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Starpoint Radio is constantly looking at ways to improve its service and programming. As such we are looking for new presenters and also volunteers to help run the station If you feel you have what it takes and would like to part of this exciting and growing project, please contact us at shows@starpointradio.com

UK SOUL CHART.....

The UK Soul Chart has moved to a new time on Starpoint Radio :- Sundays from 4pm to 6pm
Don't forget our re runs for the international listeners:- Mondays 2am- 4am (thats Sunday night) Tuesday 1pm - 3pm (Daytime), Thursdays 4am-6am All UK times.
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The UK Soul Chart plays the top 30 new soulful tunes of the week & interviews with the artists. 
Presented by Kevin J The chart reflects the radio airplay in the UK and selected top soul tastemakers playlists. Read more

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For listening and participating in Starpoint's Radio Chat during the evening and night hours, try the new "Nite Mood" Panel for a darker, easier on the eyes viewing experience.
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Jai So Soulful - Soul Sessions 7-9pm every Wednesday

So Soulful started as a DJ at the tender age of 15, he was known in the scene as DJ Jai and from the age of 18 has continuously held widely respected and award winning radio shows, as well as playing at numerous venues in the UK and abroad. Regarded as an expert selector and blender, and also a  loyal supporter of home-grown and up-and-coming talent, his Radio shows and Podcasts are consistently in the Top 10 chart on iTunes with over 35,000 downloads this year alone. A regular flow of high profile Artists appearing and performing for him ensures his Mixtape series are hugely popular (these are available to download for free via SoSoulful.co.uk& iTunes).
Soul Sessions 7-9pm every Wednesday hosted by So Soulful, aka DJ Jai is a New 2 hour show of forthcoming upfront Independent Soul and R&B, don't miss out on the world exclusive tracks and wonderful music only on Starpoint Radio.

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First Listen: Teza Sumendra’s Got Next

Featured: 0It can be disturbingly easy to believe all the artist and media proclamations that R&B is dead, especially when one looks at the commercial sales of recent grown folks albums with serious radio hits. Yet all around the globe there are still new young voices coming from a generation of unsung talents who still believe, tomorrow stars who are still lending their voices to this beloved institution called R&B and Soul music. One of those voices is Indonesian singer Teza Sumendra. Facebook Comments: 1
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Soulmate: Another Love Story

Artist: Frank McCombFeatured: 0List Ranking: 0Review: How does a singer/songwriter react upon realizing that his vocals and skill set are similar to the gifts possessed by a musical legend? If the singer/songwriter is Frank McComb, you embrace the similarities and while also carving out your own identity. McComb, the artist with the smooth yet soulful baritone that is reminiscent of the legendary Donny Hathaway, has been blessed to have a professional career that has lasted about five years longer than his musical hero, and McComb has used that time to build and cultivate the kind of passionate and loyal following that was also a characteristic of Hathaway?s all too short time in the public eye. McComb certainly does not run from the similarities, as his Live at the Bitter End: Remembering Donny Hathaway album confirms. That record, recorded at the same New York venue where Hathaway recorded his famed 1971 live album, proves McComb is worthy of the comparisons. The EP Soulmate: Another Love Story continues McComb?s decade and a half work of putting his unique stamp on the music world. The four track project showcases McComb?s voice, songwriting and his soulfully creative, jazz-influenced keyboard playing. His skills on the 88s might be a revelation for those unfamiliar with McComb. The piano has always been an arrow in McComb?s musical quiver, but the vocals play such a prominent role for many modern R&B artists that listeners rarely receive glimpses of their instrumental abilities. McComb gives keyboard fans a lot to appreciate. He is a deft, nuanced and creative keyboardist who sprinkles piano flourishes throughout all of his songs, while always managing to display his creativity as an improviser. The keyboard nuances feature the blues chords heard throughout, giving way to the synthesized keyboard solo on ?This Love Of Ours,? the EP?s opening track. ?Feelin? Some Kinda Way? opens with a melodic keyboard solo and then closes with an extended, jazzy electric piano solo. The title track is a platform for McComb?s lyrical storytelling. That narrative finds McComb seeking to convince a lady that they can have something special. McComb?s vocals have a free flowing rhythmic feel, while the instrumental arrangement on ?Soulmate? ranges from gospel influenced soul to space age funk. ?She Needs Love Too? sports a ?poor little rich girl? narrative as McComb tries to capture the attention and heart of a debutante surrounded by a coterie of hangers on and users. ?Love can?t be brought, but lust can/And you have many friends only when times are good/But if you were to lose all that you have/I would be there for you/Like a good man is supposed to do.? That soulful and rangy voice is what draws the Hathaway comparisons. However, McComb in an original in possession of the qualities that allowed him to develop a loyal following over the course of 15 years. Soulmate: Another Love Story brings the time honored virtues of intimacy, honesty, creative musicianship and mature lyricism while also giving listeners a fresh take on the much discussed topic of love. The four song EP is a relatively short but powerful addition to McComb?s impressive discography. Recommended By Howard DukesAlbum Image: Click on CD cover to listen or purchaseAlbum Buy Link: https://www.amazon.com/Soulmate-EP-Frank-McComb/dp/B00PUKELPA/ref=as_sl_pc_tf_til?tag=soultracks-20&linkCode=w00&linkId=YQCED2E26TXMK7BE&creativeASIN=B00PUKELPAFacebook Comments: 1Title: Frank McCombASIN:  var amzn_wdgt={widget:'MP3Clips'}; amzn_wdgt.tag='soultracks-20'; amzn_wdgt.widgetType='ASINList'; amzn_wdgt.ASIN='B00PUKELPA'; amzn_wdgt.title='Frank McComb'; amzn_wdgt.width='250'; amzn_wdgt.height='250'; amzn_wdgt.shuffleTracks='False'; amzn_wdgt.marketPlace='US';
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First Listen: Incognito puts its imprint on classic Donald Byrd

Featured: 1Our latest First Listen comes courtesy of longtime favorite, Incognito. Their version of the Donald Byrd Jazz- Funk classic, ''Love Has Come Around'' is featured on a Japan-only release, Souvenir For Japan, a ten track collection of mixes and tracks released for the Japanese market. Jean-Paul 'Bluey' Maunick and his UK Band Incognito are fully respected in both the Jazz and Soul world for their perfect blend of not only getting the mood, but also the groove right since 1981.Facebook Comments: 1
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Funkadelic returns with new album after 33 years

Featured: 0?It?s been 33 years since a legitimate Funkadelic record, The Electric Spanking of the War Babies, has been out. A lot of it is from the band, but I also have everybody from my kids and grandkids to Sly Stone, Kim Burrell and El DeBarge on there. It?s a package!!!!? Facebook Comments: 1
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First Listen: Israel Houghton and Yolanda Adams sing about an “Awesome God”

Featured: 0I?m very excited to present to you a literal dream come true. In October of this year my NewBreed team and I traveled to Asia to embark on the biggest project of our lives to date. We visited Singapore, Jakarta Indonesia, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Tokyo Japan, Seoul Korea and Manila Philippines. We performed to sold-out crowds in every city and saw firsthand the impact that gospel music and gospel radio has had on a global scale.Facebook Comments: 1
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