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Right on time for the seventh Soundflat Records Ballroom Bash comes the release of its corresponding compilation CD. Like every year, this CD contains four songs by each of the bands playing at this legendary festival, which is held in Cologne, Germany. This year the Ballroom Bash compilation features songs by THE NEW PICCADILLYS, THE HIGH LEARYS, THE MERGERS, THE GENTLEMEN'S AGREEMENTS, THE FELINES and THE HI-CLASS JOES. This is a CD that catches the wild atmosphere and memories of the party and it contains partly unreleased masterpieces by these fantastic bands. So don't hesitate to get yourself a copy of this amazing compilation!
THE NEW PICCADILLYS - Rock, Beat and Twist with George from the legendary KAISERS THE NEW PICCADILLYS are a 4 piece group from Glasgow, featuring members of THE KAISERS, THE THANES & THE SCOTTISH SEX PISTOLS, who apply their exciting twangy sound to numbers from a variety of artists. They combine their love of 60s beat & 70s punk in a live show that has gathered many fans over the last two years. Punkrock a la Merseybeat. Debut- LP out soon on SFR!
THE HIGH LEARYS - Australian Freakbeat/Garage/R&B quartet From the sunny west coast of Australia THE HIGH LEARYS bring you the swinging sounds of the mid 60s; their influence of British freakbeat & R'n'B mixed with American garage & psych gives the band their unique sound &their Mod styled sharp dressed manner.
THE MERGERS - German 60's Beat Sensation 'Beat with a capital B' - This 4-piece band combines elaborate songwriting & harmonies with the energy of a deafening jumbo jet (which they proved with their first LP on SFR) They perform their simply incredible songs with a frenzied power that will knock your socks off!
THE GENTLEMEN'S AGREEMENTS - Wild Freakbeat/Mod-sound & groovy organ The band started in 2011 as a side project of 5 friends/musicians - and what came out ofit is a crazy and powerful Freakbeat/Mod- sound! Blue-eyed soul with a jazzy organ to shimmy and shake to! Killer-7' out on SFR soon to be followed by an LP!
THE FELINES - All-girl Low-Fi Garagepunk The Felines is an all-girl garage punk trio with a shared interest in simple compositions and raw, authentic sound, where imperfections are considered a treasured virtue. The music is defined by their love for garage punk, as much as a rich vocal part. These three Copenhagengirls are ready to conquer a trashy low-fi Garage world!
THE HI-CLASS JOES - Early 60's Beat with a shot of Rhythm and Blues Taking their cue from the British beat boom of the early sixties, the Joes have a dynamic & exciting sound similar to the KAISERS and early MILKSHAKES. If you need a shot of rhythm 'n' blues, you got it!