JOHN SIMMONS

Coming Soon from… Super Disco Edits
“Safe” (Nefer) 7′

Although best known in the global music world for his four years (1984-1988) as the music director and bandleader for Whitney Houston, John’s tenure in the soul music field began when he was a member (with his brother Edmund ‘Butch’ Simmons) of The Reflections, a New York City-based quartet who toured from 1972-1975 as the backing group for the legendary Melba Moore. In 1975, The Reflections had a Top 10 R&B hit with “Three Steps From True Love”.

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Reggie Boone

Reggie Boone, singer/songwriter and recording artist extraordinaire, possesses a smooth, unique, soulful and dynamic sound that redefines the genres of pop, hip-hop and rhythm and blues.  Reggie captivates and mesmerizes his audience from beginning to finale.  The power and passion of his performance is undeniable, and his charisma unmistakable!  Continue reading Reggie Boone

Straight No Chaser / #SNC98 / 2017

Right Now this planet is a scary and totally deranged place and cultural activism is high on the #SNC98 agenda. A decade has slipped by since our last issue and our aim with #SNC98 – like its predecessors – is to roam far and wide. In this 130 page magazine we talk to Néríja, Shabaka Hutchings, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Ifé, Collocutor, Jaimeo Brown, Church Of Sound and Elza Soares, amongst others. We check out Analog Africa’s Samy Ben Redjeb and Rhythm Section Int.’s Bradley Zero.
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KIM TIBBS


What some may call “luck,” others call DESTINY. Since birth, Kim Tibbs has been honing her craft…Crediting her late father, Pastor Robert L. Tibbs for her musical ability. Kim has over thirty years of musical experience as a vocalist and accomplished Arranger, B-3 Organist, Keyboardist, Lyricist, Pianist, Producer, and Songwriter. Continue reading KIM TIBBS

Houston Soul Legend Sammie Relford is back on vinyl!

Sammie Relford’s forthcoming 7” single is a 3 tracker. First up is ‘Breaking Ice On Love’, a 70’s dancer with real pedigree and impossible to find on original. Secondly, ‘Hey Love’, the choice cut from Sammie’s 1979 LP ‘We Are Stronger Together’ and on a 45 for the first time. Flip it over for a brand new track ‘Hook Me Up’ a sensuous soulful stepper, recorded specially for this project.
The record 45 will be released on  1st week of October at £12.
To use Sammie’s expression – This is MUSICAL DOPE!

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Joey Oscar

“Joey Oscar is an amazing talent. The UK soul crowd will welcome him with open arms and ears!” –Steve Ripley, Soul Food Music U.K.

Joey Oscar a native of St Louis, Missouri is internationally known for his extraordinary talent as a drummer/percussionist. Joey Oscar embarked on his musical voyage of artistic discovery as a youngster, growing up listening to a variety of musicians and genres that have played an influential role in shaping his signature sound.  He is currently the drummer for  Daystar Television Network, an award winning, faith-based network dedicated to spreading the Gospel 24 hours a day, seven days a week – all around the globe, through all media formats possible. He has traveled the world as a musician with the likes of James Fortune, Micah Stampley, Kathy Taylor, Denise Williams, Dave Hollister, Morris Day, Jaheim and many others. Continue reading Joey Oscar

Roz Ryan

“Keep Shining” / Put love back” (7th Galaxy) 7′

In 1980, during her run on Broadway in the musical, Ain’t Misbehavin’ and before being cast in Dreamgirls, singer/actress and Detroit native ROZ RYAN teamed up with the legendary team of DENNIS COFFEY and MIKE THEODORE on a six song album that wound up being unreleased. Continue reading Roz Ryan

E.R.I.C (Extra Rich In Class)

“Nightlife/Backstage”(Soul Junction RecordsSJ538) 7′
Release Date: Monday July 24th 2017

E.R.I.C (Extra Rich In Class) is the performing alter-ego of Mr Eric Oliver Harris a former New York banker, who turned his back on Wall Street and the world of commerce during 2008 to follow his dream of being a full time musician and boy! He hasn’t looked back since. It was E.R.I.C’s 2008 self penned, ”Drama” project which initially brought him to the attention of UK Indie Soul fans followed by his 2011 “Groove” project from which several of his tracks were licensed by the then UK based Soul Unsigned Label for a compilation album. Continue reading E.R.I.C (Extra Rich In Class)