• Ace is 40!

    25th June 2015

    It was 40 years ago this September, give or take, that the team behind Ace Records first made a record. We have been going in and out of style ever since and hopefully over the years have contributed in some measure to the business of human happiness.

  • Harold Battiste

    23rd June 2015

    Harold Battiste, the warm, articulate New Orleans record man, died on June 19 in his hometown after a long illness, at age 83.

  • Steve Lewins

    9th June 2015

    It is with sadness that we learned of the death of Steve Lewins, the original bass player with Chiswick Records’ very first band , the Count Bishops, who recorded the ‘Speedball’ EP [SW1] in September 1975. This 7” record was released in November 1975 and went on to sell over 10,000 copies, playing a seminal part in helping to establish the fledgling Chiswick Records label.

  • B.B. King Remembered

    14th May 2015

    B.B., who suffered from type 2 diabetes, died in his sleep at 89 and had been under home nursing care due to ill-health for some months. King was one of the hardest working blues artists ever and spent most of his long life touring.

  • Paul Weller on The Zombies' Odessey And Oracle

    12th May 2015

    In the run-up to the release to his new album, Saturn's Pattern, Paul Weller sat down with the people at The Quietus to discuss his top 13 albums. Read what he had to say about The Zombies' "Odessey And Oracle".

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