Category Archives: Expansion Records

“Luxury Soul” 2017

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Various Artists
Release Date: 13th January 2017

Expansion commence each year with one of the label’s most anticipated collections, “Luxury Soul”. The success of the series comes down to the quality of tracks sourced from independent soul music artists, often unsigned or with recordings previously unissued or on limited release elsewhere.This year’s set includes brand new music by Breakwater and Pockets, two major artists from the 70s/80s who appeared at the UK’s Luxury Soul Weekender in January. Both tracks appear on CD for the first time on CD within this collection of other current favourites, exclusives and sought after songs. Compiled by Ralph Tee. Continue reading “Luxury Soul” 2017

Soul Togetherness 2016 – 15 Modern Soul Room

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Various Artists
Release Date: 30 September 2016

Expansion’s most successful and longest running compilation series returns with a 2016 edition. This is in the label’s 30th anniversary year, “Soul Togetherness” an annual event since 2000. The concept remains the same, fifteen must have modern soul room gems taken from the yeara’s biggest dancefloor spins and revival tracks on the soul scene.

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Soul Shine-Expansion Records

Summertime, and feel good uplifting collections of quality, luxurious and contemporary soul tunes come no better than this. “Soul Shine” is hot! Starting with new Atlanta sensation Leon Timbo with an exclusive, the magnificent “You’re My Darling” already contributing to the soundtrack of summer 2015. Tracks by Crossroads, Soul Talk, Tony Remy, Neo, Victor Haynes all prolific in soul charts but not previously available on CD until now, much like the two stunning Nigel Lowis mixes for Ola Onabule and Samuel D. Sanders, current 7” wonders, but now in their full length glory with the closest anyone has got to re-creating the sound of Phialdelphia in the 21st century! Here too is an exclusive from Sheree Brown in another brand new collaboration with Soul Talk, more Philly magic from Victor Fields with an amazing tribute to Lou Rawls, Russian soul from Olga with Incognito for the first time on CD, Bulgarian soul and jazz fusion from Ruth Koleva, a gorgeous duet from Tracy Hamlin and Frank McComb and much much more! Continue reading Soul Shine-Expansion Records