EDITORS PICKS

  • Chuck Berry: On A Roll

    By Chris Wells on March 22, 2017
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    Echoes Deputy Ed., Kevin Le Gendre has some thoughts on the passing of one of the all-time greats. The...

  • Nao Is The Time

    By Chris Wells on May 6, 2016
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    Chris Wells meets Nao Yoshioka. Supported by Debra Debs’ band, Nao Yoshioka’s UK stage debut at Streatham’s Hideaway club...

  • Spin Doctor

    By Chris Wells on May 4, 2016
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    Book Review SPINNING AROUND: A HISTORY OF THE SOUL LP – VOLUME 1: A-K BY JOHN LIAS One-time...

  • Got The Cure

    By Chris Wells on October 26, 2015
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      Rebuilding his career after nine years in jail, Jah Cure is making his best music ever. John Masouri...

  • Lemar: Letter Perfect

    By Chris Wells on October 15, 2015
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    Lemar’s sixth album, The Letter is just out, via BMG Records. Mainly a covers project, it was recorded at East...

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    Bobby Womack: The Greatest Soulman

    By Chris Wells on July 16, 2014
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    A tribute by Echoes Editor Chris Wells Poised on a sofa in his home in the Hollywood Hills, rubbing...

  • Black Sunshine

    By Chris Wells on May 19, 2014
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    By Dan Dodds Legend has it that the aspiring classic rock star has to live fast and die young,...

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    Somi Extra!

    By Chris Wells on May 19, 2014
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    The May issue of Echoes stars American-African jazz-soul artist Somi on its cover, to tie in with the release...

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    Lee Fields: A Little Determination

    By Chris Wells on May 8, 2014
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    Back in 2012 we talked to Lee Fields about his long and variable career leading up to the release...

  • Debra Debs: Life Skills

    By Chris Wells on March 20, 2014
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    By Chris Wells Just across from Forest Hill station, at café From The Forest, they famously had a visit...