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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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From our vault
Some articles you might have overlooked

Various Artists - A Cellarful Of Motown! The Rarest Detroit Grooves (Motown/Universal 544 619-2)

Paul Nixon brings forward a whole bunch of previously unreleased Motown goodies from the vaults. Richard Karström investigates.

Soulastatic, 31 January 2004, Gothenburg Sweden

Uppers Richard Karström was invited to spin some vinyl at Soulastatic. He brought his camera as well.

Mods Mayday 2000

On Target's man in the South, Jamie O'Keefe went to Clacton...

A fish eye view of Margate 2004

Jeff the Fish contributes with this visual report from the 3rd annual International Modernist Meeting in Margate UK, August bank holiday 2004

Billy Cobham featuring Ron Carter / Kenny Barron - The Art of Three (Blow It Hard BIH 010)

A trio of jazz legends covering the eras of hard Bop to fusion to experimental jazz combines for an album's worth of impressive standards. Not your usual fare for an independent label pressing singles.