Archive for February, 2014

Out now: Hello Everyone – Popsike Sparks From Denmark Street 1968 – 70 on Grapefruit

by Modculture 28 February, 2014

Hello Everyone – Popsike Sparks From Denmark Street 1968 – 70

If you like your beat and pop on the psychy side, you might well appreciate the release of Hello Everyone – Popsike Sparks From Denmark Street 1968 – 70 on the Grapefruit label. Continue Reading

Fred Perry x Paddy Smith Margate polo shirts

by Modculture 24 February, 2014

Fred Perry x Paddy Smith Margate polo shirts

Never completely convinced by a lot of these Fred Perry collaborations, but I suspect the Fred Perry x Paddy Smith Margate polo shirts will find a market. Continue Reading

Video and image preview: Real Stars Are Rare – Paul Weller’s new clothing label

by Modculture 21 February, 2014

Real Stars Are Rare – Paul Weller’s new clothing label

I’ve been trying to get details of this for weeks, but have just hit brick walls. Thankfully, there are now some preview details of Paul Weller’s new clothing label, Real Stars Are Rare, online. Continue Reading

New book: Quadrophenia by Stephen Glynn

by Modculture 20 February, 2014

Quadrophenia by Stephen Glynn

We have a copy heading our way for review, but in the meantime, we thought we would flag up Quadrophenia by Stephen Glynn in case you want to get your hands on a copy regardless. Continue Reading

Mod classic: Fred Perry Made in England bomber jacket

by Modculture 20 February, 2014

Fred Perry Made in England bomber jacket

It’s a timeless design and for spring, this Fred Perry Made in England bomber jacket is back in navy blue. Continue Reading

Vespa by Velerio Boni and Azzurra Della Penna published by Prestel

by Modculture 18 February, 2014

Vespa by Velerio Boni and Azzurra Della Penna

The title says it all really. Vespa by Velerio Boni and Azzurra Della Penna is a book about the iconic scooter. Continue Reading

Watch: The Soul Rider documentary on an original 1960s mod

by Modculture 14 February, 2014

The Soul Rider documentary on an original 1960s mod

Just spotted this in the inbox, The Soul Rider documentary, which focuses on a 1960s mod in the present era, but looking back at the past. It’s a short watch, but worth the effort. Continue Reading

Free ticket draw: Northern Soul movie plus Q&A with director Elaine Constantine in Manchester

by Modculture 13 February, 2014

Northern Soul movie

You have to get your name in the draw, but you could get free tickets to the Northern Soul movie plus a Q&A with director Elaine Constantine in Manchester. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Various Artists – Inner City Beat! – Detective Themes, Spy Music And Imaginary Thrillers on Soul Jazz

by Modculture 10 February, 2014

Various Artists – Inner City Beat! – Detective Themes, Spy Music And Imaginary Thrillers on Soul Jazz

This is interesting, not just an album, but a 1960s-inspired graphic novel is also part of Inner City Beat! – Detective Themes, Spy Music And Imaginary Thrillers on Soul Jazz. Continue Reading

Trailer: The Neat Offensive – a film about John Simons

by Modculture 10 February, 2014

The Neat Offensive – a film about John Simons

Fair to say that if you don’t know about John Simons, you probably have a gap in your knowledge of modernism. Luckily that gap will soon be filled with a film about the great man, going by the name of The Neat Offensive. Continue Reading