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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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[Culture:Books & Magazines]

"Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" by Eric Burdon with J. Marshall Craig & Jeff Craig (2001 Thunder's Mouth Press)

Akin to pulp trash for fans of has beens or degenerate shut in's in dirty raincoats, according to Bill Luther

The Velvelettes - The Motown Anthology (Motown/Universal 980 937-2)

A double cd with The Velvelettes, the girl group that never released an album in the 60's. Alternative lyrics, stereo mixes, live recordings... A great album according to Frank Murphy
[Culture:Movies, tv, radio]

Mod Cinema Season At the NFT

From Smashing Time to Bronco Bullfrog, for August 2003 it's a Mod Mod World at London's National Film Theatre

Nicola Conte - Bossa Per Due (ESL Music ESL043)

Italian producer Nicola Conte gives us his interpretation of Modern Jazz in the Age of Internationalism.

Jewellery - Swinging

Enter the realm of plastic jewellery together with Helen Barrel