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Welcome to Echoes!

We are the UK’s foremost monthly magazine covering soul, jazz, reggae, R&B and hip-hop.
What’s more, we’ve been here since January 1976 – not even the COVID pandemic could stop us!

Our print platform remains our flagship enterprise – you can buy it in most good newsagents or right here on this site and have it delivered direct to your door – but we also publish a fine online, flippy version for those who need instant digital access.

Do join us for the most expert and opinionated coverage of black music old and new you can find anywhere.

Chris Wells [Editor]

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    Ocean’s Away

    UK pop-soul pioneer Billy Ocean is back, with a sell-out UK tour and a brand new album, Here You…

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    Woulda, Shoulda… Finally Did

    Bettye Lavette is thankful for her latter day successes.
    Chris Wells thinks they should have come 30 years ago.

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  • Brecon News

    The Brecon Jazz Festival this year – August 9-11 promises to be a cracker, with a third more gigs…

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  • Warwick Bankrupt

    Pop-soul legend Dionne Warwick filed for Chapter Seven bankruptcy at the end of March in order to put an…

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    Cliff Tops

    The legendary Brave Warrior, Jimmy Cliff has announced an exclusive London date for mid-summer.

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