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This Section serves to filter through reviews of new and reissue releases that I’ve done as part of my work with Soul Brother Records but isn’t stuff I carry on this site. There are links through to buy anything that you like the sound of. Hope you find it useful.
COOL UNCLE (BOBBY CALDWELL & JACK SPLASH) – COOL UNCLE - Bobby Caldwell – best known for his 1978 ‘What You Won’t Do For Love’ – is back with a collaboration with noted producer/writer Jack Splash under the moniker Cool Uncle’. The infectious, sultry ‘Game Over’ features Mayer Hawthrone and absolutey nails it, the super funky fresh ‘Breaking Up’ feat Denience Williams and Eric Bidiness, the […]
DEROBERT – GOT THE GOODS - A step up for the Derobert sound with this killer set that has a darker feel in both the writing and music: there’s a more ‘Blaxploitation’ vibe here – more ‘street’ – and as a result the effects are engaging and dramatic. ‘Got The Goods’ is almost a protest song at any doubters he may […]
PEO – SWEDE SOUL MUSIC - ‘Swede Soul Music’ is Peo’s debut album on Sundea Soul and it’s a gem of an album: languid grooves, spacey keys and kicking beats as well as a nod to the future-past give this a proper modern soul feel. There are six vocalists on ‘Swede Soul Music’ – all credited with their first names – […]