Echoes Monthly magazine bills itself as the “UK’s essential black music monthly”. It covers Soul, R&B, Hiphop, Reggae, and Jazz music from all over the world, not just the UK, and features articles on and interviews with your favourite black music musicians, as well as up and coming artists, and reviews of the latest black music releases. Echoes Monthly magazine also carries a classifieds section where you can buy and sell your records, tapes, and equipment, and a gig guide.
Echoes magazine is the premier platform for established and emerging artists in black music. It’s in depth interviews provide insight into the culture, priorities and motivations of Soul, R&B, Hiphop, Reggae and Jazz artists, whether they are fresh voices or long established giants of the business.
We don’t know for sure why Echoes Monthly magazine is called Echoes – but we like to think it’s because while these musicians are getting the black voice heard, Echoes magazine is picking up this voice and echoing it, magnifying and carrying it to all the corners of the Earth. Like an echo. It’s a microphone for the best black music out there: bringing you the things you’ve never heard before, as well as providing fresh perspectives on and reminding you of the classics that have become an integral part of black culture.
Featuring reviews of new albums, a gig guide, and a classified section full of tapes and records, Echoes is your education in the music that both records and expresses black culture, and gives you access and information that ensure you’ll never be without good music.
Echoes Monthly magazine features interviews with noted musicians such as Kanye West, Kid Gospel, Macy Grey, Tippa Irie, Duke Ellington (ok, he’s dead, but it quotes him, which is pretty much the same as an interview), and many more. Buy a single copy or take out a subscription from Newsstand for as long as you want.