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Totally Wired Radio (or TWR) is an independent, specialist internet station founded in April 2019 by the seminal east London record label Acid Jazz. The radio takes its name from the Totally Wired series of compilations, compiled by label boss Eddie Piller and his original partner, the fellow DJ Gilles Peterson. The compilation series became a byword for creative eclecticism which perfectly reflects the eclectic music championed by TWR.

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Ed Nelson /Apple & The 3 Oranges

I’ll give you a ring’/ ‘True love never die’

Catalog: ZP-62
Release Date: 4th March 2021
Format: 7’ Vinyl

Edward ‘Apple’ Nelson is best known for a small clutch of 45s he released on his own Sagittarius label from Los Angeles in the 70s under the group APPLE AND THE 3 ORANGES, plus one under his name. 

RICHARD MARKS

‘Love is gone ‘/’Don’t take it out on me’/ ‘I can’t stand’

Atlanta soul music hero, Richard Marks,released an impeccable run of 45s, mainly on tiny, local labels. Thanks to many years of work, Eothen Alapatt at Now-Again and Georgia soul authority Brian Poust researched, rescued and released the late great man’s entire works from the Marks family.

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“Yes I Am”

Catalog: OSP5004
Release Date: Out now
Format: 7’ Vinyl

One World Records most recent – Michelle David & The Gospel Sessions 45 with the ‘Yes I Am’ track appears to be going very well after it’s delayed release.
Paul Mooney one of the guys behind it all, has been in touch and passed on the latest One World Records Press release and informed me that sales of both the Michelle David ‘Yes I Am’ 45 and their last 45 Brenda Boykins ‘Love Is In Town’ are going very well. He also quickly passed on future release plans for the One World Records label which will follow the press release below.

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Melvin Davis

‘Thinking Of You” / Let love in your life” 

Catalog: DD014A / DD014B
Release Date: 12th March 2021
Format: 7’ Vinyl

The latest 45 is an astounding double-sider, from the legendary Melvin Davis, that Diggin’ Deep have been looking forward to releasing on vinyl for quite some time.Previously only available on CD ‘Thinking Of You’ is a great take of the song popularised by co-writer Tim Murray. It’s a seriously soulful groove, so perfect for the dancefloor.

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ZANINI & LEMONS

“Tomorrow glory”

Label:Tesla Groove International Recordings
Catalog: TSL01OA
Release Date: March 2021
Format: 7”

First output of the year for Tesla Groove once again out of the team work with West Side’s finest singer Layfara Lemions on a completely different take of pour classic “Glory” released over a year ago. No strings synths or Roland 808 beats here, just Fender Rhodes, driving basslines and a smooth analog Kick / Snare combination, just as we like it.

Abi Farrell

“Empowered” / “I will see you through”

Label: Big A.C. Records
Catalog: BIGAC009
Release Date: February 2021
Format: 7’

British singer/songwriter Abi Farrell debuted on Big AC Records in the winter lockdown of 2020 with “I Will See You Through”, a dreamy Supremes-esque dancer of a track that was quickly embraced by the underground soul scene.

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Interview: Michon C. Young

Michon C. Young is a proud native of Gary, Indiana.  She has resided in Michigan for several years and considers Detroit, MI her second hometown.

A gifted psalmist and song writer, Michon has been singing and writing since the age of 12. Michon started her professional musical career by being hand selected by Pastor Marvin L.Winans to sing background on his debut concert in Detroit, Michigan for the release of his 1st solo CD, “Alone but Not Alone”.  She has traveled extensively singing background for Pastor Winans and was honored to sing a duet with him at the Grand Opening of Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia. 

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Myele Manzanza

Portobello Superhero’ on the 4th of February.
Taken from the ‘CRISIS & OPPORTUNITY VOL.1 – LONDON’ – Coming 2nd April 2021

World-renowned drummer/composer, & producer/beatmaker, Myele Manzanza, has proved that he’s an artist who continues to dissolve the borders between modern jazz and electronic beat production. Having released three solo albums, and racking up tours and collaborations with Jordan Rakei, Theo Parrish, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Recloose and Amp Fiddler amongst others. Myele is already developing a strong live presence in his new London base; his quartet has shared stages with the likes of Hiatus Kaiyote , The Bad Plus , Alfa Mist , and drawing packed houses to top venues such as The Jazz Café and Ronnie Scott’s.

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