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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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The return of the bunch of 45s! - October 2001

The 45s are heaping up just as the leaves currently falling from the trees. Uppers sums up the latest offerings.

The Smoke - My Friend Jack (Retroactive)

Call it mod, psych, freakbeat, whatever - if you ask Brian Poust this is a bona fide classic
[Culture:Art & Design]

Alessi is More - design Italian style.

Jules Olivier guides you through the history and designs of one of Italy's most productive design companies - from the kitchen to the bathroom.

Stockholm mod summer 2005

Snapshots from the Uppers Mod Weekender, Stockholm Sweden, in August 2005. Plus some bonus pics from Target. Enjoy!

Updating a classic style - 2005

Alex, our man in the Hague, reports on some modern threads available now. Along the way he also ponders forward thinking in relation to the three-letter-word.