You know what? I’ve been listening to Lost In Sound by Fay Hallam and The Bongolian for some time now and I’m still not sure what I actually think about it.
The Primitives, remember them? I’m guessing you at least remember Crash if nothing else. Well, the band are back, with an album of obscure ’60s covers called Echoes and Rhymes.
The latest studio outing from Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, aka one of the hottest live soul acts on the planet, serves up a faithful and suitably heartfelt dozen tracks that have been staples of their performances for many years now.
So how do you describe a band like The Method? The lazy review of Dissidents and Dancers would be to say ‘if you like The Coral or like The Bees, you’ll love The Method.’ But we’re not lazy – and I need to bump up the word count.
Mark Raison reviews the 60s-style pop of Loveless Unbeliever.
Even back in 1980, Searching for the Young Soul Rebels was a fish out of water. 30 years on, the debut album by Dexy’s Midnight Runners still is, but an even bigger fish thanks to this 30th anniversary remastered and expanded edition.
You’ve probably heard of Allan Crockford. After all, he’s done time (so to speak) in The Prisoners, The Solarflares, JTQ, Thee Headcoats and The Stabilisers. Now he’s got his own band, going by the name of the Galileo 7 – and Are We Having Fun Yet? is the debut album.
The latest collection of mod rarities from Acid Jazz is reviewed online.