Countdown Records are proud to announce the release of the label’s first 7-inch single in over 30 years. And what could be more apt than the single that never was by label favourites Makin’ Time. Produced by The Truth and 9 Below Zero’s Dennis Greaves and Mick Lister this was to have been the West […]
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Following on from the success of their first two Acid Jazz-released singles, ‘Trap Door’ and ‘Lily White’ (both B-listed on Jazz-FM), Nimbus Sextet are set to release the third single from the debut album DREAMS FULFILLED. For the album’s title track, the Scottish Jazz outfit decided to enlist the services of renowned Portuguese DJ/Remixer, Fradinho […]
Acid Jazz presents Circles – The Ultimate Fleur De Lys Atlantic Records, Andrew Loog Oldham, Shel Talmy, Cream, Isaac Hayes and er Tony Blackburn, all these and so many more turn up in the story of Southampton band the Fleur De Lys and so many more. You may not have heard of them, and if […]
Acid Jazz presents a dynamic live recording capturing the energy & pure joy of The Brand New Heavies live in 1992. 1991 was a momentous year for The Brand New Heavies. They started it without a singer and were second on the bill to The James Taylor Quartet but by the end of the year […]
As the year 2020 (finally) comes to a close, we present you with our annual round-up compilation. It’s fair to say 2020 did not go how anyone intended it to. The world, as we knew it, seemed to hit pause around March but all that did not stop us from releasing loads of fantastic […]
To get your order in time for Christmas please get your orders in at the latest by these dates below to guarantee delivery before Christmas. Friday 4 December – Australia, New Zealand Wednesday 9 December – Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Central and South America, Far and Middle East Thursday 10 December – Canada, Cyprus, Malta Friday 11 December – Greece, Eastern […]
After the outstanding success of the first single – Don’t Wanna Cry No More, Argentinian producer @kevinfingier is back with a must-have instrumental double sider. Side A presents ‘Latin Dynamite’, an explosive tune which could have been the soundtrack of Ramsey Lewis and Mongo Santamaría visiting Soho together around mid 60s. It’s a perfect mix […]
Chris Bangs needs absolutely no introduction around here as the man that coined the name Acid Jazz, as well as being the person responsible for many of the early recordings on the label. Nor does Ex Style Council member Mr. Mick Talbot but together they recorded three down-tempo, trip-hop infused albums in the late 90s […]
Largely remembered today at the first group of future Charlatans main man Martin Blunt, Makin’ Time emerged as a breath of fresh air from the 1980s mod scene. Younger than the revival bands that had gone before instead of watered down punk their music was a glorious mix of power pop and 1960s pop and […]
Acid Jazz Records is proud to announce an exclusive licensing agreement with Albarika Store, the legendary record label that defined the sound of Benin and influenced the entire region of West Africa and beyond. The label is home to many rare recordings, from more traditional folkloric and Sato styles, to the funk, blues and psych […]