Review: Miraa May – The Beginning EP

We reviewed Miraa May’s The Beginning EP. This time ’round I’m sat in the studio listening to The Beginning: an acoustic EP from the captivating singer and guitarist, Miraa May. Jhené [Aiko] has…


Soulfinger – Life, Love & Passion: A Motown Throwback Record

Production team Soulfinger have put together a Motown-inspired record called “Life, Love & Passion” and need your help to release it to the masses via Kickstarter. If you love old soul records, this…


How Did I Miss That: Jordan Rakei – My Time

Jordan Rakei’s neo soul jam My Time somehow missed our attention upon release. Here’s what we thought. Anyone who says “X music is dead/X music isn’t what it used to be” clearly hasn’t…


Floating Points – You’re A Melody #2 (Five-Hour Soul Mix)

Floating Points are back with a five hour soul mix, the second instalment of their You’re A Melody night. We’re a month late to this but hey, this mix is full of timeless…

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Alfa & Emmavie – Epoch EP

UK neo soul duo Alfa & Emmavie drop the sultry Epoch EP. My love for Soundcloud continued to grow after I uncovered another beauty of a song: this rendition of Laura Mvula’s Sing…


ONE TO WATCH: The Soul Diaries

Radio show The Soul Diaries is our One To Watch. The Soul Diaries – an alternative Soul radio show on Westside 89.6FM – has been steadily gaining momentum since the first episode a…


SONG FOR SUNDAY #58: Don-E – So Cold (Azure Feat. D’Angelo)

Don-E’s So Cold (Azure Feat. D’Angelo) is our Song For Sunday. The 90s era of British soul was an underrated period of music not only in the UK but for the whole industry….


Nostalgia 77 – An Angel With No Halo

UK producer and bandleader Nostalgia 77 sets a hazy mood with help from German singer Josa Peit on “An Angel With No Halo”. Tru Thoughts are renowned for finding the best in “left…


NEW MUSIC: Mel – Burning Stones

Singer-songwriter Mel drops “Burning Stones”, her first project with Detroit’s Black Milk. There are times when you can be a greedy music fan. Your favourite artist might drop the dopest album but you’re…


Black Music On British Radio: Is There Now More Choice?

Guest writer Ashton James Brown aka Ashterisk the Beat Reaper addresses black music representation on British radio and asks whether we have more choice. When I happened upon the news that Choice FM had…

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