Archive for May, 2014

Coming soon: The Artwoods – Steady Getting’ It (The Complete Recordings) on RPM

by Modculture 29 May, 2014

Coming soon: The Artwoods – Steady Getting’ It (The Complete Recordings) on RPM

We don’t know all the details of this just yet, but we do have the tracklisting of The Artwoods – Steady Getting’ It (The Complete Recordings) on RPM. Continue Reading

Out soon: Heavy Soul modzine issue 23

by Modculture 29 May, 2014

Heavy Soul modzine issue 23

Good value as ever with the Heavy Soul modzine, which is now at issue 23. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Quadrophenia a Way of Life (Inside the Making of Britain’s Greatest Youth Film) by Simon Wells

by Modculture 23 May, 2014

Coming soon: Quadrophenia a Way of Life (Inside the Making of Britain’s Greatest Youth Film) by Simon Wells

We like Simon Wells. He’s a really good writer and incredibly knowledgeable on the things he does write about. In fact, he has a few things lurking about on this site. With that in mind, we suspect Quadrophenia a Way of Life (Inside the Making of Britain’s Greatest Youth Film) will be one to check out. Continue Reading

Limited edition book: Modernist Revival by Jonathan Mortimer

by Modculture 22 May, 2014

Modernist Revival by Jonathan Mortimer

Big thanks to Phil Tarry for flagging up Modernist Revival by Jonathan Mortimer, which is a limited edition release via Cafe Royal Books. Continue Reading

Timeshift – Mods, Rockers and Bank Holiday Mayhem on BBC4

by Modculture 21 May, 2014

Timeshift – Mods, Rockers and Bank Holiday Mayhem on BBC4

This was flagged up on the forum, with the BBC4 site offering the briefest details. Thankfully, we’ve been able to get the full details of Timeshift – Mods, Rockers and Bank Holiday Mayhem off the BBC this morning. Continue Reading

First look: Keep Lookin’ – Another 80 Mod, Soul and Freakbeat Nuggets box set

by Modculture 13 May, 2014

Keep Lookin’ – Another 80 Mod, Soul and Freakbeat Nuggets

The original Looking Back box set in late 2011 was an absolute corker, so we’re very pleased to hear about the second instalment, currently going by the name of Keep Lookin’ – Another 80 Mod, Soul and Freakbeat Nuggets and released once again by RPM. Continue Reading

Sta-prest permanent crease trousers by Mikkel Rude

by Modculture 12 May, 2014

Sta-prest permanent crease trousers by Mikkel Rude

We usually get the nod when there’s something new in the Mikkel Rude range, but we’ve actually just spotted these sta-prest permanent crease trousers on a retailer’s site. Continue Reading

New fanzines: Sussed issue 4 and Start issue 3

by Modculture 8 May, 2014

Sussed issue 4

If you thought the fanzine died a death when the internet got into full flow, think again. They’re still out there and still worth picking up. If you want a good place to start, check out Sussed issue 4 and Start issue 3, both of which are available now. Continue Reading

Fred Perry World Cup polo shirt collection returns

by Modculture 6 May, 2014

Fred Perry World Cup polo shirt collection returns

Longstanding readers might recall that Fred Perry did this for the 2010 event. It must have been successful as the Fred Perry World Cup polo shirt collection is back for 2014. Continue Reading

Budget mod jazz: Walk On The Wild Side – The Jazz Side Of Mod collection

by Modculture 6 May, 2014

Walk On The Wild Side – The Jazz Side Of Mod

Thanks to Ady for flagging up what a first glance could be something out of the Mod Jazz series from Ace Records. But let’s be clear, this is not an Ace / Kent release, it’s a fairly budget collection called Walk On The Wild Side – The Jazz Side Of Mod – released via a label called Not Now Music. Continue Reading