1 CD / Hallmark / 2016-07-01Artists: Solomon Burke
The early hits that made Solomon Burke a new force on the soul scene. His quavering delivery, robust sound, and huge presence had both the emphatic earnestness of gospel and the celebratory spirit of ...continue...
2 CD / Rhino (Label) / 2016-07-01Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Real Gone Music / 2016-07-01Tracks: La-La Means I Love You; Can't Get Over Losing You; I'm Sorry; You Are Gone; Break Your Promise; Alfie; Shadow of Your Smile, The; Look of Love, The; Can You Remember; Lover's Concerto, A; Hurt So Bad...
Artists: The Delfonics
Audio Remasterer: Vic Anesini.
Liner Note Author: Joe Marchese.
Photographer: Joel Brodsky.
In 2015, Sony catalog label Legacy issued The Essential Delfonics, an excellent 40-trac...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-07-01Artists: $-Crew
1 CD / / 2016-07-01Artists: Niska
1 CD / Universal / 2016-07-01Tracks: Eternamente Bella; Grito En la Noche, Un; Hacer el Amor Con Otro; Provocación; Güera; Ciudad Ardió, La; Reina De Corazones; Rosas Rojas; Plaga, La; Mirala Miralo; Ruge el Corazón;...
Artists: Alejandra Guzmán
1 CD / Ace (Label) / 2016-07-01Tracks: I'm Gonna Make You Love Me - Dee Dee Warwick; Love Love Love - Bobby Hebb; 81, The - Candy & the Kisses; You Better Believe It Baby - Chubby Checker; He'll Never Love You Like I Do - Charlie Gracie; ...
Artists: Various Artists
Liner Note Author: Tony Rounce....continue...
1 CD / Ace (Label) / 2016-07-01Tracks: Close to Me; Without a Woman; Trash Man; Miss Personality; Love Is a Wonderful Thing; It Hurts; Standing in the Way of a Good Thing; Reaching Out for Someone; I'll Take Care of You; I Need You; Destr...
Artists: Dan Penn
Liner Note Author: Alec Palao....continue...
1 CD / Kent Soul / 2016-07-01Tracks: Let's Get the Show on the Road; That's Your Mistake; He Came Along; Poppin' the Whip; One Monkey Don't Stop No Show; Everybody Do Wrong; Here Comes the Hurt; Knock on Wood I Feel Good; Watch What I T...
Artists: Hank Ballard & the Midnighters
2 CD / Metro Select / 2016-07-01Artists: Booker T. & the MG's
Booker T. & The MG's: Booker T. Jones (trombone, piano, electric piano, organ); Steve Cropper (guitar, bass); Donald "Duck" Dunn, Lewis Steinberg (bass); Al Jackson, Jr. (drums).
1 CD / Empire Distribution / 2016-07-01Artists: C-Kan
1 CD / Downtown / 2016-07-01Artists: Mapei
In 2009, Downtown signee Mapei was featured on "Mary Jane," a track on Major Lazer's Guns Don't Kill People... Lazers Do. It was quickly followed by her own Cocoa Butter Diaries, a four-track EP that ...continue...
1 CD / Severn Records / 2016-07-01Tracks: Words of Caution; Love Sometimes; You Were Never Mine; Love for My Baby; Don't Blame the Man; It's a Good Thing; I Found My Baby Gone; Bringin' Me Back Home; Livin' a Lie; After the Party; You Are My...
Artists: Lou Pride
Personnel includes: Lou Pride (vocals); Willie Henderson (horn arrangements).
Personnel: Lou Pride (vocals, shaker, background vocals); Jon Moeller (guitar); Bruce Swaim, Jenny Queen, Scott You...continue...
