Ace Records has another potential winner coming up with the release of the Mod Jazz And Then Some! on its Kent imprint.
I know not everyone gets along with a t-shirt, but with a mini heatwave round the corner, it might not be a bad idea to have one or two to hand. There are more than that number at Ace Records, which has just boosted its range with these Kent label […]
Fans of first-generation R&B might want to get an order in for New Breed Blues With Black Popcorn, which is released on the Kent label.
If you have been in the business 30 years, an album is certainly going to be on the cards. In the case of Kent, it’s the Kent 30: Best Of Kent Northern 1982 – 2012 album.
A well travelled and knowledgeable black music fan, and club regular once came up to me and thanked me and the Hideaway Club’s playlist for putting him onto a wealth of hitherto unknown 45s from the King/ Federal labels.
We’ll have a review soon enough, but if you want to dive in, the King New Breed R&B Volume 2 album is out now on Ace.
Little did the team at Ace realise when they first got access to Dave Hamilton’s library of studio tapes back in the mid ’90s that it would result in a 15 year journey.
For me, one of the strongest series on Ace Records – the Mod Jazz series that is. And that series will be added to next week with Mod Jazz Forever.