#Soul

A door to a lost world

Dig This Way Records has captured this unique sound on "Best of Jicco Funk Volume 1", a door to a world of music that is high grade in quality, diverse, and open to interpretation even if the selected tracks are all from the same record label. One's questions might include: When did they start? Why did they start? Who was behind it? Where did the artists come from? Listen and learn...

Testify with a soul groove

The Staples Jr. Singers were part of a vanguard of soul gospel artists in the 1970s that broke from tradition to testify with the groove. When they wrote these songs they had one question on their minds: "When Do We Get Paid?“ It was their anthem at a time in their career when they weren’t sure they were being recognised for their talent, and certainly not compensated.

Funky bass lines and upbeat hip-hop breaks

Formed back in the heady days of 1987 at the start of the ‘acieed’ explosion, by Eddie Piller and Gilles Peterson, Acid Jazz was the first of the groundbreaking new indie labels and paved the way for the likes of Mo Wax, Wall Of Sound and Talkin’ Loud

Some lab experiments fail, this one succeeded

L.A.B return with their new album, L.A.B V, their fifth in five years. Following on from a string of albums & singles that have reached number one at home in New Zealand, L.A.B V features a band continuing to experiment with genres, while staying true to the L.A.B sound. The album sees the band combining their eclectic sound into a compelling journey that moves across reggae, soul, funk & blues.

Profoundly Groovy

Julye Blom’s powerful soul voice resonates profoundly while groovy bass, syncopated drums and crisp guitar with peals of Hammond organ and horns lay down the deeply funky tunes. The song embraces the spirit and heart in music blurring the lines between eras of sound. You can feel the pure emotion put into this single - combination of misty eyed nostalgia and the infinite power of love.

The Soul of UbuntuFM!

Soul is a music genre. It is also a condition of the heart and a state of mind. UbuntuFM Soul internet radio, virtually based in Johannesburg South Africa, aims to present a wide range of what is popularly known as Soul music. From the origins of the genre up to today's newest releases