Another budget collection I missed, with the Essential Motown Northern Soul box set now just on the shelves.
Michael Mulligan checks out the recent bargain compilation of original Jamaican grooves.
David Walker checks out the new budget mod compilation on the Spectrum label.
To site alongside the ‘starter pack’ of mod tunes (see 20 Original Mod Classics), the same label has done a collection of northern soul, specifically with Northern Soul: 20 Original Classics.
Not content with producing the Original Mod Classics CD, the same label has also brought out Northern Soul: 20 Original Classics. And like the last one, we've gone and reviewed it. Same formula, similar price – even got the same bloke doing the sleevenotes (Paolo Hewitt). Different tracklisting obviously. Anyway, […]
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 […]
Another of the Trojan / Spectrum reissues that might be of interest – Trojan Ska-ing West!. The CD is promising to be a rarity goldmine, again for not a lot of cash. According to the label, this set of early to mid-60s sounds of 40 tracks from the Island and […]
Trojan seems to be undergoing a reissue series via budget label Spectrum, with a few CD hitting the shelves today, including Sounds & Pressure: Mod Reggae. That very familiar packaging contains what's described as an 'eclectic' mix of 40 vintage tracks, some of which are making their debut on CD. […]