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Issue 1094

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Donald Byrd & The Blackbyrds: The Jazz Funk Collection (Robinsongs)

Donald Byrd's illustrious career can be dissected into two parts,firstly his success as a solo artist on Blue Note Records for which he made over twenty albums and secondly as an educator at Howard University Washington D.C.

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Flevans: Accumulate (Jalapeno Records)

By now the word is spreading about this multi-instrumentalist, DJ and producer who mixes an eclectic yet accessible style that falls between the genres of funk, breaks, soul and electronica...

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The Haggis Horns: Stand Up For Love (Haggis Records)

The Haggis Horns magic returns, after 2-years in the making with this, their 5th and o-so-glorious latest album, "Stand Up For Love". I'm pleased to say, it's back to belter basics for this highly enterprising outfit...

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King Rooster : Dirty States Of Mind

The King Rooster consistently put out exciting and vital 45's and this I can safely say, is no exception. Yet again they have raised the bar and shown what a real to

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Rhea Sun: Train (MackLife)

Rhea Sun: Train (Macklife Records)

Rhea Sun’s classy debut “Train”, released on UK r&b royal Mark Morrison’s revitalised MacLlife label, arrives bang-on-time to turn up the heat on the charts with its soul-soaked summer vibe...

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Haggis Horns: Haggis Express (Haggis Records)

It’s hard not to be riveted to the spot by this one. You hear the mighty mid-tempo rhythm groove and you can’t help but gooseneck...

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On The Spot: Hefe

Adorned with a fluid and ripping guitar solo that gives way to a blistering organ outburst that conjures up the sonic delights of Brian Auger's Oblivion Express...

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Carlene Graham: Online (Carlene Graham Productions)

Carlene Graham: Online (Carlene Graham Productions)

Carlene Graham may be in lockdown in Southern Spain but her talent and creativity are far from quarantined, as she delivers her latest standout album "Online"...

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Smoove & Turrell: Fade Away (Jalapeno Records)

Smoove & Turrell unleash "Fade Away" from their highly anticipated album, Stratos Bleu, featuring on-point authentic soul production from Steve Smoove and modern soul vocal hero John Turrell...

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Aladean Kheroufi : Sorry If I Hurt You

This retro-soul revivalist tag maybe stapled on to him, due to this vintage soul slice of blessedness on offer but it suits his vibe with its eccentric depth.

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