Archive for October, 2011

Mojo Magazine – Quadrophenia edition

by Modculture 25 October, 2011

Just to keep a theme going, big thanks to Jason for flagging up the latest edition of Mojo magazine, which has a Quadrophenia theme.

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Quadrophenia on Blu-ray – full details

by Modculture 25 October, 2011

We mentioned a while back that the movie was said to be coming out in high definition, but now the release of Quadrophenia on Blu-ray has been confirmed, along with details and a shelf date for the Universal release.

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New book: Here Comes The Nice

by Modculture 23 October, 2011

Now this is a weird one. Remember the recent King of Carnaby Street John Stephen biography? Well, Jeremy Reed, the man behind that, has written a spin-off book called Here Comes The Nice.

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Rock n Roll Soul birthday bash

by Modculture 23 October, 2011

A club we've mentioned on various occasions on the site is 10 years and to celebrate, there's a Rock n Roll Soul birthday bash in London.

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Looking Back mod CD boxset

by Modculture 22 October, 2011

Just spotted this on the new release schedules – Looking Back: 80 Mod, Freakbeat and Swinging London Nuggets, which is released by RPM and available to pre-order now.

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Modcast 1st Birthday Party – London

by Modculture 22 October, 2011

The podcast is a year old, so to celebrate, there's a club night for the Modcast 1st Birthday Party on 11th November.

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New Shag print – Bossa Nova Now

by Modculture 22 October, 2011

For fans of the artist (and I know there are many of you), this latest Shag print is likely to appeal – going by the name of Bossa Nova Now.

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Privilege (1967)

by Modculture 20 October, 2011

Privilege

Some movies gain a reputation by being seen, others, like Peter Watkins’ Privilege, are noted for exactiy the opposite reason. Thankfully we can now view this 60s cult classic for all the right reasons with the BFI offshoot Flipside kicking off 2010 with a long-overdue reissue. Continue Reading

To Sir With Love (1967)

by Modculture 20 October, 2011

To Sir With Love

Think sixties and it’s hard to avoid the word ‘swinging’ in the same sentence. British cinema audiences of the era didn’t want misery on the big screen when they left their miserable jobs – they wanted glamour, colour and above all, entertainment. Continue Reading

Smashing Time (1967)

by Modculture 20 October, 2011

Smashing Time

Satire on ‘Swinging London’ as 2 Northern girls hit London, become successful, but ultimately get bored! Continue Reading