Tag: vinyl

Keb Darge & Little Edith's Rockin' R'n'B

It might not be the only release of its kind on the BBE label, because Keb Darge & Little Edith’s Legendary Rockin’ R&B album is described as the first in a 'series', setting out to expose lesser known or forgotten lights of R&B music from the 50s and 60s. Interestingly, […]

Heavy Soul fanzine plus free single

You don't see many fanzines these days, so it's always nice to report a new one, in this case Heavy Soul. Described by its creator as 'amateurish but readable' (which probably does it a disservice), the first issues comes with a free 7-inch ep featuring The Urges, The Charms, Penelope […]

The School CD reviewed

Something a little different added to our music reviews section – the new album by The School. It's called Loveless Unbeliever and is released on the Elefant label. Mark Raison has reviewed the album, which is a modern take on early 60s pop if you like. I'll say no more […]

R&B Hipshakers Volume 1 – CD / vinyl

Can't say I'd heard of this release, but R&B Hipshakers Volume 1 (aka teach me To Monkey) on the Vampisoul label seems will worth investigating. It's compiled by Mr Fine Wine (of Downtown Soulville radio show and podcast fame), pulling tracks from the Federal and King vaults, ranging from '56 […]

eBay watch: Philips 133 record player

Looking for a new record player? You could do worse than check out unused 1970s Philips 133 portable record player, which is up for grabs on eBay. Dating back to the 1970s, it is indeed described as 'mint condition' and 'real museum quality', so we can presume this is a […]

PorTables – vinyl-inspired tableware

You may know Kavel Rafferty for her club flyers or if you were around, the sleeves of the free CDs we gave away for the Modculture Outta Sight club night amongst many other higher profile things. Well, she has now teamed up with Ella Doran to make PorTables.  The new collection […]

El Chavo – Hit The Boogaloo 45

Classic boogaloo recorded in 2010? That's what you get with the Hit The Boogaloo 45 by El Chavo. Produced by legendary jazz DJ & producer Paul Murphy, it's an update of that classic Latin-based dancefloor sound and a take on Tito Puente's Hit The Bongo. The reverse is the Lonnie […]

New band: The Filthy Six

Jazzy, funky and a heavy dose of Hammond – The Filthy Six are about to launch their debut single on the Acid Jazz label with a track you might already be familiar with. That track is Get Carter, taking a funky detour from the Roy Budd original, back by the […]