Category Archives: News

Feature Albums May 2023 and Stu’s notes

During the month of May we’re featuring albums by Danielle Ponder, Emiliana Torrini & The Colorist Orchestra, Ghoula, Iso Fitzroy, James Alexander Bright Meets Flying Mojito Bros, London Brew, Rodrigo y Gabriela and The Orb.   Brìghde Chaimbeul – Carry Them With Us Piper from the Isle of Skye in Scotland.  From bandcamp: she has developed […]

Review of Close Counters – Soulacoasta II

Close Encounters is Melbourne based duo Allan McConnell and Finn Rees who developed their sound following an European trip where they went crate digging for rare groove records. On their releases they fuse electronic, hip hop, disco and soul.  This is their second album following on from the first Soulacoasta in 2018.  They describe their […]

Singles added in February 2023 and Stu’s notes

During the month of February we added a lot of single tracks. Here are some notes on some of them, and below is the complete list. Boca 45 – (Do It) Fluid.  Straight up jazz dance from Boca 45 aka Scott Hendy. Boca 45 is a DJ and remixer, and yes, he plays a lot […]

Feature Albums April 2023

During the month of April we’re featuring albums by Danielle Ponder, Kalabrese., The Drawbars, Vieux Farka Touré & Khruangbin, Three Seventy and 4 compilations. The Resin Dogs’ Hydrofunk Records celebrates 25 years, Boca 45 delivers Bombstrikes ‘Funk n’ Beats Number 10, Acid Jazz introduce us to ‘The Sound of Tardem Records’, and Adelaide’s Press Records puts […]

Review of Inkwsel – Follow The Stars

Inkswel is an Adelaide based DJ and producer who started out in the Adelaide Hip Hop scene. After jaunts in London, Amsterdam and Berlin during the 2000’s he’s now a prolific producer with multiple albums out on multiple labels including his own label Inner Tribe Records. He calls himself a “Purveyor of all things soulful” […]

Review of Orbital’s Optical Delusion

Orbital are an iconic British techno outfit who burst onto the acid house scene in the late 80’s creating anthems like Belfast, Halcyon, + On + On and Chime.  In 2022 they celebrated 30 years with a reworks, remakes & remix album Thirty-Something and now follow it up with their tenth studio album Optical Delusion […]

Featured Albums 23/02

During the month of Febuary we’re featuring albums by Regal, Stephen Mallinder, Black Jesus eXperience, Bangs & Talbot, Al-Qasar, Kaidi Tatham, Nordmassiv, Rabii Harnoune & V.B. Kühl, Rhabdomantic Orchestra, Sam Redmore, Sudan Archives and TSHA.

Featured Albums October 22

During the month of October we’re featuring albums by Beyoncé, Bright Dog Red, Jah Sazzah, Lizzo, Sampa The Great, Rephrase, Stimulator Jones, Tosca and 2 compilations, “Inner Tribes Records Label Sampler Vol. 1” and “Joints & Jams Vol. 2” by Shaka Loves You.

Albums added during the month of June 2022

During the month of June we’re featuring albums by Inkswel & The Snaglepuss, Tanika Charles, Ebi Soda, Harvey Sutherland, Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, The Volume Electric, 2 Tinariwen re-released albums celebrating 20 years since the release of their debut, and we celebrate 2 Australian albums that are 20 and 25 years old by Katalyst and […]