Tag: compilation

Rare Mod Volume 3 reviewed

It's out to buy this week on CD, with the vinyl copies of the Rare Mod Volume 3 album available from next week. So the perfect time to review the Rare Mod volume 3 album on Acid Jazz, which we have. The latest 'Nuggets' of the 60s mod scene offers […]

Fania Records 2CD retrospective

Anyone fancying dipping their toes into vintage Latin might want to check out the new Fania Records 1964-1980: The Original Sound Of Latin New York 2CD set, which is incoming on the Strut label next month. The period is important, taking in the emergence of boogaloo from the mid-60s, which […]

R&B Spotlight album series

Just browsing through Amazon and noticed a series of albums called R&B Spotlight, which might well be of of interest, even if the sleeves are a bit ropey. Essentially, it's a series of big R&B tunes year-on-year, with 1960 just released as a 60-track set by Fantastic Voyage, following previous […]

20 Original Mod Classics review

Pretty much as it says, the budget collection of mod tunes we flagged up last week is now review, that being 20 Original Mod Classics. Yes, there are 20 tracks, collectively very cheap too at £3.97. But does cheap mean cheap or cheerful? You'll have to read on to find […]

20 Original Mod Classics CD

Regular readers of this site (and others I contribute to) will know I'm occasionally prone to cynicism, especially when it's something like a compilation album called 20 Original Mod Classics. As soon as I saw it in my inbox, I went straight over to sharpen the knife. But despite my […]

Roger Eagle tape on Soundcloud

Looking for something interesting to hear online? Check out this Roger Eagle tape. Ok, it's not a tape anymore, but forum user 'Snails' has posted the old tape to online DJ mix site Soundcloud, lasting around 90 minutes and packed full of vintage R&B from the legendary Twisted Wheel DJ. […]

Double Cookin compilation on Kent

Kent, amazingly, has never done a compilation of vintage/northern soul tunes made up purely of instrumentals – but now it has, under the title Double Cookin. 24 of them are packed onto this single CD, compiled by Tony Rounce, packed with sleevenotes, cover sleeves and flyer images, most of them […]