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Farewell: Uppers Music Editor Bill Luther steps down


Various Artists - The In Kraut Volume Three CD (Marina Records)

The third installment of the excellent 60's/70's Teutonic music series "The In Kraut" arrives!

Various Artists - In the Naked City (Kent CDKEND 299)

"There are eight million stories in the naked city". Bob Rockchild has listened to a compilation of soulful urban dwellers

The Five Aces - Shout & Shimmy (Saagaloo Records)

Harmonica, Hammond, recorded on reel to reel, a cover of “I’m Gonna Do It By Myself”. Some of the details about this record that should spark an interest and make any fan of proper music curious. Read on!

-Fairytales Can Come True
-British Blue Eyed Soul 1966-1969

A slew of new CD compilations of British 60's sounds
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From our vault
Some articles you might have overlooked

The Bottoms of Pisa NYE

This photo essay is in response to Action No. 3, the Italian National Mod Newsletter, which featured a page of photos entitled "The Girls of Lavarone". These boys bottoms were captured in Pisa during the New Year's Eve celebration, 2004

Jimmy Smith - The Variety Playhouse, Atlanta GA, 10 October 2001

The father of Jazz organ hits the road with an impressive line up behind him. Brian Poust just hoped for more than Dot Com Blues offered up.

Album round-up October 2006

Sometimes time just flies by... We suddenly realised that we have omitted to tell you about some records that have been the soundtrack to our lives during the summer of 2006.

Soul spoken here: Johnny Pate, part 2

Nancy Yahiro continues with the second of this three part interview with Johnny Pate.

My Generation club night #2, 2000

On the 6th of October 2000 another My Generation party took place in Stockholm. Eskobar live on stage, Greame Very shared the dj booth with the Polish mod mafia and Stockholm's own indie legend Gustav Gelin from bomben.nu. Plus a bonus pic from Puzzle