Claire Mahoney checks out this new compilation from the 1980s Bristol-based mod band The Reaction.
The Jam’s new 1977 box set covering the band’s first eventful recording year over four CDs and one DVD reviewed by Claire Mahoney.
The Spitfires are clearly a band in a hurry. The dust had barely settled on their much-praised 2015 debut album Response before they were back in the studio crafting its follow-up, the newly-released A Thousand Times.
The release information from Daptone states that this is James Hunter’s fourth album. It’s actually his sixth by my reckoning and with that comes the danger that the more a great artist produces, the more they might struggle to keep up the standard. Thankfully, ‘Hold On!’ launches that theory out […]
The last Fay Hallam release was the collaboration with The Bongolian known as Lost In Sound, which was an incredibly popular release, not least because it was a really good album. Now Fay is back with a solo project on the Blow-Up label, Corona. And it’s not what you might […]
Cracking release on the Timmion label – Paint Me In A Corner by Nicole Willis and The Soul Investigators.
Fancy getting a basic knowledge of the current crop of Japanese mod bands? Don’t worry, you don’t need to learn a new language, Acid Jazz has done the hard work and compiled Swinging Japan (The Neo Mod Scene Tokyo Style).
If you have a decent postman and a spare fifty quid then just in time for the Bank Holiday (released Monday 26th August) comes this new limited edition box set of 7 inch singles, from Universal Music gong by the name of Circles: The Mod 45s Box 1965-1967.