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THE BURROUGHS: The Slip/ Forever In Love

THE BURROUGHS:  The Slip/ Forever In LoveTwo slices of throwback soul here on this ‘digital 45′ from nine-piece Colorado outfit The Burroughs, signed to Color Red Records – the label started by The New Mastersounds’ Eddie Roberts. The Slip takes its cues from the one and only Mr James Brown with the sort of fat in-the-pocket Cold Sweat-era groove that the JB’s would be happy with and that, presumably, another JB (i.e.
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THE NEW MASTERSOUNDS feat. LAMAR WILLIAMS: Kings & Queens

THE NEW MASTERSOUNDS feat. LAMAR WILLIAMS: Kings & QueensFollowing hot on the trail of first single Let’s Go Back, comes Kings & Queens – the second drop from The New Mastersounds’ forthcoming LP-length collab. with vocalist Lamar Williams, Shake It. The PR has this one billed as an ‘Average White Band meets Marvin Gaye’ type number and there is indeed plenty of funk bounce from the band (with guest horns) and vocal smoothness from
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THE NEW MASTERSOUNDS feat. LAMAR WILLIAMS JR: Let’s Go Back

THE NEW MASTERSOUNDS feat. LAMAR WILLIAMS JR: Let's Go BackIf the New Mastersounds go back anywhere on new single Let’s Go Back, it’s to the shores of a bayou in the early seventies, probably mid-afternoon and definitely in the sub-tropical heat of August. For a moment, an idling blues guitar suggests we’re dozing outside Tony Joe White’s favourite shack alongside an equally sleepy-looking ‘gator and then suddenly, with a sinuous
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