1 CD / Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab / 2016-06-24Artists: Bill Withers
Pop/soul legend Withers was one of the most important figures in '70s R&B, but most of his catalog remained shamefully unavailable throughout the '90s. Fans who followed Withers into the CD age (and t...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-06-24Artists: Medrado
4 CD / / 2016-06-24Artists: Sandra De Sá
1 CD / EMI Latino / 2016-06-24Tracks: Veneno; Malvada; Safari; Bobo; Sigo Extrañándote; Primera Cita; Pierde Los Modales; Por Un Día; No Hay Título; Acércate; Snapchat; Hola; Ginza; Solitario; 35 Pa Las 12
Artists: J Balvin
When "Ginza," the 2015 pre-release single from J Balvin's sophomore full-length Energia dropped, it spent 22 consecutive weeks atop Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart. The video got over half-a-billion...continue...
1 CD / Jakarta / 2016-06-24Artists: Suff Daddy
1 CD / Atlantic (Label) / 2016-06-24Tracks: Roller Coaster - Boosie; Bounce - Boosie - (featuring Webbie); In It - Shell - (featuring Foxx/Lil' Trill); Wanna See Her - Wankaego - (featuring Mouse); Good Morning - Boosie - (featuring Lil' Phat)...
Artists: Various Artists
2 CD / / 2016-06-24Artists: Soprano (France)
1 CD / Below Systems / 2016-06-24Artists: Pawz One
1 CD / Conjunction / 2016-06-24Tracks: #iWantDat - (featuring Bad Lucc/Problem); #FreaksOnly - (featuring Bad Lucc); #Lamborghini; #Blur; #DanceTherapy; #Better - (featuring K.R.); #OverNightBag; #1UCall; #ComeUp; #SongCry; #Muzik
Artists: Mindless Behavior
Recording information: Lair Studios, LA, CA.
Photographer: Dae Howerton.
Mindless Behavior's third album is the pop-R&B group's first one with new members Mike River and EJ, who replaced...continue...
1 CD / Sony BMG / 2016-06-24Tracks: Peach Panther [Freestyle]; Carlos Slim; Only in America; 4 Million; Chris Paul; Syrup Sippin' Assassin; All I Ever Wanted - (featuring Dolla Bill Gates); I Drive By - (featuring Gucci Mane/Danny Brow...
Artists: RiFF RAFF (Rap)
Audio Mixer: Jimmy Cash.
Photographer: Brian Ziff.
So much had changed since the ketamine freak show rapper known as RiFF RAFF made his official debut in 2014. There was the whole Spring...continue...
1 CD / Funky Town Grooves / 2016-06-24Tracks: Finesse; You're the Only One I Love; Show Me; It Hurts Too Much; Meet Me Halfway There; Bring Back Your Love; Everlasting Love; On the Floor; Finesse [12" Remix Version] - (remix); I am Somebody [12"...
Artists: Glenn Jones (R&B)
Personnel: Glenn Jones (vocals, percussion, background vocals); Steve Horton (guitar, keyboards, percussion, drum programming, background vocals); Dana Marshall (guitar, background vocals); Earnest Re...continue...
1 CD / Funky Town Grooves / 2016-06-24Tracks: Other Woman, The; Stay the Night; It's Our Own Affair; Let's Get Off; Streetlove; Let Me Go; Stop, Look Before You Love; Just Havin' Fun
Artists: Ray Parker, Jr.
Personnel: Ray Parker, Jr. (vocals, guitar, piano, synthesizer, drums, background vocals); Charles Green (fiddle, saxophone); Michael Boddicker (vocoder); Larry Tolbert (drums); Ollie E. Brown (percus...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-06-24Artists: Timmy Thomas
1 CD / / 2016-06-24Artists: Uncle Louie
1 CD / / 2016-06-24Artists: Paulette Reaves
1 CD / / 2016-06-24Artists: Irene Reid
1 CD / / 2016-06-24Artists: Jimmy Briscoe
1 CD / / 2016-06-24Artists: Karl Wolf
1 CD / / 2016-06-24Artists: Peter Brown
1 CD / Interscope (USA) / 2016-06-24Tracks: Start a Party; Real Chill - (featuring Kodak Black); By Chance; Look Alive; Black Beatles - (featuring Gucci Mane); Shake It Fast - (featuring Juicy J); Set the Roof - (featuring Lil Jon); Came a Lon...
