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Issue 1080

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My Trippin' Mojo : Edda's Garden

Some tasty (analogue recorded) deep funk all the way from the east side Leipzig,Germany reveals itself with My Trippin' Mojo fresh sounding debut album.

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Jo Harman: The People We Become (Total Creative Freedom)

Jo Harman: People We Become (Total Creative Freedom)

Though Harman has made her name on the blues circuit in the UK, in truth she mixes various genres including elements of rock, pop and country as well as soul, gospel and blues in her music...

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“Hot Coffey in the D: Burnin’ at Morey Baker’s Showplace Lounge”

Dennis Coffey is a name all funk and soul heads will be well aware of after all it was this guy who added the spice to many of Motown's funkier hits with his distinctive wah wah and fuzz toned blessedness.

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Stone Foundation: Street Rituals (100% Records)

Stone Foundation: Street Rituals (100% Records)

The hard working Midlands soul band’s seventh album finds them fulfilling their early promise with an excellent set featuring production, guest vocals, guitar and piano from Paul Weller...

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Deodato : Night Cruiser & Happy Hour

Let's face it Brazilian Eumir Deadato’s most successful period had been in the early 70’s when he presented his opus, the classic 'Also Sprach Zarathustra'

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Carleen Anderson: Cage Street Memorial (Freestyle Records)

Carleen Anderson: Cage Street Memorial (Freestyle Records)

Stirring stuff as is the follow on track, 'Deliverance' a beautiful ensemble piece bathed in Carleen's myriad voices that all have sub personalities of their own!

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79.5 : Terrorize My Heart

A groovy stop start beat, choice rhodes,a wah guitar and some jazz flute softened by some honeyed girl vocals,what's not to like?

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Hannah Williams & The Affirmations : Late Nights & HeartBreak

Ms Williams has never sung any sweeter or more powefully than she does here, put simply it's breathtaking,a sound of pure need symbolising nothing but pain,longing and fear.

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Herbie Hancock: Sunlight & Feets Don’t Fail Me Now (Robinsongs)

Originally released in 1978 and 1979, these are two classic albums where Hancock was experimenting with his vocal sound using the vocoder, and moved jazz into the disco era.

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Five Special: Self titled - Expanded edition (BBR)

Formed in 1978 and disbanded in 1981, R&B vocal group Five Special from Detroit dropped three albums; their debut now re-mastered and expanded by BBR.

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