Archive for October, 2017

Absolute Beginners by Colin MacInnes (Allison & Busby)

by Modculture 21 October, 2017

Absolute Beginners by Colin MacInnes

Some years back, I saw Paul Weller on TV talking a book he’d apparently just re-read. That book was called Absolute Beginners, written by Colin MacInnes. Continue Reading

Blow-Up (1966)

by Modculture 21 October, 2017

Blow-Up

Leading Italian director, Michelangelo Antonioni, attempted to capture London during the swinging sixties in his first British film, Blow-Up. Continue Reading

The Jam – 1977 40th Anniversary Box Set (Universal)

by Modculture 19 October, 2017

Coming soon: The Jam – 1977 box set (Universal)

The Jam’s new 1977 box set covering the band’s first eventful recording year over four CDs and one DVD reviewed by Claire Mahoney. Continue Reading

Budget Harrington Jackets by Tootal

by Modculture 19 October, 2017

Budget Harrington Jackets by Tootal

I’m guessing there’s only so much you can do with scarves, so the company is branching out. Indeed, Tootal now makes Harrington Jackets. Continue Reading

Restored 1962 Italian Lambretta LI 150 on eBay

by Modculture 18 October, 2017

Restored 1962 Italian Lambretta LI 150 on eBay

Lovely example – and this 1962 Italian Lambretta Li 150 is up for sale on eBay. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Copasetic! The Sound of Mod Ska (Trojan)

by Modculture 13 October, 2017

Coming soon: Copasetic! The Sound of Mod Ska (Trojan)

Great to see Trojan producing some interesting collections once more, with the latest being Copasetic! The Sound of Mod Ska. Continue Reading

Looking At The Pictures In The Sky: The British Psychedelic Sounds Of 1968 box set

by Modculture 11 October, 2017

Looking At The Pictures In The Sky: The British Psychedelic Sounds Of 1968 box set

Now this is substantial. The Looking At The Pictures In The Sky: The British Psychedelic Sounds Of 1968 box set that is, which is coming out soon via Cherry Red. Continue Reading

Getting Carter – Ted Lewis and the Birth of Brit Noir by Nick Triplow

by Modculture 9 October, 2017

Getting Carter – Ted Lewis and the Birth of Brit Noir by Nick Triplow

You have heard of Get Carter, but do you know much about, Ted Lewis, the man behind it? If you don’t, you might be interested in Getting Carter by Nick Triplow. Continue Reading

Fred Perry Tennis Bomber Jacket heavily discounted at Hip

by Modculture 3 October, 2017

Fred Perry Reissues Tennis Bomber Jacket heavily discounted at Hip

The Reissues range is never cheap, so when you see it marked down, it’s worth checking out. Like this Fred Perry Tennis Bomber Jacket for example. Continue Reading

1960s reissue: Fred Perry pointelle design knitted shirt

by Modculture 3 October, 2017

1960s reissue: Fred Perry pointelle design knitted shirt

It doesn’t come cheap, but the Fred Perry pointelle design knitted shirt is a lovely thing. Continue Reading