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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 […]

Tutu Puoane – ‘Motsumi’ – teaser for the upcoming album

here’s a little clip we made a few months ago, of a new tune dedicated to our son motsumi…  this band is going to be the line-up for tutu’s next album, to be recorded in summer 2014 and released in the fall…   we hope you enjoy it!  Tutu Puoane – ‘Motsumi’

DelVitaGroup ‘Yip & Yang’

we are very excited to announce that SoulFactory Records made a last-minute agreement to release the debut album of DELVITAGROUP!  the album will be called ‘Yip & Yang’ and should be available somewhere beginning november 2013.  DelVitaGroup is an exciting young jazz band co-led by trombone player Peter Delannoye and drummer Toni Vitacolonna, with great […]