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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 man from UNKLE 1999 by Jonathan

For Jonathan Borgström it all started a dark afternoon in November. He was sitting on the bus when suddenly the mobile phone rang...

Jewellery - Glamorous

Diamonds and pearls - a glance at the early mod girl look of the glamour puss! By Helen Barrell.

Art School - 3 Close Mates (Bip bip records)

Art School's second album arrives. It features some of the best power-pop you'll hear this year, says Jesper Kern.

You can’t kill this Kenny

Soul Galore's Peter Hedenskog unearths a new strong voice on the soul scene - Kenny Bobien.

Various Artists - Sounds From the Verve Hi-Fi, compiled by Thievery Corporation (Verve)

Washington DC's favorite DJ Duo take on the vaults at The Verve Group. Brian Poust explains the results.