G R O O V E M E N T / MANCHESTER & BEYOND
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Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band: Bacao Suave c/w Round and Round

The Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band’s P.I.M.P. has become the stuff of legend since its release on Mocambo records back in 2008. It currently fetches a good £40 on 7″,

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Souleance: Jogar EP preview

  Alice Dufay is a stunning artist, supplying the images for Souleance’s music on the regs. She also has a top Brazilian record collection – as sampled for this heavy

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Preview: All-star funk band The Beta Club release ridiculous 7″ Brassa Nova

Buy the single Ridiculously laid-back, spookily-organed, forebodingly-guitared, soulfully-percussioned, lamentigly-horned  and funky as hell – Brassa Nova is the first single from funk supergroup The Beta Club. It’s the soundtrack to

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Daptone colour vinyl countdown to 100th 45 release

As I’m writing this, the first in Daptone’s series of coloured 45 releases, celebrating 100 7″ releases, has just sold out. It’s Charles Bradley & LaRose Jackson with Luv Jones.

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Video: Lee Fields in fightin’ mood for ‘Just Can’t Win’

The new video from Lee Fields, in fightin’ mood coaching Boardwalk Empire’s Margot Bingham, for the single Just Can’t Win –  taken from the forthcoming Truth & Soul Records release,

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Preview: Adrian Younge orchestrates the new Souls of Mischief LP, ft Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Snoop, Busta & William Hart (Delfonics)

Adrian Younge presents Souls of Mischief: There Is Only Now Linear Labs Records, 18 August 2014 ‘A group where I grew up knowing every single word to their albums… When I

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Manchester: Mr Thing spins the final In The Loop cypher

The In The Loop cyphers draw to a close, and we’ve invited our favourite DJ to come and play. Facebook event and Skiddle To buy tickets for this event please visit

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