History

Mod has a rich heritage, a good amount of which you’ll find in this section. Whether it’s from the early 1960s or the mod revival era and into the 1980s, we’ll be looking to feature it. If you have anything relevant or want our story told, do get in touch with us.

eBay watch: Issues 5 and 10 of The Mod magazine

by Modculture 23 March, 2015

Usually these come with a high asking price, but issues 5 and 10 of The Mod magazine on eBay right now are more affordable – but there are issues. Continue Reading

eBay watch: 1960s Stamford Hill mods edition of Town Magazine

by Modculture 15 January, 2015

It was the subject of an exhibition back in 2012, but if you want the original, there’s a copy of the 1960s Stamford Hill mods edition of Town Magazine on eBay right now. But it doesn’t come cheap. Continue Reading

Modernist Revival book returns in a second limited edition

by Modculture 21 November, 2014

We did feature this some weeks back and not long after, it sold out in ‘record time’ for the publisher. But worry not, as the Modernist Revival book has returned, alongside an exhibition and limited edition prints. Continue Reading

BBC One to screen Mods and Rockers Rebooted documentary

by Modculture 17 August, 2014

I suspect it isn’t going to be up there with the Mods, Rockers and Bank Holiday Mayhem doc on BBC Four, but if you can tune in, the Mods and Rockers Rebooted documentary on BBC One should be worth checking out. Continue Reading

eBay watch: Collection of original 1960s Mods Monthly magazines

by Modculture 5 August, 2014

Not one random copy of Mods Monthly, it seems that someone is selling a batch of these things on eBay right now. Continue Reading

Now on YouTube: Timeshift – Mods, Rockers and Bank Holiday Mayhem

by Modculture 9 June, 2014

It didn’t last long on the BBC’s iPlayer catch-up service and if you lived outside the UK, you probably couldn’t see it at all. But thanks to YouTube, everyone can watch Timeshift – Mods, Rockers and Bank Holiday Mayhem either for the first time or again and again. Continue Reading

The Guardian reprints Changing Shirts article from 1964

by Modculture 28 April, 2014

Big thanks to Gordon Doherty for flagging up this interesting reprint from the Guardian, dating from 1964. Continue Reading

eBay watch: Mod’s Monthly issue two from 1964

by Modculture 22 March, 2014

Never actually seen one of these Mod’s Monthly magazines, although we did spot issue one listed on eBay some time back. Now there’s a Mod’s Monthly issue two from 1964 – and with some inside shots too. Continue Reading

eBay watch: True Detective – Mods and Rockers issue

by Modculture 11 March, 2014

Here’s something of an oddity from the 1960s, a True Detective Mods and Rockers issue. Continue Reading

Listen: The First Generation X on BBC Radio 4

by Modculture 11 March, 2014

We have flagged the book up before, but if you want to know more about Generation X by Charles Hamblett and Jane Deverson, check out The First Generation X on BBC Radio 4 on iPlayer while you still can. Continue Reading