Blues and Soul Music Magazine

Issue 1099

Welcome to B&S


Latest Reviews

Next Reviews 1 to 10 of 143

Selva 1

João Selva: Navegar (Underdog Records)

Don't get me wrong I love Samba, Bossa and Latin but when it's given a funkier edge my ears prick up. Here JS has cleverly melded styles much in the way Manu Chao did years ago...

read more

Treasure Isle Presents Soul Power '68 - Various Artists (REVIEW)

Soul Power '68: Various Artists (Cherry Red Records)

1968 was a very impactful year on the vibrant soul scene of the day. Many will recall 1968 as the year that soul music found its political voice...

read more

Win Victor Chukwu & The Black Irokos albums

Win Victor Chukwu & The Black Irokos CD’s

We have 5 Victor Chukwu & The Black Irokos double CD’s containing “Akalaka” and “The Power” albums up for grabs. All you have to do to win a copy is to answer our artist related question...

read more

The Wailers: One World (Sony Music Latin) album review

The Wailers: One World (Sony Music Latin)

Bob Marley's legacy continues in the shape of his former band because this collection of songs are going to open the floodgates to a younger generation, keen on uplifting and contemporary reggae...

Videoread more

Soul 1

Soul Love Now: The Black Fire Records Story 1975-1993 (Strut)

Strut continue their excellent work with this sterling compilation bringing together classics and rarities from the seminal spiritual jazz and conscious soul label Black Fire, spanning 1975 to 199...

read more

Kuti 1

Kutiman : Wachaga

Kutiman teams up the with the Wachaga nation tribe, a group of indigenous villages who live around the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and comes up with a thoroughly unique concept

Videoread more

Wailers 1

The Wailers & Guests: One World One Prayer (Sony Music Latin)

The Wailers are back with a bang with their 1st single in over 25 years! Celebrating unity around the world in the shape of their vibey new release "One World, One Prayer" ft. Skip Marley, Farruko, Shaggy & Cedella Marley...

Videoread more


Clancy Eccles & The Dynamites : Freedom / Fire Corner, 2CD

The album gets off to a terrific start with the opener,'Freedom' a rework of an earlier track he recorded in 1962.The two tracks differ in feel as the latter has a straighter groove than the blue beat original.

read more

Kuti 1

Kutiman : Saluf EP

This enticing slow burner should become a classic in any deejay's bag worth his salt.The rhythmic interplay and cross patterns really cut the mustard

Videoread more

Chain 1

Chainska Brassika : Simple Things Ft Frank Harper

These sons of the two tone revolution have hooked up with actor Frank Harper ,best known for his "hard man" roles, such as "Billy Bright" in The Football Factory and "Dog" in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Videoread more

Next Reviews 1 to 10 of 143

From Jazz Funk & Fusion To Acid Jazz

Join the B&S Mailing List

Blues and Soul on Twitter