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Review: New Isaac Hayes compilation latest in series of Stax reissues

Legendary label Stax Records is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year and to mark the occasion is re-releasing albums by a number of its most famous artists.

Review: Stax reissues soundtrack to 'Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song'

Los Angeles - Melvin Van Peebles' groundbreaking soundtrack is out now on 180-gram vinyl and high-resolution digital audio. The LP is part of a series of releases celebrating Stax Records' 60th anniversary.

U.S. soul singer Welfair intent on keeping the momentum going Special

Los Angeles - Los Angeles-based artist Welfair (Danielle Espinoza) has been gigging in support of her sophomore EP 'Good Mourning', which was released in November 2016. Digital Journal put some questions to her.

Dionne Warwick set to perform at charity awards show in Georgia Special

Atlanta-based charity the Not Alone Foundation recently announced its fifth annual Diamond Awards, featuring a special live performance by the legendary Dionne Warwick. Digital Journal spoke to her.

An update from Australia's favourite Canadian vocalist Ann Vriend Special

The singer/songwriter from Edmonton has enjoyed quite a bit of success with her most recent LP 'For the People in the Mean Time.' She is currently on tour Down Under, which is where Digital Journal caught up with her.

Review: Soul/reggae singer Natty prepares to 'Release the Fear'

The San Francisco-born thirty-something, who moved to London at the age of one, reached the Top 20 with his debut LP, "Man Like I," in 2008. Is the follow-up worthy of similar success? Digital Journal found out.

Eban Brown of The Stylistics on his new solo project Special

A member of the famed four-piece since 2000, soul singer Eban Brown is spreading his wings as a solo artist and releasing a brand new single. Digital Journal spoke to him.

Walter Scott of The Whispers, one of the great voices of soul Special

You may not be instantly familiar with the name, but you certainly know the songs - and this clean-living, unassuming foursome wouldn't have it any other way. Digital Journal spoke to one of their founding members.

Interview: One to watch, Lo Brite, on her dazzling debut EP Special

After making music solely for her own enjoyment for a number of years, the indie pop starlet has at last decided to share her talent with the world. She revealed more to Digital Journal.

Review: Small Faces — The Decca Years, 1965-1967

To celebrate their 50th anniversary, one of Britain's most popular bands are preparing to release a five-CD set of hits, b-sides, rarities and outtakes.

Interview with Canadian singer/songwriter Ann Vriend Special

The Edmonton-based musician is particularly popular in her native country and in Australia. She also has an album and a single out and talks to Digital Journal about both.

Review: Seven-LP vinyl box set Marvin Gaye Volume One 1961-1965

April 2nd 2015 would have been Gaye's 76th birthday and to celebrate, Universal Music Enterprises and Motown Records are releasing a brand new box set made up of his first seven studio LPs.

Interview with up-and-coming soul singer Harris Adams Special

The London-based vocalist striving to bring some of that classic '60s soul sound (but with a modern, melodic rock edge) back into the mainstream talks to Digital Journal about how he's getting on. Turns out he's getting on rather well...

Photo Essay: The rich history and diverse sites of Memphis TN Special

Memphis - Nestled along the banks of the Mississippi River and steeped in history, Memphis Tennessee offers visitors a variety of musical entertainment and iconic historical landmarks.

Review: The birth of Muscle Shoals sound hits the UK

Muscle Shoals - Most people have heard of the Motown Sound, a reference to sixties soul music, but what about the Muscle Shoals Sound? A documentary retelling the birth of Alabama's Muscle Shoals Sound is set to change that.

Soul diva Divine Brown tops prostate cancer benefit show

Toronto - The magazine Sway is looking to music as a way of raising awarness of prostate cancer detection programs in the community. As well, it wants to dispel the myth that it's something that doesn't start until middle age.

UK soul singer Adele celebrating an astonishing chart double

British soul artist Adele has this week completed an amazing chart feat: a number one single and number one album in the same week as well as another single and album in the top five. This has not been achieved since The Beatles in 1964.
 

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