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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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The Circles - Looking Back (Detour Records)

Bengt Wallman could say that you WILL be surprised how fresh and vital the ol’ boys sound, but sadly that's not the WHOLE truth...

The Insomniacs - Get Something Goin' (Estrus)

Second full-length album from The Insomniacs, and there's not a clunker in the batch says Brian Poust

The Sue Label Story, Volumes 1 & 2 (Ace Records)

These are the first two volumes of three CDs exploring the work of Guy Stevens, one of the UK's greatest importers of American R&B. You don't know how influential he was yet? Read on, my children.
[Culture:Art & Design]

From Blow Up to embroidery - Veruschka strikes back!

Artist Francesco Vezzoli came up with an interesting idea for the Art Biennale in Venice. Uppers' Luciano Panella reports.

Sinful Swedish Weekender 2004 - more Kodak moments

At the events in 2004, cameras are more common than Jam shoes, and we like it like that. Enjoy some snapshots from Liselott Anneflod.