October 3rd, 2020 - Worldwide
DJ Gilles Peterson featured Cinephonic's "Béton et Ferraille" on his BBC Radio 6 show
just now - the whole set is straight-up fire, showcasing some of the best tunes that
came out during the last few months of lockdown, check it out.
October 2nd, 2020 - It's out!
Cinephonic's debut album Les Paradis artificiels is finally out today! Now today is also Bandcamp day - all proceeds from album sales go directly to the artists -
so it's a great time to pick up the vinyl LP or CD from them. Oh, and for those of you in Ottawa, The Record Centre (1099 Wellington Street) has the
vinyl LPs for sale, that's your best bet if you're local.
September 29th, 2020 - City Rising...
Hey, so Le Grigri Radio in France just did the world premiere
of a brand new Cinephonic track, "Éveil de la cité" ("City Rising"), with an amazing article to boot...
September 25th, 2020 - We Got The Jazz...
Nice! Cinephonic just hit #1 on the !earshot Jazz chart in Canada, side-by-side with heavyweights Mulatu Astatke, Christian McBride<, and Nubiya Garcia!
Big ups to all the DJs for doing what they're doing despite this whole Covid mess...
Out today! We're psyched to share the vid for Cinephonic's brand new single, hot off the analogue reels...
This one's a rainy-day, bittersweet, melancholy orchestral soul tune called "Après, le déluge",
featuring members of The Souljazz Orchestra with frequent Wu-Tang Clan collaborator Robert
Biesewig on drums.
(Hey, by the way, the upcoming Cinephonic album is currently the #1 "soul-jazz" album on
Bandcamp, thanks to everyone that helped
make that happen!)
We're excited to share the video for the new Cinephonic single, an epic cinematic soul track called
"Béton et Ferraille", driven by majestic brass-and-vibraphone goodness, with hints of
David Axelrod, Isaac Hayes & Jean-Claude Vannier.
August 19th, 2020 - New Cinephonic Album
Cinephonic's debut album comes out on October 2nd! You can preview the first single on YouTube,
a dark baroque soul opus entitled "Les Corbeaux", or pre-order right now from Bandcamp.
April 15th, 2016 - It's Out!
So the wait is over, the new Atlantis Jazz Ensemble album, Oceanic Suite, comes out today! Man, the hype has been great, the album
has held the #1 spot on the Canadian Jazz Charts for the last few weeks, and the reviews have been stellar too. Here are some of the stores offering the album,
and let us just say that the vinyl LP is particularly amazing sounding (it also comes with a download card):
February 25th, 2016 - Atlantis Rising
Marlow Records is proud to announce the upcoming release of the Atlantis Jazz Ensemble's debut album, Oceanic Suite,
an ambitious seven-part conceptual jazz album depicting the sea and other related themes... Sounds out there, but trust us, it's
amazing - this one's for the real music lovers out there, soulful, spiritual and esoteric jazz at its best, this could be some lost album by Miles, Trane or Mulatu -
for real. Comes out officially in stores on Friday, April 15th 2016 in vinyl LP, CD and digital formats, and the band is having their official album
release party at the Mercury Lounge in Ottawa on Saturday, April 30th 2016... Don't miss it!
December 15th, 2012 - Slim's Back!
Slim Moore & the Mar-Kays are back in action, hittin' up Mavericks in Ottawa on January 6th 2013...
The band's feisty, itchin' to get back at it, and they'll be joined by Timekode's DJ Zattar and his mad collection of super rare
soul grooves. Come work out the holiday pounds on the dancefloor, you'll thank us later!
Wednesday July 18th, 2012 - Slim Hits The Road Slim Moore & the Mar-Kays hit the road: the Hot & Spicy Food Festival at the Harbourfront Center in Toronto on July 22nd, the Up & Up Series
at the Mercury Lounge in Ottawa on July 26th, and a bad show at Les Bobards in Montréal on July 28th. They then hop over the pond to Sète, France,
for their first European show ever, the Fiest'A Sète festival, co-headlining with Brooklyn's Blitz the Ambassador. They're finally wrapping things up on
August 18th at the Westport Music Festival in sunny Westport, Ontario, perfect way to end the summer.
Tuesday April 3rd, 2012 - Lee & Slim
We're proud to announce that Slim Moore & the Mar-Kays will be sharing the stage with the legendary Lee Fields & the Expressions, for the launch of their brand new LP,
Faithful Man, at Ritual Nightclub, in Ottawa, on Friday May 4th. If you don't know the magic of Mr. Lee Fields, geez, do yourself a favour and throw
yourself on his entire discography, you can thank us later. Tickets are available at
www.worldfamousmusic.net, but they won't last long, get em while you still can.
Wednesday November 30th, 2011 - Holiday Shindig
The Marlow Beat Kings are throwin' an organ-driven psychedelic r&b soul boogaloo mashed potato
shindig on Thursday, December 29th, at the
Mercury Lounge in Ottawa.
Burn off some holiday weight by dancin' the judo popcorn to these stone bad grooves.
Tuesday November 8th, 2011 - Mercury Risin' Slim Moore & the Mar-Kays will be doing a mad show at the
in Ottawa as part of their
Up & Up Concert Series on Thursday,
November 24th. Come on out and spread the word! Oh, and by the way, thanks to everyone that
came out in the last weeks to make the record release tour a total success!
Oh, and in other news, we're happy to announce that
The Souljazz Orchestra will be heading on its first major US tour this upcoming February. The band'll be
hitting up Providence RI, Boston, Burlington VT, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Cleveland, Chicago, and Minneapolis: you can check out the
tour schedule on the
official website for details. Tickets go on sale this Friday, November 11th.
Tuesday October 4th, 2011 - It's On
All right, so it's official: the new Slim Moore and the Mar-Kays album is out! It's available in better stores online and offline (if you want it digitally,
you can get it from
iTunes, and if you wanna buy the vinyl LP or the CD,
you can try
CD Baby or
Dusty Groove in North America, or
Cosmic Groove in Europe.)
Today, we're also releasing the new official Slim Moore and the Mar-Kays video for the single "How Long", created from vintage public domain soul cinema clips.
Check this baby out, no joke, it's off the hook:
Friday September 9th, 2011 - Award Tour
So for those of you that don't know yet, Slim Moore & the Mar-Kays have a new record coming out on October 4th, released by
Cosmic Groove in Europe and Japan, and by Marlow Records in the rest of the world.
The record release tour is just about finalized: the band will be hitting up Ottawa, Montréal, Québec and Toronto. You can check the schedule for details. The group's also planning a European tour for the spring of 2012, stay tuned for more info. This record was made possible by the assistance of the Ontario Arts
Thursday September 8th, 2011 - Introducing...
All right, so the new Marlow Records website is up! Have a look around, make yourself at home... We'll be adding more stuff in the upcoming weeks,
so keep checking the site for updates.