Archive for May, 2016

Watch it: The Rag Trade (1966) on BBC iPlayer

by Modculture 31 May, 2016

The Rag Trade (1966) on BBC iPlayer

Interesting little film on BBC iPlayer right now, The Rag Trade (1966) is pretty much what you expect. Continue Reading

New mod fiction: Glory Boys by Jim Iron and John Steel (Caffeine Nights Publishing)

by Modculture 27 May, 2016

New mod fiction: Glory Boys by Jim Iron and John Steel

Outside of Absolute Beginners and Alan Fletcher’s output, there used to be pretty much no mod-related fiction around. Things have changed drastically over the last few years though, with new titles appearing pretty much year on year. The latest on the shelves is Glory Boys by Jim Iron and John Steel. Continue Reading

eBay watch: Fully restored Italian 1967 Lambretta Li 125 scooter

by Modculture 27 May, 2016

Fully restored Italian 1967 Lambretta Li 125 scooter

Another stylish scooter up for auction, this fully restored Italian 1967 Lambretta Li 125. Continue Reading

45 reissue: Nolan Porter – If I Could Only Be Sure/Keep On Keepin’ On (Light Of Love Wax Company)

by Modculture 26 May, 2016

45 reissue: Nolan Porter – If I Could Only Be Sure/Keep On Keepin’ On (Light Of Love Wax Company)

This is actually a charity release, so you’ll actually be doing some good investing in Nolan Porter – If I Could Only Be Sure/Keep On Keepin’ On  (Light Of Love Wax Company). Continue Reading

eBay watch: Restored 1964 Lambretta Li 150 scooter

by Modculture 24 May, 2016

eBay watch: Restored 1964 Lambretta Li 150 scooter

Plenty of interest in this 1964 Lambretta Li 150 already – and it’s hardly surprising. Continue Reading

Mod Classic 45s box set gets a full release by Demon

by Modculture 24 May, 2016

Mod Classic 45s box set gets a full release by Demon

Yes, we have written about this before, as it was a Record Store Day exclusive some weeks back. But now it looks like the Mod Classic 45s box set is getting a full release. Continue Reading

The Who heads up the new issue of Record Collector

by Modculture 24 May, 2016

The Who heads up the new issue of Record Collector

If you happen to be passing a newsagent this week, you might want to stop off and check out the new issue of Record Collector. Continue Reading

eBay watch: Changing Faces mods issue of the Sunday Times from 1964

by Modculture 24 May, 2016

Changing Faces mods issue of the Sunday Times from 1964

One of these was up for £230 last year. Not sure if they got that for it, but I do know this one is copy of the Sunday Times Changing Faces issue from 1964 on eBay right now. Continue Reading

Out now: Paul Smith’s Cycling Scrapbook (Thames and Hudson)

by Modculture 24 May, 2016

Paul Smith’s Cycling Scrapbook (Thames and Hudson)

There are so many mods with an interest in cycling, which might also mean an interest in Paul Smith’s Cycling Scrapbook, which has just been released by Thames and Hudson. Continue Reading

New compilation: Dirty Mod (Well Suspect Records)

by Modculture 24 May, 2016

New compilation: Dirty Mod (Well Suspect Records)

Seems an odd title, but I guess Dirty Mod makes sense when you read the context. Continue Reading