This forum is for discussion of Soul, R'n'B & Funk music. This includes musicians, venues, recordings, playing styles etc. Below you can find some general guidelines on posting in this forum. In addition please make yourself familiar with the sitewide rules/FAQ (

If there's an upcoming soul, funk or r'n'b gig/night that you think would interest readers of this board, please post it in the "Club Nights & Gigs" sticky. If you intend to post the same information on other music boards too, this will be considered spamming - see below. All other advertisement threads will be deleted & posters banned... if you want to advertise, please see here.

Musicians Wanted/Available Advertisements
These types of threads are more suited to the "Bands & Musicians" forum. Threads of this nature will be moved to the above forum.

Offering lessons
All offers for lessons should be made through Any threads offering lessons here will be deleted.

Copyright Material
No linking to illegal/copyrighted material or discussion of how to obtain it, unless that copyright is held by you. This includes MP3s, tabs, sheet music scans etc. Those that do so will be banned.

If you've only come here in order to spam this and other boards with the same link/info/advertisement, then don't bother. The topics will be deleted, and you'll most likely be banned from the whole of

Personal Abuse
This is not tolerated. Those who abuse others on the forum will be banned and/or infracted. Multiple instances of this will result in a permanent ban.

Everything else
As mentioned above, the usual rules apply - no acting the muppet, trolling, flaming etc.

Feel free to join in!