Archive for the 'Numero Group' Category

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Ain’t it funky, now. Chicago’s Numero Group, in celebration of the label’s tenth birthday, is dropping a limited edition Eccentric Soul 45 box set next week entitled Omnibus. Which, naturally, contains 45 7″ singles. Each record comes tricked out with its own replica label and sleeve,  coupled with a 108-page hardback, clothbound, book. The label has […]

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

While the satisfaction of happening upon a track from a long forgotten artist, with a song barely heard through the ages, has in part been sated by various reissue labels around the globe, so seldom is a picture painted. A single track by a single artist is no more than that—no fragments of a previous […]

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Numero Group, a label favorite for their brilliant archival and restoration work,  have wowed us again – and in a typically new and delightful way.  Local Customs: Downriver Revival is yet another eclectic compilation, spanning multiple genres, making it difficult to categorize due to the truly diverse nature of the track selection. Though compiled from […]

Monday, April 7th, 2008

Compiled by the Numero Group, and released next month, Soul Messages From Dimona is a soul collection combining the elements of jazz, funk, soul and gospel, all performed by American ex-pat artists who, from 1975-1981, made their home in Dimona, Israel. Musically taking elements from their native homes of Detroit and Chicago, these five groups […]

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

We do our best to keep tabs on the latest Numero Group happenings, as they rarely fail to deliver. The latest news to come out of their Chicago shop is the recently launched Asterisk imprint which drops not one, but three albums on us this month. The story goes that, apparently, while the label’s resident […]