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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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Various artists - The Old Town & Barry Soul Survey (Kent CDKEND 244)

The connection between waltz and uptempo soul has been unveiled. Are strange Austrian scientists to blame? No. Lars Schröder sinks his teeth in Kent's compilation of New York labels Old Town and Barry and explains how.

All I Want For . . . (Gifts for Guys)

Probably far too late, Jonathan Ogilvy and Julian Lawton come up with some gift solutions.

The Cellar meets The Boiler, Milano Italy, 20 May 2006

Cristina Alonso from The Boiler (Barcelona Spain) went over to Italy to spin records. Here's a visual report!

Matt Deighton - Common Good (YEAAH)

Former Mother Earth leader Matt Deighton teams up with members of Primal Scream, Izit, Count Basic, and The Style Council for his third solo outing. Here's the verdict.

Various Artists - This Is Soul! (Rhino UK) CD

The first CD reissue of the legendary 1969 UK LP soul comp.