With remixes of ‘She Fish’ and ‘Right On Up (For Love)’,
the Main Stem are big at Lip Service so it’s no surprise that after the Contortion Danse 12″ of a couple of months ago we get an album that finds thier Electric Church is having a post disco nu- house soft rock revival! Continue reading The Main Stem – Electric Church
For those of you in the Bay Area, you’ll know that the will know all about the
Yerba Buena Discos team, if only from their huge 20th release by Homero Espinosa featuring Allegra Bandy – and now they are back with some equally fine soulful deep house to enjoy! Continue reading Homero Espinosa ft. Allegra Bandy – Then You Smiled
There’s nothing like it when it comes to UK
Soul legend Omar and if you listened to the latest Gilles Peterson show you’ll know that Omar’s latest album is monster when droppin’ names like Estelle, Angie Stone and Stevie Wonder!
Continue reading Omar – Sing (if You Want To)
Rob ”Roy” Raindorf is one of the most enigmatic artists to come out of
Ghana. Born in Accra in 1949, he appeared from nowhere with a unique and twisted sound.
‘ Forgive Us All‘ from Funky Rob Way
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At least there’s one day a year when your local independent record store makes the news as Record Store Day returns with lots of special releases on vinyl to collect; and much more too!
Continue reading Record Store Day with Jonny Trunk & Gilles Peterson (16th April 2011)
Siggi Loch’s ACT label has a wealth of talented young piano players on their roster and here’s another who happens to be British!
Continue reading Gwilym Simcock – Good Days at Schloss Elmau
After all the acclaim that has been loaded upon James Blakes’ debut album entitled
, it’s only fair to write some more about the biggest sound of 2011 so far. James Blake
Continue reading James Blake – James Blake
If you’re looking forward to seeing
Marc Rapson at Scope this Friday, don’t forget to take a few bob with you just in case there’s a few copies left of his fantastic debut EP for sale: Dark Vs. Light.
Continue reading Marc Rapson – Dark Vs. Light
Kick starting a series of new mixes for !K7-affiliated label Cool in the Pool, they’ve invited 24 year old Londoner Brackles to step up to plate for Volume 1.
Continue reading V/A – Songs For Endless Cities Volume 1: Brackles
Not one of the five members of the band
Special Benny are called Benny which is encouraging as post indie folktronic sound so much better than their impulse name choice.
Continue reading Special Benny – Toys
If you don’t recognized the name of The Haggis Horns, it probably doesn’t mean you haven’t heard them as in the past they’ve recorded with Amy Winehouse, Robbie Williams, Estelle, Adele, KT Kunstall and Lily Allen to name just a few; no wonder it’s taken so long to record the ‘difficult’ second album – but you gotta keep movin’.
Continue reading The Haggis Horns – Keep On Movin’
After an extended spell of political OD in the UK, it’s a welcome return for the truth via Great Britain’s favourites even if they are ‘Sick Tonight’.
Continue reading Dan Le Sac Vs. Scroobius Pip – Sick Tonight / Great Britain (Remixes)
“Incredibly this is the first time these guys have played live and this is the official launch of the new album
Time, Ladies and Gentleman – Emanative!”
Continue reading Emanative – Time
Fans of Isaac Hayes’
Shaft soundtrack will recognise the title, but would they recognose this version from Brighton’s Richie Phoe?
Continue reading Richie Phoe – Bumpy’s Lament