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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. 


‘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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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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“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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Diane Mathis

“Welcome Back Home”

Diane Mathis was born in the city of Detroit.  She knew at an early age that she wanted to entertain.  At the early age of fourteen she signed her first recording contract with Golden World Records as the lead singer of the Debonaires.  Her first  recording with Golden World Records How’s Your New Love Treating You charted at number 12 on the national charts.  
In 1968 Diane went solo with Capital Records  and recorded two single How Does it feel and Love is all around.  She went on to sing background for various artist such as Issac Hayes, Johnnie Taylor and Donald Bird.  Diane has performed for the 70’s PBS Special  K.C and the SunShine Get Down Tonight singing back ground for such artist  such as Wild Cherry Bonnie Pointer, Leo Sayers , and  Chic.

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The Manhattans featuring Gerald Alston

The Manhattans featuring Gerald Alston are excited about their new CD entitled The Legacy Continues. As always, Gerald’s voice is strong, smooth, and sophisticated along with the powerful sounds of Troy May and Dave Tyson.
This project is a family affair produced by Curtis Dukes and played on by the East Coast connection mixed by our own Andre De Bourg and Mastered by Herb Powers Jr.

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