emma jean

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Lee Fields has re-teamed with The Expressions for a new album, „Emma Jean“ out June 3rd on Brooklyn’s Truth & Soul Records. The cover version of JJ Cale’s “Magnolia” is the first single lifted from the album. Pre-order soon!

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bishouné: alma del huila

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Singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Garzón-Montano, spent his early years mastering the violin, guitar, and drums, before turning to the piano and bass guitar to better complete his compositions. He now released his debut album debut EP „Bishouné – Alma del Huila“ via Styles Upon Styles. Stream the entire LP below via Bandcamp.

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expansion sound vol. 1

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To celebrate the relaunch of their musical family, enjoy 30 tracks of soulful goodness from the Expansions Collective, as well as some of their extended family. Featuring some tracks by well known producers such as Amin Payne, Buscrates, Handbook, Mecca:83, Moods, Question,Vanilla and many more. The album is available as Bandcamp donation.

All profits from this release will go towards helping the brother Buscrates 16-bit Ensemble with his medical bills, after recently being hit by a car. Learn more and/or donate some funds here.

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i’m tryin‘

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DeRobert & The Half-Truths return with their sophomore LP „I’m Tryin'“ available since January 14th. The new record was recorded almost two years ago at Poor Man Studios in Nashville, Tennessee. Following the path set by 2011’s „Beg Me“ EP, the record features lush melodic layers of syncopated soul under the gorgeous vocals of the one and only DeRobert Adams. Download at here or on Bandcamp, get LP’s and CD’s at G.E.D. Soul Records.


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favourite things | 12.13

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Our latest soundcloud selection of december ’13 contains another 43 fine songs by bklyn’s favourite artists and producers. Feel free to check out the playlist and don’t forget, some tracks are free-downloads. Find all previous sets and more music on our soundcloud page.

food for my soul | vol. 50

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Food For My Soul Volume 50 features powerful songs by artists such as Otis Clay, The Temptations, Isaac Hayes, Syl Johnson, Solomon Burke, Nina Simone, Gladys Knight and The Pips, Aretha Franklin, and more. 70 minutes unmixed, one fades out, then another begins. Listen mobile on Soundcloud or Mixcloud. Enjoy. Tracklist after the jump. Continue reading

master plan inc.

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Jazzman Records recently released very rare material from Master Plan Inc., a band from Chicago led by Fred Shorts. All songs are previously unreleased, so if you’re into modern soul, 70s funk, smooth mid-tempo crossover dancers or high energy funk blasts – you’re in for a treat! Available now at Jazzman’s online store.


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