic tunes. Good reissues 45's and a vinyl album of Ty Karim's material. Also check another selection of original Sealed...
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Sealed Vinyl Albums – 26th March 2013

Here is the second listing of recently arrived Original Sealed Vinyl albums. It is becoming increasingly difficult to source 'Original albums in 'new' sealed condition, so please  check the titles for your collection (the majority have soundclips for you to preview them) and order early to avoid disappointment as all titles are one-offs . Records can be ordered on-line, over the phone on 020 8875 1018 or collected from our shop open mon- sat 10 -7.
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Top releases of the week – 22nd March 2013

This must be one of the biggest weeks for new releases reissues and comps for a long time, with nearly 50 titles arriving. Bluey makes his solo debut with a good album, Doggett brothers and Heidi Vogel also have strong albums and the vinyl issues of elements of life and jose james are now in. Many of Fela Kuti's back catalogue are now out on CD again along with 2 best of double CD's with DVDs. Great reissues include  Ndugu and chocolate jam co. Arthur Prysock and the 40th anniversary edition of War's World is a Ghetto. The Backbeats series...
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Sealed Vinyl Albums – 21st March 2013

Take this opportunity to grab one of these original sealed vinyl albums which have just arrived. Most of these titles we have not seen sealed for many years , and some of them I've not found sealed since they were new. There will be another list early next week (w/c 25th march) with  some more sealed albums, but these can be viewed in the shop before then. All titles are one-offs so please order early to avoid disappointment. Records can be ordered on-line, over the phone or collected from our shop in Putney open Mon-Sat 10 -7  Sun 11-5.
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Top releases of the week – 15th March 2013

It's another great week for new releases and reissues. Elements of Life 'Eclipse' takes pride of place an amazing uplifting Double CD to bring some warmth into your life. August Heat from Louisiana have made a great traditional Southern Soul albums with real instruments, William Hart is in fine voice on Adrian Younge presents the Delfonics and our own Terri Walker appears as part of Lady. There's also some good Smooth jazz and fusion albums check out David P Stevens and Tom Schuman. Kev Beedle has compiled a great Dancefloor Jazz compilation 'Private Collection' and the third instalment of John Morales...
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Early Y2K soul albums

Some of the best new soul albums released in the early 2000's are included in this list of pre-owned CDs that includes many rare out of print titles which you may not have in your collection. Most titles are one off's so please order early to avoid disappointment. CDs can be ordered on-line, over the phone or collected from our shop in Putney open 10-7 Mon- Sat 11-5 Sun. There will be a list of New and Smooth Jazz CDs from the same period next week (w/e 22nd March 2013)
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Top releases of the week – 8th March 2013

There may not be that many new releases this week but the Quality is high. Phil Perry's smooth delivery has enchanted us for 30 years, and his new album of covers 'Say Yes'  will delight his many fans. Lynn Marie is a new name to us but the Detroit vocalist with a great voice has made 2 previous albums before 'Phoenix' , but this will be the album that puts here firmly on the map, Quality female soul. Honey La Rochelle featured on the Soul Independence comp, and her debut album 'Yes feeling' has many highlights. Two of Johnny Guitar...