Artists: Rae Sremmurd
Audio Mixers: Stephen Hybicki; Randy Lanphear.
Recording information: Bass Recording Studios, Atlanta, CA; Chalice Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA; D-Brady Studios, Memphis, TN; Ear Druma St...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-06-24Artists: Bullet Ghost
1 CD / / 2016-06-24Artists: Con Brio (Electronic)
2 CD / Strut / 2016-06-24Tracks: Kitoto Sound; Ukuti Ukuti; Ba Motoka Na Castle; Kamungulwe; Your Day Will Come; Ani Uni; Wakulu Wa Kuno; We Need Each Other; Alhamdullilah; Ntambwa; How Can I Get to You; Ave Africa; Simba Anguruma; ...
Artists: Sunburst (Tanzania)
Recording information: Dar Es Salaam (06/14/1973); DB Applications, Lusaka (06/14/1973).
Photographer: Peter Bagshawe.
Strut's 2016 release Ave Africa collects the complete recorded work...continue...
1 CD / Small but Hard Recordings / 2016-06-24Tracks: Enter the Holy Terror; Annunaki's Return, The; Blofeld's Theme [Ill Saint Remix] - (remix); Darkstep 7; Perseverance; Osiris Rising; Jamrock; Kush; Wipe Out; Last; Lowkey; Element 115; No Justice
1 CD / Mello Music Group / 2016-06-24Tracks: Today Right Now; Daisies; This World; Notions; Peace of Mind; Choir Practice; Place Called Home; Can't Win for Losin'; Roles; Heart Attack; Force Fed; Soul Searching; Unforgiven; Fair Weather
Artists: Ugly Heroes
Audio Mixer: Magnetic.
Recording information: Village Caverns.
Photographer: Jeremy Deputat....continue...
1 CD / Four Music / 2016-06-24Tracks: Anno 1981; Wien; Bilder; Gold; NOAH; Tanzmarie; Vorhang; Prag; Sonnenallee; Winterschlaf; Mond; Dings; Wassersturmfeuer
1 CD / Mass Appeal / 2016-06-24Tracks: Mountain Will Fall, The; Nobody Speak; Three Ralphs; Bergschrund; Sideshow, The; Depth Charge; Mambo; Ashes to Oceans; Pitter Patter - (featuring Bleep Bloop); California; Ghost Town; Suicide Pact
Artists: DJ Shadow
Recording information: 80 Hertz Studios, Manchester; Circuit Studios, SF; Thrum Studio, London.
In the professional and creative senses, Reconstructed: The Best of DJ Shadow cleared the deck fo...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-06-24Artists: Lady Paradox/Gadget (Rap)
7 CD / Motown / 2016-06-24Tracks: What's Going On; What's Happening Brother; Flyin' High (In the Friendly Sky); Save the Children; God Is Love; Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology); Right On; Wholly Holy; Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holl...
Artists: Marvin Gaye
Recording information: Marvin Gaye Studios, London, England; Seawest Recording Studio.
Illustrator: Ernie Barnes.
Photographer: Jim Britt.
Marvin Gaye's artistic peak -- an 11-yea...continue...
8 CD / Motown / 2016-06-24Artists: Marvin Gaye
2 CD / / 2016-06-17Artists: $-Crew
2 CD / / 2016-06-17Artists: $-Crew
2 CD / / 2016-06-17Artists: $-Crew
1 CD / / 2016-06-17Artists: Chakuza
1 CD / Def Jam (USA) / 2016-06-17Artists: YG (Keenon Jackson)
So crazy he follows up his 2014 debut My Krazy Life with Still Brazy, Compton rapper YG is a swaggering contradiction. He can spit gangsta lyrics like "I go broke rob fools for their jewelry/Stick yo ...continue...
1 CD / Jalapeno Records / 2016-06-17Artists: The Allergies
1 CD / Supernova Records / 2016-06-17Artists: Xola