Grey Hounds – Accumilator

The Austin based duo hit the mark with their new recording with Argent Records. Keyboardist Anthony Farrell and guitarist Anthony Trube unique sound comes from their searching for thrift shop instruments. For this recording they cross boundaries of mainstream fusing RnB, Soul, Blues and Funk into a distinctive Southern sound. The song writing is fresh, […]

Mark De Clive-Lowe – Church

  Church is the new (and 11th) release from Mark De Clive-Lowe (MdCL) the New Zealand Keyboardist and Producer who now resides in LA. One of the pioneers of nu-jazz and broken beat movements, with major influences drawn from Jazz and fused with intelligent urban rhythms, Mr Clive-Lowe’s new release is a meticulously planned and […]

Todd Terje – It’s Album Time

  ‘It’s Album Time’ is the eagerly awaited long playing release, from the new Norwegian king of modern disco Todd Terje. With it being common knowledge that the album would contain his four previous EP releases including the impressive previous single releases ‘Strandbar’ and the huge ‘Inspector Norse’, there was a lot at stake for […]

Satanicpornocultshop – Maiden Voyage

I’m guessing that you may not have heard of Satanicpornocultshop. I never had before the end of 2013, but when a respected fellow Audiophile called me and insisted that I listen to their latest LP “Maiden Voyage” more than once before I made my mind up, I thought I better had. When I enquired “what […]

John Turrell – The Kingmaker

  The Kingmaker is the first solo full release from John Turrell, one half of the North East soul collective Smoove & Turrell. The album is quintessentially blues soul, with feelings towards Northern UK working life. The Kingmaker stamps out this blues and soul singers mark of authenticity for vocal talent, and as with the lyrics […]

Sounsci – Soundsational

This record is a gem for any ‘real Hip-Hop’ fans that puts many of its young contenders to shame. The band are a collective of producers, DJs and MC’s, whose second full release focuses on stripped down traps and hooks, with fluid and intelligent vocal delivery. The whole album is very good but the tracks […]

Mayer Hawthorne – Where Does This Door Go

  “Where Does This Door Go” is the third full release from the Detroit born young crooner of retro soul. It see’s him growing in strength both as a vocalist, songwriter, and contender for the mainstream heavyweight, but as with his previous releases it has its highs and lows. This time he has left the […]

Mr Benn – Shake A Leg

Ben Menter aka Mr Benn hails from Bristol and has been putting on nights there for a long time, developing his style of infusing hip hop rhythms with reggae. His remixes of reggae classics have earned him a reputation as a dance floor filler. This, his debut album took four years to put together, and […]

Saturday Shifting – The Gene Dudley Group

This is an impressive debut album from a 27 year old one man band, who wrote and recorded every instrument on his first release (on Wah Wah 45’s label) from his bedroom in North London. This LP has been eagerly awaited since the single teaser ‘The Fawcett Negotiation/The New Lots Of Coopertown was released earlier in […]

Samuel Purdy – Musically Adrift

This former release was dropped by a small label, backed by Sony Records in 1999 and has become a little known about gem. Although it was only over ever released in Japan in 1999, it takes you straight back to the mid seventies. Think the sounds of The Doobie Brothers, Tower of Power, Steely Dan, […]