Archive for September, 2015

Vinyl release: Soho Scene ‘63 Jazz Goes Mod

by Modculture 29 September, 2015

Vinyl release: Soho Scene ‘63 Jazz Goes Mod

If you were a fan of the previous 1962 release, you might want to pick up the sequel, which is Soho Scene ‘63 Jazz Goes Mod. Continue Reading

Now on pre-order: The Jam About The Young Idea Blu-ray plus DVD two-disc set

by Modculture 25 September, 2015

The Jam About The Young Idea Blu-ray plus DVD two-disc set

It looks like this will drop in good time for the numerous Christmas lists. We are of course talking about The Jam About The Young Idea Blu-ray plus DVD two-disc set. Continue Reading

Mastertapes: Georgie Fame – go to a free BBC Q&A about the Flamingo years

by Modculture 23 September, 2015

Mastertapes: Georgie Fame – go to a free BBC Q&A about the Flamingo years

Fancy being in the audience for a Q&A with Georgie Fame about The Flamingo? Of course you do – and now is your chance. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Soul For Dancers – Out On The Floor Firecrackers That Ignited The Northern Soul Boom (Fantastic Voyage)

by Modculture 23 September, 2015

Coming soon: Soul For Dancers – Out On The Floor Firecrackers That Ignited The Northern Soul Boom (Fantastic Voyage)

Not much to add to the title really, as Soul For Dancers – Out On The Floor Firecrackers That Ignited The Northern Soul Boom (Fantastic Voyage) pretty much covers it. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Graham Bond – Live At The BBC & Other Stories four-CD box set

by Modculture 21 September, 2015

Coming soon: Graham Bond – Live At The BBC & Other Stories four-CD box set

Another spot by @monkeypicks and another superb one too, Graham Bond – Live At The BBC & Other Stories. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Georgie Fame Heard Them Here First compilation on Ace

by Modculture 21 September, 2015

Coming soon: Georgie Fame Heard Them Here First compilation on Ace

A lot of Georgie Fame out there right now. The box set is pretty much a must buy and the Georgie Fame Heard Them Here First compilation via Ace looks fascinating too. Tip of the hat to @monkeypicks for letting us know. Continue Reading

1966: The Year the Decade Exploded by Jon Savage – book and album tie-in

by Modculture 18 September, 2015

1966: The Year the Decade Exploded by Jon Savage

Jon Savage is a very good writer, so I’ve high hopes for 1966: The Year the Decade Exploded, a new book coming out soon via Faber & Faber. Continue Reading

High street mod: 10 of the best 1960s-style dresses

by Modculture 18 September, 2015

1. Chloe Collar Jacquard Dress at Sugarhill Boutique

We’ve noticed a growing number of 1960s-style dresses on there racks of late – too many to ignore in fact. So with that in mind, we’ve pulled together 10 of the best that are out there and online right now. Hopefully one will suit you and your budget. Continue Reading

Adidas Gazelle Indoor leather trainers reissue

by Modculture 15 September, 2015

Adidas Gazelle Indoor leather trainers reissue

Usually these land in a suede edition, but thankfully Adidas has decided to tweak the style for the weather, offering a reissue of the Adidas Gazelle Indoor leather trainers for the autumn months. Continue Reading

Getting Grand – Memories of a Smalltown Mod by Tobias Dahmen now available in book form

by Modculture 15 September, 2015

Getting Grand – Memories of a Smalltown Mod by Tobias Dahmen now available in book form

We first mentioned this way back in 2012, bit things have moved on for Getting Grand – Memories of a Smalltown Mod. It is now available in book form. Continue Reading