Category Archives: Modern Soul

MASTERPIECES OF MODERN SOUL-VINYL EDITION.

MASTERPIECES OF MODERN SOUL-VINYL EDITION. Over the last few years, there’s been an upsurge in interest in vinyl. In 2014, reached a record high. For the first time in over twenty years, vinyl sales in America surpassed the nine million mark. Things got even better in the first quarter of 2015, with sales increasing by …

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MASTERPIECES OF MODERN SOUL VOLUME 4.

MASTERPIECES OF MODERN SOUL VOLUME 4. It was back in October 2003, when Kent Soul released the first instalment in the Masterpieces Of Modern Soul series. Since then, another three volumes have been released. The first came in January 2009, when Masterpieces Of Modern Soul Volume 2 was released. Just over two years passed, and …

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DISCO: A FINE SELECTION OF INDEPENDENT DISCO, MODERN SOUL AND BOOGIE 1978-82.

DISCO: A FINE SELECTION OF INDEPENDENT DISCO, MODERN SOUL AND BOOGIE 1978-82. Never has a musical genre caused so much controversy as disco. It divided opinion back in the seventies. Even today, thirty-five years after disco survived a near death experience, disco continues to divide opinion. People seem to either love or loathe disco. There seems …

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WHEEDLE’S GOOVE-SEATTLE FUNK, MODERN SOUL AND BOOGIE: VOLUME 2 1972-1987.

WHEEDLE’S GOOVE-SEATTLE FUNK, MODERN SOUL AND BOOGIE: VOLUME 2 1972-1987. It’s hard to believe that ten years have passed since Light In The Attic Records released the first volume of their Wheedle’s Groove compilation series. Wheedle’s Groove was the first compilation to focus on Seattle’s soul scene between 1965 and 1975. Released to critical acclaim …

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BACKBEATS-DANCE FLOOR REVOLUTION-70S MODERN SOUL STUNNERS.

BACKBEATS-DANCE FLOOR REVOLUTION-70S MODERN SOUL STUNNERS. Over forty years ago, in the North of England a musical revolution was taking place in venues like the Wigan Casino, Cleethorpes Pier, Leeds Central, Stoke-On-Trent’s Torch and Samantha’s in Sheffield. Soon, Northern Soul became one of the biggest musical scenes. Not only was it thriving, but people from …

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