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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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Jimmy Smith - Dot com blues (Blue Thumb Records)

We're all familiar with the adage of too many cooks in the kitchen, and now we have a prime example of it. Brian Poust has listened to the latest Jimmy Smith offering.

The Untamed - Gimme Gimme:Singles And Unreleased Rarities 1965-1966 (RPM CD 223)

Ten singles tracks and ten unreleased numbers from The Untamed - on one disc! Bill Luther is jumpin' with joy!
[Travel:Four wheels]

Goodwood 2004

That certain je ne sais quoi that we all look for in vehicles isn't only found in Italian scooters. Dave Clark brought his camera to the Goodwood Revival event, capturing nice rides (and a pretend mods v rockers fight!)

Biff, Bang, Power-dressing!

Have you ever wondered about what to wear the first day on the new job? Do not fear... check this out and add to your confusion! By Jules Olivier.
[Culture:Books & Magazines]

The New English Dandy by Alice Cicolini (Thames & Hudson)

Six chapters offer six takes on the twenty-first-century dandy in Alice Cicolini's excellent book which is also meant to be a style bible of men's dressy style. Alex Roest reports.