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Big-T & the Bada-Bings


Each isue of ATOMIC features reviews of music from some of the biggest names in swing, big band and rockabilly. From contemporary performers like the Fat Cats, Cigar Store Indians, and Jimmy Luxury and the Tommy Rome Orchestra to legendary artists like the Beau Hunks and Nat King Cole, ATOMIC covers all the music you love. We've also got write-ups on books and films about swing music to round out your retro library!

Choose from dozens of our Hi-fidelity reviews listed on the right. The reviews are grouped by year—click on 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2003 to open the full list from each grouping.

Oh, and be sure to plug in your headphones, because many of these reviews contain hi-fidelity sound samples! If you like what you hear, click on over to our ATOMIC Retro Music Store to pick up your favorite albums online!


Year 1999 Reviews
Year 2000 Reviews
Year 2001 Reviews
Year 2002 Reviews
Year 2003 Reviews
Michael Andrew & Swingerhead—Destination Moon and Michael Andrew Pays Tribute to Frank Sinatra
Susie Arioli Swing Band—Pennies From Heaven
Blue Eyed Devils—The Legend of Shorty Brown
Tony Fortunato and The Emperors of Swing—1
Ronnie Haig—Still Kickin' Butt
Harmonious Wail—Nonchalant
Frank Lamphere—Ain't Love a Kick
James Last—Gentleman Of Music
Billy Murray—Anthology: The Denver Nightingale
Jeff Potter & The Rhythm Agents—Rhythm Riot
Lee Press-On & The Nails—El Bando en Fuego!
Rhythm Rockets—Take Off
Jane Russell—Let's Put Out the Lights
Swing Legacy—Dancing on a Blue Moon
Don Tiki—The Forbidden Sounds of Don Tiki and Skinny Dip with Don Tiki
Retro Reading Reviews
The Art of Noir: The Posters and Graphics from the Classic Era of Film Noir

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