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The Mouse Outfit | “Never Get Enough” (feat. Dubbul O & Sparkz)

Serious Hip-Hop business from Manchester UK! Dubble O (Mothership Connection) + Sparkz turn up the heat over the Mouse Outfit‘s new track.. featuring sax and flute from Claire Press, trumpet from Martin Smith + Gavin Hibberd. Check out the wicked video + pick up the download HERE

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Juliette ft Z3 | “Who’s World is this” | Free Download

Birmingham UK Soul songbird Juliette drops a sneak preview free download Ft Z3 from her forthcoming mixtape.. Hit the link + collect !

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TOTO productions + Urban Street Soul Orchestra | Unreleased Tracks

After being locked in a vault for around 15 years we’re finally getting to hear more of what London UK’s TOTO productions recorded back in the early + mid 90’s. TOTO which created Urban Street Soul Orchestra (Daz-I-Kue, Don Ricardo, Hil St Soul, Steven Ville, Julie Smith and Paul ‘vibe’ C) originally produced a catalog of material that was never released, and after USSO went their separate ways the tracks stayed locked away until the group eventually rejoined in 2011 and started to release their back catalog.

The first to surface was the long over due Spice Of Life album originally recorded in 1997 which finally saw an official release in December 2011.
Here are two more unreleased joints from the USSO vault.. the killer “Grapevine” features Stevie Ville on vocals who joined TOTO Productions in the early 90’s + also featured on the “Slice of Life” lead single with Don Ricardo. “Never Had A Love” is another quality track featuring vocalist Jennifer Phillips.. It’s good to know they’re currently working on new material which could hopefully get a release later this year..
In the mean time, enjoy these vintage gems.

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CHIDI | “Wrong Again” | official video

Taken from the 2009 album “Unrehearsed”. The official video for the hit single ‘Wrong Again’ from UK Soul Artist CHIDI. Pass by her website and look out for her new album coming soon !

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Monsieur Greg Feat Sarah Winton + Vicky Flint | “Sunshine” (cocktail mix)

Meltdown show regular Sarah Winton continues to keep us up to date with all things fresh and new via her soundcloud page and there’s some great jazzy tracks on there too plus a heap of quality collaborations featuring various producers + musicians from both sides of the pond. This recent one sees her taking care of vocal duties on a new joint entitled “Sunshine” alongside Monsieur Greg (Computer, rhodes) and Vicky Flint (Trumpet and flugelhorn). Im really feeling both of these mixes, the beautiful Samba Soul version has summer written all over it + the beaty club mix takes the track up a notch but keeps the jazzy flavours intact. Sarah is currently working on a new project which will hopefully include some of her recent work, there’s been too many good ones to mention. In the mean time check these new ones and search out her old material..

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Incognito | “Surreal” | New album 2012

Incognito return with a new “Surreal” album, released March 25th via Dome Records and reveal their new vocal line up on the two track lead single package “Goodbye To Yesterday/ Restless As We Are”. Young soul singer Mo Brandis who’s been making waves on the soul scene recently features in the very catchy lead track which could be Incognitos biggest single for years. “Restless as We Are” features UK soul singing star Natalie Williams who has been described by Time Out as one of the UK’s hottest singers. Incognito fans have another classic album to discover, packed to the brim with some truly Surreal cuts! Listen back to the full tracks on last weeks Meltdown show or preview samples and pre-order HERE.

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Zansika | UK music | Rewind

North West London, singer songwriter, and producer, Zansika‘s influences range from Jazz Fusion, House, Soul and Experimental. Im definitely a fan of the Soul and Soulful house tracks she’s been posting and looking forward to something new hopefully soon. In the mean time enjoy these two..
Vodpod videos no longer available.
Vodpod videos no longer available.

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Roucheon | “Mid night melody” Groove mix | New Music

More killa soul grooves! Roucheon’s “Mid night Melody” will feature on her upcoming solo album to be released in 2012. Watch this space for more

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Takiya | “Dedicate” (Soul Seeds Vol. One) [Limited Free DJ Download]

Check out the brand new leak courtesy of Blacktree Music from the beautiful and talented singer, songwriter and guitarist named TAKIYA. The upcoming compilation album BLACKTREE MUSIC PRESENTS: “Soul Seeds”, Vol. 1  is due out January 24th, 2012. Pick up the limited free download it NOW! and stay tuned for more..

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