Steeped in both the modern vintage of Daptone and Truth & Soul, plus the legacies of the likes of David Axelrod and Isaac Hayes, Coborg, Victoria’s Surprise Chef unfold themselves in layers of cinematic soul.
Their debut, All News Is Good News, is right up there soul and quality-wise with the labels I mentioned above, and its sequel, Daylight Savings, is imminent (vinyl’s limited to 500 on Mr Bongo, wax fans). Here are the first two drops from it.
Find more and support the band directly at the SURPRISE CHEF BANDCAMP. Thanks to the band for putting this playlist together!
Some new and new-ish releases that have been floating through our house consistently over the last month of lockdown. Big thanks to all of these artists for helping keeping us keep our heads in a good place.Surprise Chef
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Snooch Dodd & The Pro-Teens – I Flip My Life Every Time I Fly BANDCAMP
Danielle Ponder & Karate Boogaloo – Look Around BANDCAMP
Sven Wunder – Hanami BANDCAMP
Midnight Riders meet Naram Rhythm Section – Bobby Was A Gangster BANDCAMP
Sampa The Great – Time’s Up (remix) feat. Junglepussy BANDCAMP
Total Unity – I’m Takin’ a Stroll (With The One I Adore) BANDCAMP
Ex-Olympian – Voices In My Head BANDCAMP
The Sha La Das – Just For A Minute BANDCAMP
Liam Bailey – White Light BANDCAMP
And not available on Spotify or Apple:
Unity and the Downbeats – Love Dream BANDCAMP