Feature Groups Archives: Top Releases of the Week

New arrivals and Pre-orders | 13th January 2017

New releases Shabaka and the Ancestors have made a great deep spiritual jazz album on Brownswood which is now in stock on CD and LP. Reissues There is a good Double CD anthology of the Manhattans Columbia recordings. There are also good reissues from The Delfonics, Choice Four, Kellee Patterson, Fredi Grace, The Suttons, and […]

New releases and pre-orders | January 6th 2017

New Releases Luxury Soul 2017 CD has arrived and is shipping today. The Tribe Called Quest album is now available on Vinyl. There are a couple of great vinyl compilations new Orleans Soul Vol 4 and This is Fame. Leon Haywood intimate gets a UK CD release and there are some great new 45’s from […]

New releases and pre-orders | 30th December 2016

The final week of the year and we have quite a few good new releases arriving. Shabaka and the Ancestors have made a great Deep jazz album on Brownswood due in either today or Tuesday. Georgie B returns with the Groove Asscociation for a Soul Family Affair with a real 80’s soul throwback sound. Slowly […]

New releases – 23rd December | Happy Christmas to all our customers

We would like to wish all of our customers a very merry and peaceful Christmas. 2016 has been a very unusual year, but thankfully filled with some great Soul and especially Jazz music. You can check our albums of the year selections here. Our album of the year Louie Vega Starring XXVIII CD has now […]

New releases – 16th December 2016

New releases There are some great new and reissue albums this week. Carolyn Malachi has made a superb jazzy soul album in a similar style to Erykah Badu. Sultry soul singer Sydni Marie also has a good debut album ‘Sankofa’ . Jordan Rakei ‘Cloak’ also a quality 00’s Nu soul style album. Kindred ‘Legacy of […]

New releases and pre-orders 9th December 2016 | Gift Ideas

NEW RELEASES There are some good albums of the week. Ali Tennant returns after 15 years with a very strong R&B/Soul album ‘Get Loved’. John Legend has another good album ‘Darkness and Night’. Brit jazz funk Trumpeter Kenny Wellington pay homage to the great horn players with ‘Free Spirit’, and keyboardist Brian Simpson has a […]

New releases and pre-orders 2nd December 2016

New Releases Azymuth return with a great new album, ‘Fenix’ available on CD this week and on Vinyl on 16th. Joe and John Legend also have good new Soul albums, and Lori Williams a great new vocal jazz album. Gregory Porter  ‘Live In  Berlin is released as a DVD or a 2CD/DVD package. All of […]

New releases | Black Friday | Albums Of The Year 2016

NEW RELEASES Heston returns with one of , if not the best album of his career to date with ‘Transparency’, a superb set of contemporary Soul with a definite timeless style. Tribe Called Quest make their first (and last album) in 18 years with ‘We got it from here’ on CD , Vinyl in the […]

New releases – 18th November 2016

Solange has made a new album that includes the beautiful ‘Cranes in the sky’ a killer new soul cut. Hannah Williams teams up with the Affirmations for some retro soul in  ‘Late nights and Heartbreak’ and John Ellis has a nice floaty jazz album on Gondwana, plus there a limited edition single from Lee Fields. […]

New releases and pre-orders | Kenya and Gwendolyn Collins in store tonight!

There are some great new releases and reissues this week. Khari Cabral Simmons & Jiva ‘Heaven & Earth’ is a lovely samba soul album, R C and the Gritz is slightly edgier jazzy Neo-Soul and Richard Sears ft Albert ‘Tootie’ Heath ‘Altadena’ great spiritual jazz all from the fantastic Ropeadope group of labels. Louis Marks […]