Archive for April, 2013

Challenging the myth of the mod band

by Modculture 27 April, 2013

The Strypes with Paul Weller

A recent broadsheet article (in The Guardian specifically) claims mod bands today aren’t very good. But do they actually exist? Or is it a case of mods finding bands that suit their musical tastes? Continue Reading

Spotify playlist: Mo’ Modernist Jukebox

by Modculture 24 April, 2013

Mo’ Modernist Jukebox

If you enjoyed the first volume of this, you’ll be pleased to hear that there is now a Mo’ Modernist Jukebox. Continue Reading

New short-sleeved button-down shirt designs from Mikkel Rude

by Modculture 24 April, 2013

Short-sleeved shirt from Mikkel Rude

The summer is hinting that it might be on its way, which is why these new short-sleeved shirt designs from Mikkel Rude are well worth a look. Continue Reading

Video: Paul Weller and The Strypes live on Record Store Day

by Modculture 22 April, 2013

Paul Weller and The Strypes live on Record Store Day

If you missed out on seeing Paul Weller and The Strypes on Record Store Day, read on for video of much of the show. Continue Reading

Andrea Cardone Italian scooter helmets at Fab

by Modculture 21 April, 2013

Andrea Cardone Italian scooter helmets at Fab

Just noticed these Andrea Cardone Italian scooter helmets at Fab, which I thought were worth a mention. Continue Reading

The Prime Movers reform – playing live at The Blues Kitchen in London

by Modculture 18 April, 2013

The Prime Movers

Interesting to hear that one of the offshoot bands of the legendary Prisoners have reformed and are playing live – and for free. That’s The Prime Movers. Continue Reading

Paul Weller plays free gig at Rough Trade East for Record Store Day – ticket details

by Modculture 15 April, 2013

Paul Weller

It isn’t actually on the ‘day’, but as part of Record Store Day, Paul Weller is playing for free at Rough Trade East in London. Continue Reading

Classic mod Tootal scarf gets a re-launch for spring 2013

by Modculture 14 April, 2013

Tootal scarf

I don’t know it had gone away, but according to the company, the Tootal scarf has been ‘quietly re-launched’ for spring 2013. Continue Reading

Video: All Dressed Up and Going Nowhere

by Modculture 14 April, 2013

All Dressed Up and Going Nowhere

Huge thanks to Paul Redhead for flagging up this gem of a vintage documentary – All Dressed Up and Going Nowhere. Continue Reading

Mod: A Very British Style by Richard Weight

by Modculture 11 April, 2013

Mod: A Very British Style by Richard Weight (Bodley Head)

Mark Raison reviews Mod: A Very British Style by Richard Weight, the lengthy and much talked-about study of Mod and its influence in subsequent years. Continue Reading