The original Looking Back box set in late 2011 was an absolute corker, so we’re very pleased to hear about the second instalment, currently going by the name of Keep Lookin’ – Another 80 Mod, Soul and Freakbeat Nuggets and released once again by RPM.
Big thanks to Mike for flagging up an album that sneaked out last month – or at least, sneaked past us. Portobello Explosion: The Mod Pop Sound of Swinging London.
I think the song has been available to buy for a couple of months now, but the debut release from The Gentlemen’s Agreements really is a cracker.
Fans of late ’60s psychedelia might want to give MiRi May a listen.
Legendary 60s beat band The Poets have reformed, playing live for one night at the Eyes Wide Open 7th anniversary night, which takes place at Stereo in Glasgow.
Just spotted this on the new release schedules – Looking Back: 80 Mod, Freakbeat and Swinging London Nuggets, which is released by RPM and available to pre-order now.
The web might be a more convenient way of getting news and information, but it has led to a demise in the humble fanzine. We love a fanzine, especially those of the DIY variety – which is what the One.Two.Five fanzine pretty much is. It mght not look like the […]
Freakbeat at Outpost Lounge in New York gets our lowdown.