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ALL OK?

‘I’ll Be Okay’ is the debut single from London soul singer GUY IVORY and though it’s his first solo foray, Mr I has an impressive...

IT’S THE GOSPEL TRUTH

All self-respecting soul fans know that Gospel Truth Records was an important subsidiary of the mighty Stax Records empire. The good news for collectors is...

WHERE YOU WANNA BE…..

Atlanta soul man JERMAINE ROBBINS won plenty of friends with his album, ‘The Journey Within’. We were so impressed in fact that the long player...

SPARKLING!

The wonderfully named ADIKA PONGO are an Italian band fronted by a certain Ms Francy and we first heard of them back in 2018 when...

EARTH SONG!

Latest offering from young Brit pop/soul singer MELISSA SANLEY is an atmospheric and dramatic ballad, ‘Mother Earth’ on which she showcases the power of her...

STRIKE UP THE BAND!

The prolific soul-jazz guitarist U-NAM returns to the fray with a new collection that marks a new and exciting direction for the genial French born...

A FAMILY AFFAIR….

First, the pairing of RICK CLARKE AND DON E musically praised the concept of ‘Friends’. Then , with the same optimism, they lauded the concept...

JAZZ TRUMPETER WALLACE RONEY DIES

Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter, WALLACE RONEY, died in hospital in New Jersey on Wednesday April 1st after contracting Covid 19.  He was 59. Philadelphia-born Roney, a...

BILL WITHERS DIES

Iconic soul man BILL WITHERS died on Monday 30th March in Los Angeles. He was 81 and he’d been suffering with heart problems. Withers’ family...