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Jarrod Lawson @ Shepherds Bush Empire, 14th November 2015

The vacuum left by North London genius Lewis Taylor’s virtual disappearance from the music scene has left space for various young blue-eyed soulsters (Bo Saris, Allen Stone, Mayer Hawthorne et al), but Jarrod Lawson has surely emerged as the pick of the bunch. His assured, ambitious and well-received 2014 debut album announced a major new talent, […]

Rescued From The Vaults: Lewis Taylor’s Lewis II

Soul music has a pretty rich tradition of ‘one-man bands’, musicians who have chosen to play the lion’s share of the instruments themselves thanks to liberal use of studio multi-tracking. Sometimes it’s a time-and-money-saving device, sometimes it’s a bid for creative freedom in the face of record company pressure and sometimes it’s a combination of […]