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Issue 1088

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Jean Carne

Jean Carne : Don't Let It Go To Your Head The Anthology

When it comes to fusing '70s soul and jazz with well crafted songwriting and strong instrumental backing look no further than the wonderful and exceptional talents of Jean Carne

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Kizzy Crawford: Progression

New Soul-Folk sensation Kizzy Crawford gifts us with her debut single on Freestyle Records to dazzling effect. Kizzy possesses an evocative melodic and smooth as cream voice with a very stylish persona to boot...

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BFE

Brooklyn Funk Essentials WIth Alison Limerick: Where Love Lives

Brooklyn Funk Essentials revisit their extensive past and reinterpret one of their stone cold club classics 'Where Love Lives' dipping into their influences from funk to neo soul to great effect

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LAKESIDE: YOUR WISH IS MY COMMAND / KEEP ON MOVING STRAIGHT AHEAD

This all follows on from the Double CD release of three other great Lakeside albums “Shot Of Love”, “Rough Riders” and “Fantastic Voyage” too thus completing the absorbing output this enterprising funk band contributed

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The Magnificent Tape Band: The subtle Art Of Distraction (ATA Records)

Leeds based outfit The Magnificent Tape Band (brainchild of Neil Innes & Pete Williams) bring out their debut album recorded in analogue and the results show, this is a real touch of class and rather special too...

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Judith Hill: The Pepper Club

"Pepper" is no potboiler either,slinky guitar,crisp beats,some decent slap bass and a stonking horn section make this a goose necking floor filling and fun party banger - five feet from stardom!

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Lakeside

Lakeside : Shot of love,rough riders,fantastic voyage

It's interesting that this 1980 release really put Lakeside out there with bands like Slave, Bar-Kays & Parliament especially being from Dayton,Ohio this now promoted them to the first division of Funkateers.

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Ltd : shine on

Hands up who remembers L.T.D? (Love, Togetherness, Devotion), the ten-piece Band from North Carolina that featured Jeffrey Osborne on lead vocals a band that came into their own in the early 70’s

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Marlena shaw

Marlena Shaw : Go Away little Boy the columbia anthology

* Lovers of soul jazz and rare groove will no doubt be extremely excited by this bumper 2-CD compilation concentrating on her three year stint with Columbia between 1977-1980,culled from three of her seminal albums

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The New Mastersounds : Renewed Energy

The New Mastersounds are back and playing much the same type of groove-oriented organ-combo music they've been embracing for nigh on 20 years but with some added twists.

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