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Never Out Of Style: Paul 'Smiler' Anderson discusses his excellent new book 'Mods: The New Religion'


Stax/Volt to Issue Complete Singles Digitally for First Time

The collections feature music by Isaac Hayes, the Staple Singers, Rufus Thomas, Johnnie Taylor, Albert King and others<p>The Memphis soul label …

Soul Music

Dave Davies Blast Brother For Lying About Kinks Amp Sound

<b>Dave Davies</b> has called out his brother <b>Ray Davies</b>, claiming that he has perpetuated a lie about the signature guitar sound about the <b>Kinks</b> classic "You …


Motown's Temptations, Four Tops visit Oval Office

By<p>WASHINGTON (AP) — Two legendary Motown groups "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" for a little VIP access at the White House.<p>Actually, there probably was no …

Small Faces return to their East Ham roots in wake of band tragedy

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 10:50 11 December 2014 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 13:29 11 December 2014<p>The Small Faces in their heyday<p>Archant<p>Keyboard player Jimmy Winston returns to the …

East London

Imported Lambretta scooter worth £7,000 stolen from Crofton Park garage

Police need help tracking down a distinctive Lambretta scooter after it was swiped from a Crofton Park garage.<p>Officers believe that the scooter, …


Deserted Island Discs - Emma-Rosa Dias

Shipwrecked and washed ashore on a lonely island in the sea is my latest guest castaway, the wonderfully talented television producer, presenter and …



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Albums of 2014

Its that time of year. What are the albums that have stood out this year. New or just New to You?<p>Here are three of mine.<p>Rich Brown - Between …


Back to the future is Sameera's style

Brighton 2014

The Captain Stax Show DEC2014

The 56th installment of my "best of"s, with tracks selected from this month's Captain Stax Shows. New songs, white label, advanced promos and old …


Come and celebrate the New Year in style at our Nutty New Year Ball at 229, the home of Le Beat Bespoke and Crossfire.<p>We are delighted to welcome …

New Year's Eve


Remembering Ian McLagan, the Small Face With a Big Heart

David Fricke pays tribute to the gifted keyboardist for two of the U.K.'s greatest bands<p>The first time I spoke to <b>Ian McLagan</b> – the keyboard player …

Soul Music

The Small Faces / Faces Explosive "Stay With Me" Induction Performance


Coming soon: The Stateside Motown 7s - 7-inch vinyl box set

by Modculture 4 December, 2014<p>The Stateside Motown 7s – 7-inch vinyl box set<p>This is out next week, but you can order <b>The Stateside Motown 7s box set</b> …

Vinyl Records

Punks in Parkas - December 11, 2014

Join Penny Lane on her final, regular episode of 2014!<p>The first half of the show features a mix of fantastic power pop and new soul groves from The …

R&B legend Otis Redding died in Lake Monona just days after recording ‘(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay’

· Dec 8, 2014 Share Tweet<p>Photo courtesy of flickr user Mindy<p>Almost exactly 47 years ago, music legend Otis Redding died after his plane crashed in …


do the dance

The 45s - I'm Going To Change The World


Paul Weller’s “Into Tomorrow” Book Now Available!

<b>Paul Weller’s</b> second collaboration with <b>Genesis Publications</b> is a deluxe limited (2000 only) collectors coffee table book focusing on his solo years …


First look: The Odyssey: A Northern Soul Time Capsule CD+DVD box set

by Modculture 9 December, 2014<p>First look: The Odyssey: A Northern Soul Time Capsule CD+DVD box set<p>Full details aren’t available for this, perhaps …

Time Capsules

Ice Cream Man Power Pop and More Radio Show #62

If you enjoy the show and want to help promote the new bands featured, please share the link on facebook, Twitter and any other social media sites. …

Steve Marriott film in the works

Quadrophenia actor Phil Davis to direct...<p>Quadrophenia actor Phil Davis to direct…<p>A short film about Small Faces singer <b>Steve Marriott</b> is in the …

Rock Music

Remembering Ian McLagan

In June, Ian McLagan told <i>The Austin Chronicle</i>, his hometown paper since 1994, that he would be going out on tour in 2015 with the band that made him …

The Rolling Stones

The Who Gig Glasgow Nov 30th

A cracker of a gig by guys who did not quite die before they got old. Thank goodness as I would never have seen them perform live.<p>Any comments about …