Archive for May, 2012

Clarks Trojan Trek shoes

by Modculture 31 May, 2012

Clarks Trojan Trek shoes

Clarks has teamed up with Trojan Records for a 40th anniversary version of its Desert Trek  shoes, which are appropriately renamed the Clarks Trojan Trek shoes. Continue Reading

New band: MiRi May

by Modculture 31 May, 2012

MiRi May

Fans of late ’60s psychedelia might want to give MiRi May a listen. Continue Reading

A Glasgow Gang Observed book by James Patrick reissued

by Modculture 31 May, 2012

A Glasgow Gang Observed by James Patrick

Original copies of this book regularly sell for £50 or more on the auction sites, so we’re quite impressed to see a reissue of A Glasgow Gang Observed by James Patrick. Continue Reading

Various Artists – Scootitunes #1 (Scootitude)

by Modculture 31 May, 2012

Scootitunes #1 (Scootitude)

Having just reviewed the Acid Jazz Hipsters 3 album, I thought this Scootitunes #1 album would be a nice compare and contrast. Continue Reading

EBretta – the electric Lambretta with vintage looks

by Modculture 30 May, 2012

EBretta – the electric Lambretta with vintage looks

Credit to Crocodile Jock and his Lambrettista blog for doing the legwork in finding out about the EBretta. Continue Reading

Fred Perry Presents Subculture: This Is The Modern World

by Modculture 29 May, 2012

Fred Perry Subculture

I know the channel has been making and researching the shows for a while, but the Fred Perry Presents Subculture series finally starts this week. Continue Reading

Various Artists – Hipsters 3 (Acid Jazz)

by Modculture 28 May, 2012

Hipsters 3 (Acid Jazz)

Another year, another instalment of the Hipsters compilation from Acid Jazz. This time it’s Hipsters 3. Continue Reading

The Who at Christie’s Pop Culture auction in London

by Modculture 27 May, 2012

Quadrophenia clapperboard

Got a few quid to spare? Or just a few minutes? Either way, the Christie’s Pop Culture auction is worth browsing. Continue Reading

eBay watch: Dances for Mods & Rockers magazine

by Modculture 25 May, 2012

Dances for Mods & Rockers magazine

A marvellous bit of nonsense from the early ’60s in the form of the Dances for Mods & Rockers magazine. Continue Reading

Small Faces head up June’s Record Collector

by Modculture 22 May, 2012

Record Collector

Well, they seem to have been on the cover of just about every other magazine of late, so it’s no surprise to see the Small Faces on the cover of the upcoming Record Collector. Continue Reading