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Soul Jazz Records (Record label)
Soul Jazz Records is a British record label, founded in 1990 and specializing in reissues, rarities and compilations. Emerging from a record store in London’s Soho district, Soul Jazz Records became an institution for good music over the past twenty years. To focus on the value of music and make it last, has been the idea behind the label. Therefore they don’t just release rare, less known and unknown sound material, but put the music into a bigger context by releasing compilations, dvds and books. The world of Soul Jazz Records is full of links between jazz, post punk, reggae, world music and electronica.
Soul Jazz Records in Reviews
Music Review | posted 12.02.2020
Kollington Ayinla And His Fuji '78 Organisation
Blessing
Soul Jazz reissues the 1988 album by Kollington Ayinla And His Fuji ’78 Organisation: Actually, »Blessing« was created as an alarm clock for Muslims during Ramadan.
Music Review | posted 06.02.2017
Laaraji
Celestial Vibration
»Celestial Vibration«, the 1978 debut of New-York based zither player and laughter therapist Laaraji, is being reissued.
Music Review | posted 15.03.2016
Various Artists
New York Noise - Dance Music From The New York Underground 1977-1982
Soul Jazz has reissued its compilation »New York Noise« from 2003, having made seven alterations to the original record – to the detriment of the reviewer.
Music Review | posted 10.11.2015
Hieroglyphic Being
The Acid Documents
For »The Acid Documents«, Hieroglyphic Being has collected tracks in the spirit of Chicago’s heroes like Phuture, Adonis or Lil’ Louis.
Music Review | posted 18.08.2010
Sylvia Striplin
Give Me Your Love
A promising naked shoulder shows under the opulent white fur on the cover of »Give Me Your Love«. It is a ravishing, an enchanting album, re-released now after 30 years.
Recent Articles
Music Review | posted 26.06.2020
Oiro Pena
2
The Finnish multi-instrumentalist Antti Vauhkonen releases playful music with his vinyl 10-inch »2«, released by Jazzaggression.
Music Review | posted 20.07.2020
Adult Fantasies
Towers Of Silence
A very deserving compilation brings us Stroom these days with »Towers Of Silence« from the Belgian Adult Fantasies.
Music Portrait | posted 17.12.2020
On The Corner
Bangers for the backroom
With his label On the Corner Records, Pete Buckenham serves a heady stew of afro-futuristic jazz concepts and contemporary street grooves beyond the genre ascriptions, and is opening the gates to the sound universe of tomorrow.
Music News | posted 29.06.2020
Joell Ortiz & Kxng Crooked
Exclusive Edition: »H.A.R.D.«
Joell Ortiz and Kxng Crooked (aka Crooked I), both from the rap supergroup Slaughterhouse have announced a new album on Mello Music with »H.A.R.D.«. Vinyl will follow in September. We have a strictly limited colour edition in our assortment.
Music Portrait | posted 12.11.2020
Tidal Waves
Riding the Wave
A powerful wave has already washed many treasures ashore. Seen in this way, the name fits, because the Belgian reissue label Tidal Waves searches for, discovers and publishes pearls of music history believed to be lost.