New Music / Hello Skinny: Mr P.Z.

Pre order on Bandcamp. Brownswood release the first new music in four years from Hello Skinny in the form of the above track, Mr P.Z. He’s hooked up with trombone

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New music / Orchestre Les Mangelepa: Last Band Standing

                One of the all time great African big bands, Orchestre les Mangelepa, have their newest album out on Strut October 20. They

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The final album / Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings: Soul Of A Woman

So here it is. I was playing a gig with Neal Sugarman (head honcho of Daptone Records) at the back end of July when he mentioned there was a final

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Manchester / E Da Boss @ Peek A Groove, Sat 7 October

One half of Myron & E and a well respected selector of soul, E Da Boss is flying over to the UK for some Manchester action this weekend. I’ll be

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Waajeed x Mr Scruff in Manchester this weekend

Scruff’s monthly Keep It Unreal night sees a visit from Detroit don Waajeed this Saturday night, down at Band On The Wall. Waajeed’s latest EP is out on his own

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Video / Josephine Oniyama: ‘Til You

Brilliant news from Manchester, as the amazingly soulful Josephine Oniyama announces new music from her second album, the single ‘Til You. It’s a gorgeously uplifting and reflective song, with a

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New music / Son Of Sam x Soundsci: Put It On Ya

Put It On Ya by Son Of Sam Son Of Sam unleash another single from the wildly-populated debut album, Cinder Hill. This time Soundsci come to the fore… find out

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New music / Gili Yalo: Selam

  Based in Tel Aviv but making music with Ethiopian styles at its heart, Gili Yalo is ready to release his debut album this autumn. Influenced by seventies blues, soul

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On wax / Darkman OST, art by Francesco Francavilla

One of my favourite artists has been busy completing the cover art for the vinyl release of the Darkman soundtrack on Waxwork Records. Sam Raimi’s Phantom Of The Opera-inspired  character

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New music / Jonti returns with Sleeping and Falling

November 3 sees the release of Jonti’s new long player, Tokorats. His work is as dreamy as ever and infused with the sunshine that permeates his earlier albums. Interestingly, this

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