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Here comes the 8th edition of the Soundflat Records Ballroom Bash compilation CD - the 'soundtrack' of our legendary annual label festival. Like every year, this CD contains four songs (- partly previously unreleased!) by each of the bands playing at this wild festival, which is held in Cologne, Germany. This year the Ballroom Bash compilation features songs by THE NEABEATS, THE BARON FOUR, THE SHAKERS, LOS RETROVISORES, MYSTIC BREW and LES BRAQUEURS. This CD is a musical summary of this year's Ballroom Bash-line-up and thereby not only a fantastic item for your personal collection of Garage&Rock'n'Roll-memorabilia and souvenirs, but also a great selection of today's 60's Garage- and Beat-bands. A CD that shouldn't be missing from your shelf!
THE NEATBEATS - Japan's wildest 60's Beat legends
One of Japan's creme de la creme of contemporary 60's Beat bands wih their musical roots in the Beatles' Star Club-Era; these boys are often referred to as the 'Japanese KAISERS', playing a highly authentic as well as accomplished sound with the neccessary touch of Japanese madness! The band produced a 7' exclusively for the guests of the Ballroom Bash 2014 and together with their four songs included on this compilation you have a perfect musical souvenir coming from the country of the rising sun.
THE BARON FOUR - twangy, fuzzy and shimmy shaking Rhythm'n'Beat sensation from UK! The Baron Four (Featuring members of Thee Vicars, The Higher State and Speak & The Spells!) are a Rhythm'n'Beat group from four different parts of the UK. Brought together through their love of twang, fuzz and all things unholy they deliver drunken wild performances that will have your granny shimmy shaking!
THE SHAKERS - authentic early 60's sounding Merseybeat from Liverpool You want beat? You got it, with The Cavern Club's resident Merseybeat group, THE SHAKERS! These four lads from Liverpool celebrate the birth of the Mersey beat' just as it was in the early 60's, with a repertoire ranging from raw Hamburg rockers to the Cavern beat boom' hits. With their first LP out on Soundflat Records, there's definitely a whole lotta Shakers going on!
LOS RETROVISORES - Neo-Yeye/Freak-Pop & Iberic Soul from Barcelona Soulful wind arrangements, thrilling melodies, groovy Hammonds, and most of all, guitars with loads of fuzz! Ye-Ye feelings, northern soul steps and enthusiasm and a great aesthetic ethic is what defines LOS RETROVISORES. These smart-looking boys transport their Iberian soul and attitude through their fantastically arranged songs!
MYSTIC BREW - Russian 60's Garage/Popsike-newcomers The five piece band from Samara, Russia is influenced by 60's Garage and psychedelic obscurities and creates an authentic, groovy sound that is fresh and catchy, yet also dreamy and harmonic. A fantastic insiders' tip for fans of Popsike/Psych-bands like THE TEMPLES and JACCO GARDNER as well as 60's Garage-revival-bands like THE FROWNING CLOUDS - they're now ready to conquer the world with their debut LP soon to be released on SOUNDFLAT RECORDS!
LES BRAQUEURS - crazy French Frat-Rock/Garage/R&B-sensation If you're ready for a high-proof mixture of maximum R&B, French 60's beat, British mod sounds and US Northwest garage rock, your keen ears and shaky legs will surely enjoy the cool sound and good vibes of les Braqueurs! Watch out for their upcoming LP and 7' on SOUNDFLAT RECORDS!!