ISSUE 1037 INTERVIEWS INC: Lisa Stansfield, Leon Bridges, Kathy Koskins, Mamas Gun, Jaki Graham, Eddie Holman and Ralph Lawson.
LIVE REVIEWS: En Vogue @Indigo at the O2, Love Supreme @Roundhouse and Frank Elson check's out Club Full of Soul in Blackpool.
Top 500 B&S chart singles of 'all time' concludes (26-1) with Freda Payne, The Trammps, Sly & The Family Stone, Jackie Wilson, Bobby Womack, Johnnie Taylor, James Brown, Brook Benton, Evelyn 'Champagne' King, The Delfonics, The Staple Singers, Willie Henderson + many more... Other charts include Grooveyard Essential Dance, B&S (what's) Hot and Smoove Grooves R&B. Also, Richard Searling shares his BBC Radio Manchester/Stoke playlists for his Northern Soul Emotional Highs and his tribute to Tunstall's famed Golden Torch all-nighter.
ALBUM REVIEWS: Shirley Davis & The Silverbacks "Wants And Wishes", The Bamboos "Night People", Smoove & Turrell "Mount Pleasent", R+R=NOW "Collagically Speaking" and Fantastic Negrito "Please Don't Be Dead".
ARTICLE: Record Kicks 15th Anniversary interview with label owner/DJ Nicolò Pozzoli.
ARTICLE: AVICII - a troubled icon remembered.
FESTIVAL LISTING: Festival Flava - 2018's best.
B&S COLUMNISTS THIS ISSUE: Ben Lovett (Dance), Jon Harrington (Blues), Ralph Tee (Modern Soul), Bigger (R&B) and Richard Searling (Northern Soul)