Archive for September, 2010

Private Road at NFT reviewed

by Modculture 30 September, 2010

Everyone knows about Bronco Bullfrog, but what you might not know is that the same writer/director (Barney Platts-Mills) has other movies in his back catalogue, including Private Road.

The Scenester went to see it at the NFT, a rare screening of this 1971 flick and a chance to meet the director too. Not 'mod', but if you are interested in films of the 60s and early 70s, this tale of life in London amongst the hipster and radicals might well appeal.

Check out the review over at Cinedelica – I think (though I'm not sure) that it's one of the next BFI Flipside releases.

Private Road at NFT reviewed at Cinedelica

Pussyfooting in London

by Modculture 30 September, 2010

A new club launch for the capital – Pussyfooting.

Described as a 'mod-friendly' night, it takes place at an upstairs bar (with smoking terrace), just two minutes stroll fron Kings Cross station. Expect R&B, soul, blue beat, funk, psych and obscurities from DJs Darren Brooker and Simon Colquhoun.

The address is The Fellow, 24 York Way, Kings X, London, N1 9AA, with the first night on 22nd October from 8pm until 1am. Entry is free.

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Paul Weller – CD/DVD set incoming

by Modculture 30 September, 2010

Paul Weller's next release is called Find The Torch, Burn The Plans, it's a 'CD/DVD Deluxe Album' and its out on November 29th on Island Records

What is it? Well, according to the label, it's a 'lavishly packaged and highly covetable DVD and CD package' mixing a 26-track live set culled from Weller's Royal Albert Hall shows, an all-new film and a music disc of his Radio 2 gig earlier this year.

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Quaint of the Art Dress

by Modculture 28 September, 2010

Something stylish and simple with a sixties twist – that's the Quaint of the Art Dress from ModCloth.

Tapping into a London chic from the time, this Quant-esque dress achieves the look through the simple a-line pinafore shape. The sleeveless cut works with a large, pierrot style collar and black border trim to create bold shapes and clean cut lines.

It's now new in at ModCloth for $77.99.

Find out more from the website

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Nicholson and Walcot scarves

by Modculture 28 September, 2010

We first featured these a long time back-  well before there was a webdite anyway. So it's high time we featured the Nicholson and Walcot vintage-style scarves once more, especially with the seasons changing.

Starting out as a cotaage industry for family and friends as well as the mod scene, the company now makes a range of items including the scarves commercially, but still offering that personal touch if you want something individual..

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