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).
Tag: various artists
Coming soon: Various Artists – Inner City Beat! – Detective Themes, Spy Music And Imaginary Thrillers on Soul Jazz
This is interesting, not just an album, but a 1960s-inspired graphic novel is also part of Inner City Beat! – Detective Themes, Spy Music And Imaginary Thrillers on Soul Jazz.
Just out on the Soul Jazz label (today in fact) is the Studio One Ska Fever! compilation.
Michael Mulligan checks out the recent bargain compilation of original Jamaican grooves.
Some of the great names in jumpin’ 50’s R&B are featured on Great R&B Duets, which is just released on Ace.
Great to see Get Hip back in action after a quiet, release-free 2000 with Soulful Sounds From Soulville.
Any compiler that is hip enough to include Yusef Lateef’s ‘Bishop School’ has obviously got it goin’ on – making Funkin The Ghetto an album to check out.