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The Q release debut ep

“Issues” is the debut EP from The Q, a mod revival band from Gloucestershire UK.

Spotlight on The Perceptions

A long harboured dream comes true for ex-JTQ members. Read on!

Trummor & Orgel feat Magnus Carlson - Somebody stole my thunder

Brand new, good for you! Investigate!

Die Profis: Neue Sensationen und alte Geheimnisse CD

Die Profis came from Düsseldorf and released an album back in 1982. Now it's finally available on cd. Read on.

Various Artists - The Godfather's R&B (BGP)

Mike Travis checks out the early production work of James Brown
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Some articles you might have overlooked

Calypso King & the Soul Investigators - Home Cooking (Timmion LP001)

A plate of hot bbq comes our way from Finland. Richard Karström sat down with knife and fork. Well, pen and paper really.
[Culture:Books & Magazines]

"Mistah Thompson, He dead"

Hunter S Thompson, legendary counter-culture writer and icon of New Journalism fatally shot himself at his home in Woody Creek, Colorado on the 20th of February 2005. By Bengt Wallman.
[Culture:Books & Magazines]

Wax Poetics

A new quarterly journal has arrived. Richard Karström investigates.
[Culture:Art & Design]

OP Art

Trying to recapitulate one of the most important and fascinating art-styles of the 20th century in an article is not easy, but Johan Tollgerdt gives it a try

The Filth and the Glory
- Lost Treasures of New Wave

New on Uppers, but old in the game, Mike Travis gives you a run down of his favourite singles from that musically schizophrenic era that some call new wave