RIP Andre Williams

We are extremely saddened to report that our beloved artist Andre Williams passed away Sunday March 17, 2019. He was 82 years old. Andre was a major force in Chicago, Detroit, and the entire world of soul, rock , garage…

The Imperial Sound PledgeMusic campaign for "The New AM" 

The Imperial Sound PledgeMusic campaign is almost over, but you still have time to be a part of this debut record and pick up some rare and fantastic items in the Imperial Sound store. Signed lyric sheets, drum heads, dinner…

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New releases coming soon in 2018!

New releases in the works and coming soon from Diplomats of Solid Sound, The Imperial Sound, Sunshine Boys, Renaldo Domino, Thrift Store Halo, and The New Duncan Imperials. Watch for these soon!

Renaldo Domino releases first single in over 30 years! 

Renaldo Domino, one of Chicago's unsung heroes of soul music, has teamed up with The Imperial Sound to release 2 soulful songs featuring the rich sweet vocals of Renaldo Domino. He hasn't missed a beat since his early days on…

Andre Williams limited edition purple vinyl is out! 

The first pressing of Andre Williams latest album "Don't Ever Give Up" is now available on limited edition purple vinyl and it sounds great! There are only 500 copies available on colored vinyl, so order it now! 

Andre Williams' "Don't Ever Give Up" is out!

Andre Williams does not need an introduction anymore. At age 80, his career has taken him around the world and back, spanning over 60 years with more ups and downs than most people would not survive. Andre is a true…

The Imperial Sound release first single!

Catch the first single from The Imperial Sound.  "Six to a Room" is an energetic soul-driven pop track loaded with hooks. The Imperial Sound features members of The Service, New Duncan Imperials, Bama Lamas, and Mucca Pazza. It's a star-studded…

Andre Williams new record drops in Dec!

Iconic legend Andre Williams will release his latest record "Don't Ever Give Up" in December. This will coincide with his 80th birthday! There will be a party. There will be a short film. There will be fantastic music. Recorded in…