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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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Italia a go go 2002

Snapshots from All Saints Mod Holiday in Lavarone, Autumn Stone 3 in Cattolica and a Bologna soul night at the Covo. Nancy Yahiro brings her visual report from a truly happening Italy.

The Chords - At the BBC (Detour)

Detour records gives you yet another nostalgic excursion into three-chord teenage angst mayhem. Lots of bad noise of course but does The Chords stand the test of time? By Bengt Wallman

Various Artists - Blue Orleans – Blue Notes From Basin Street (Blue Note/EMI)

Guaranteed to put a smile on your face and your feet in motion. Holy gumbo Batman, it's a top rated compilation! By Karsten Östlund.

...Ain't It Funky Now! Flat out funk from the jazz brotherhood (BGP)

BGP issue a bangin' new compilation of Prestige Funk Jazz. Music Editor Brian Poust is here to help preach the gospel to you.

Absolute Beginnerism- Wristwatches

Is the wristwatch just something that upsets the line of your cuff? Or one of those indispensable details that are necessary for a perfect ensemble?