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First press reviews on Rebirth::Collective’s ‘Raincheck’

Hi all, Here’s some nice reviews of our latest release. In a few days, the album will also be digitally available in the iTunes Store, but we do promote the purchase of a good old-fashioned hard copy, not in the least because of the wonderful cover art by the great Rinus van de Velde… Cd’s […]

Rebirth::Collective ‘Raincheck’ Official Release 20 March 2016

Rebirth::Collective’s new album ‘Raincheck’ will be presented on March 20 2016 with a concert on Leuven Jazz. Very excited about this album, with great guitar playing by soloist Jesse Van Ruller, beautiful arrangements, and a very tasteful overall production, with great sound by Werner Pensaert and lovely mastering by Uwe Teichert. Plus an incredible cover […]

2nd album of Rebirth::Collective on its way!

Later this week the new Rebirth::Collective music will be recorded. A repertoire of Billy Strayhorn tunes especially arranged for the band, featuring the fantastic Dutch guitar player Jesse Van Ruller as guest soloist. Release in Spring 2016. Stay tuned for more info!

Distribution for our catalogue

Good news! After spending quite some time without organised distribution, we finally found a good new distributor for the Benelux.  Sonic Rendezvous is a Dutch company based in Alkmaar and was already distributing Tutu Puoane’s ‘iLanga’.  They now agreed to take care of our whole catalogue. Check them out here!

new album Rebirth::Collective scheduled!

It’s been quiet for a while, but we’re back with some exciting news : after its successful debut album, Rebirth::Collective is going to record a 2nd album, which will be released again on our label.  They are going in the studio at the end of June, with a repertoire of self-arranged Billy Strayhorn tunes, featuring […]

first reviews of ‘iLanga’

Earlier this week, Tutu’s ‘iLanga’ received two reviews : one in the Flemish newspaper ‘De Standaard’, and one in French-speaking newspaper ‘Le Soir’.   Thank you, Karel Van Keymeulen and Jean-Claude Vantroyen for the nice words! 🙂      

new SoulFactory Records logo

very excited to present our brand new logo 🙂  it’s designed by our good friend Prince Bulo, bass player extra-ordinaire from South Africa (playing with the likes of Marcus Wyatt, Frank McComb and Dwele, amongst many others!), who also shows a special talent for graphic design.  Check his graphic work out on Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/bulomedia

Tutu Puoane – iLanga

We are very proud to announce the release of Tutu’s brand new album iLanga.  ‘iLanga’ means ‘sun’ in Zulu, one of the official languages of Tutu’s home country South Africa.  It is our biggest production so far, with cooperation of a lot of different people, including some good friends in South Africa.  The album will […]