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New releases and pre-orders 31st of May 2019

Noel McKoy has been one of the stalwarts of UK Soul for the past 3 decades and he returns with possibly his best album to date 'People make change' . We are delighted that Noel will be with us tomorrow in store from 1pm launching the album and signing copies, I hope that you can join us to support this unsung hero. Pieces of a Dream celebrate 40 years with their new album 'On another Note'. Check out the new albums from Mosambique  and Duncan Eagles. Azymuth's first known recordings 'Demos 1973-75' are presented on a CD and two LP's,...
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New releases and pre-orders 24th of May 2019

The lovely Natasha Watts recorded an amazing concert in Japan with the 20+ piece  A hundred birds orchestra which is now available from today on an exclusive limited edition CD. Natasha will be in store on Sat 8th June signing the album so hope that you can join us to meet her, if you can';t make it you can pre-order a signed copy now. There are also really good new albums from Vivian Sessoms 'Life 2' a continuation of her superb 'Life' from last year. Shayna Steele (remember her on Snaky Puppy family dinner cd ?) has made a great Bluesy...
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New releases and pre-orders 17th of May 2019

It's a great week for releases with some fantastic new albums on both CD and LP. Tahirah Memory 'Asha' is a beautiful follow up to her superb 'Pride' in store today and pre-order for a signed copy for when she is here on 15th June. Rahsaan Patterson returns with his best album is years 'Heroes and Gods' . Theo Croker has made another great album 'Star people nation' available today on CD and next week on Vinyl. Shafiq Husayn is a new name to us but you will be familiar with many of the many of the vocalists incl Erykah...
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RSD and recommended recent 12s

Check out this list of 40 New and Reissue 12" singles which includes many RSD titles that we still have in stock. There are some great titles here including classics from Garfield Flemming, Hipnotic, Leos Sunship, Teddy Pendergrass plus lesser known rarities from  Zaid Rahbani , Spirit, Miroslav Vitous and new Louie Vega mixes of Luther Vandross and Kings of House. These 12" singles can be combined with titles from the 7" singles selection here to optimise postage costs. Records can be ordered on-line, over the phone on 020 8875 1018 or collected from our shop in Putney Open 10-7...
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New releases and pre-orders 10th of May 2019

Some great albums and 45s feature this week, none less so than the stunning and highly anticapted set from Carlton Jumel Smith. With the crack team of Timmion house band/writing crew Cold Diamond & Mink behind this, Carlton has delivered an album that oozes vintage soul class. If you liked the monster crossover killer 'This Is What Love Looks Like' this is essential! Tony Momrelle releases his stunning new set - the 'The Best Is Yet To Come' - and the music and vocals are absolutely on point. This album is packed with really strong cuts that will further elevate...
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Focus on: 45s

With so many great 45s out at the moment we've pulled together a selection to offer you. From our own releases (a couple from Barbara Lynn and the Sharon Ridley/Ralph Graham gem) to great cuts like Ronnie McNeir's modern 'My Baby', the new offerings from Kent and subsidiary Deep Soul as well as new jewels from Izipho Soul there are a lot of top class records around right now. We also have all the RSD soul and jazz 45s as we as the quality box sets - check the Modern Soul and Northern Soul boxes, plus the superb Al Green...
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New releases and pre-orders 3rd of May 2019

The long awaited Disco Soul Gold 2 CD is out this week, with 19 contemporary Modern soul gems mixed by Nigel Lowis. Alfa Mist have a really good new Jazz album, mainly instrumental but ft Jordan Rakei on LP only. Bobby Oroza is a Finnish Blue eyed soul singer and his album 'This love' is really nice retro soul.  There two outstanding Spiritual jazz reissues on the ever reliable Pure Pleasure 180gm analogue label. Adele Sebastian 'Desert Fairy Princess''' and Dadisi Komolafe ''''Hassans Walk'' are both from the Nimbus West catalogue and are brilliant albums not to be missed, and...
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New releases and pre-orders 26th of April 2019

There are some very good new and reissue albums this week. Marvin Gaye 'You're the man' album is now available on CD, shipping today , still awaiting date on Vinyl repress. Kelly Finnigan is the latest artist to produce a good retro soul album on the Colemine label, available on CD and black or limited coloured vinyl. The O'jays return with  'The Last word' on Cd and LP and London based Ezra Collective release their first full album again on CD. Lp or limited Coloured vinyl. George Benson produce a tribute album to Chuck Berry and Fats Domino and Aaron...
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New releases and pre-orders 19th of April 2019

Chelsea Wilson returns with a very strong new Soul album 'Chasing Gold' now in stock on CD and LP. Dwight Trible fantastic 'Mothership'' album is now in stock on limited coloured Vinyl as well as CD and Black Vinyl. Bill Laurance 'Cables' is also now on LP and the Budos Band have a new album 'V' . There are some good reissues this week 9th Creation have an unreleased album from the early 80's on CD,  Vinyl due next week. Lamont Dozier's classic 'Love & Beauty' and the  fantastic Eliminators 'Lovin Explosion' get welcome vinyl reissues, and there is a...