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Pre-order for the Apostles - Banko Woman 7inch

Pre-order for the Apostles - Banko Woman 7inch

For over forty years, the Apostles of Aba have stood as the jewel in the crown of the music scene in Eastern Nigeria. Since their formation in 1973, the band has turned out memorable performances in a variety of styles including rock, soul, funk, pop and reggae. Even today, the Apostles continue to thrill audiences in their hometown of Aba with dazzling shows. Cultures of Soul is proud to present one of the Apostles’ more obscure—yet relentlessly funky recordings: Banko Woman, originally released on the eponymous LP on Love Day Records in 1977. Straddling the world realms of afro-funk and...

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Nigerian Funk and Disco Spotify Playlist

Nigerian Funk and Disco Spotify Playlist

To celebrate the release of SJOB Movement's Friendship Train we've put together a playlist on Spotify called Nigerian Funk and Disco.  You can check out our other playlists as well - Cultures of Soul Records And you can grab a copy of the LP or CD in our shop.  

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Support Tupicycle in Montreal!

Support Tupicycle in Montreal!

The Brazilian deejay duo known as Tupi Collective presents the Tupicycle: a tricycle with turntables, vinyl records, and the joy of Brazilian music on the streets of Montreal.  “Tupicycle” is a Tupi Collective summer project created in August 2014 to bring the joy of Brazilian music to Montreal’s open air spaces. It consists of a sound system (2 turntables + mixer + speaker + battery) adapted to a customized late 60s Schwinn tricycle that plays only vinyl records. It is designed to offer music for people in public spaces like parks and subway stations entrance. The volume and the selection...

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Support Bandcamp This Friday

Support Bandcamp This Friday

It's a crazy world out there these days and especially in America. We've always found "music is the healing force of the universe." (As well as a great soundtrack to the protest movement!) This Friday you get a chance to make a difference and get great music! Bandcamp is putting their money where their mouth is and will be donating their share of sales to the ACLU.  To promote this on Firday we'll also be giving away a free track from our next release coming out on March 3rd by the SJOB Movement with any purchase you make on our Bandcamp. You'll...

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Thank You / Year in Review

Thank You / Year in Review

Despite everything else that happened in 2016 we've had a great year that we're very proud of. Here are some of the nice reviews we've received for our releases this year starting in January: The Boston Creative Jazz Scene in the Boston Globe "The music on the “Creative Jazz” set showcases a wide variety of styles, from the Mark Harvey Group’s near-silences and tumultuous eruptions to the transcendent explorations of the Phill Musra Group, which worked in the sacred space carved out by late Coltrane, Albert Ayler, and other masters of questing free jazz". Read More The Jagger Botchway Group -...

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