Archive for November, 2013

  • Nostalgia: The Future

    By Chris Wells on November 19, 2013
    Nostalgia 77’s new album A Journey Too Far will be released on February 10, 2014 on CD, Deluxe LP (12”+7”+DL) and Digital. The fifth studio LP under the Nostalgia 77 name finds the hugely respected producer, composer, songwriter and guitarist Benedic Lamdin [fresh from album production for Jamie Cullum] developing his creative partnership with beguiling German singer Josa Peit, plus […]
  • Motown In A Box

    By Chris Wells on November 19, 2013
    Coming from UMC on December 2 is THE MOTOWN 7s BOX – a collection of 14 rare and previously unreleased on vinyl gems, with all tracks lovingly restored from the original Hitsville master tapes. Only 2200 copies will be manufactured, so they are bound to sell out fast. Compiler, original Wigan Casino DJ Richard Searling says about it: “Of all […]
  • Movement For The People

    By Chris Wells on November 15, 2013
    Launching Michael Kiwanuka’s brand new label venture, Movement Records, on December 9 will be Count On You, a debut single by new artist Christian Gregory. Count On You was co-written with Kiwanuka and was recorded in one take at the Movement Records studio in North London using a range of vintage instruments and recording gear, in order to capture a […]
  • Craig’s New List

    By Chris Wells on November 13, 2013
    The second album compilation from broadcaster and actor Craig Charles will be released by Freestyle Records on November 25. Brimming with the kind of funky grooves that his BBC 6 Music show has become famous for, The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club – Volume 2 contains 18 tracks, including three exclusive/previously unreleased items: Dr. Rubberfunk’s Creek Walk, Emma Beatson […]
  • Poogie Bell: A Little Suga

    By Chris Wells on November 11, 2013
    Having played with Marcus Miller’s band for 20 years and as side man with, among others, Tom Browne, Chaka Khan, David Sanborn, Keith Sweat, Erykah Badu, Hugh Masekela [with whom he toured South Africa alongside Miriam Makeba] and Angélique Kidjo, drummer Poogie Bell has more recently been leading his own band to considerable international acclaim. His most recent album, Suga […]
  • Archived Magazine 2013 October

    By jo GB on November 9, 2013
  • Abram Wilson: Double Commemoration

    By Chris Wells on November 7, 2013
    A little more than a year after the death of acclaimed jazz trumpeter and composer Abram Wilson, his former manager and widow Jennie Cashman Wilson has teamed up with EFG London Jazz Festival producers Serious to stage the only London tribute concert in memory of her husband. The performance, which takes place on November 20 in the Purcell Room, Queen […]
  • OK 2Kay

    By Chris Wells on November 6, 2013
    Abinye David Jumbo, otherwise known as Mr 2Kay, is currently hot on the Afrobeats scene from here to his hometown in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Following the huge success of the original version of his track Bubugaga, he has just burst through here with a special UK remix of the single featuring UK based Afrobeats songstress May7ven [of Ten Ten fame] […]