Interviews

1960s dresses: An interview with Melanie of Love Her Madly

by Modculture 20 April, 2016

It started off as one person making the occasional vintage-style dress for sale. But over time, Love Her Madly Boutique has become one of the leading lights in 1960s-dressmaking. We caught up with proprietor, designer and maker Melanie for a chat. Continue Reading

Daniele Savare talks Connection Knitwear and Clothing

by Modculture 5 November, 2015

Modculture talks to Daniele Savare about Connection Knitwear and Clothing, the super-stylish new mod label out of Italy. All images by Dominic Hinde. Continue Reading

Mark Baxter talks Tubby Hayes – A Man in a Hurry

by Modculture 23 October, 2015

Mark Baxter, in collaboration with Lee Cogswell, has delivered Tubby Hayes – A Man in a Hurry, a film that charts the life and times of perhaps Britain’s greatest jazz exponent. We talked about to Mark about the man, the documentary and the 60s jazz scene, along with Paul Weller and Martin Freeman’s involvement in the project. Continue Reading

Claire Mahoney talks to The Jam’s drummer Rick Buckler

by Modculture 22 May, 2015

Claire Mahoney grabs a few words with The Jam’s drummer, as well as offering an insight into how newly-published autobiography. Continue Reading

Mark Raison meets Dave Davies of The Kinks

by Modculture 7 April, 2014

Founder of The Kinks, brother of Ray Davies and now back playing live in the UK for the first time in 13 years at London’s Barbican. Mark Raison (aka Monkey Picks) meets Dave Davies. Continue Reading

Mark Raison meets Dougal Butler – Keith Moon’s assistant

by Modculture 4 July, 2012

He was Keith Moon’s PA and sidekick, as well as author of the soon to be republished Full Moon. Mark Raison of Monkey Picks chats to Dougal Butler about the man, mod and the reissue of the classic book. Continue Reading

Neil Henderson meets Ian McLagan of the Small Faces

by Modculture 6 March, 2012

Neil Henderson catches up with ex-Small Face (and Face) Ian McLagan to talk the past and the present. Continue Reading

Interview: Josh Agle aka Shag (pop artist)

by Modculture 4 March, 2012

Josh ‘Shag’ Agle is arguably the world’s hippest artist right now. His 60s styled artwork, once a cult favourite, is now sought after worldwide (with a sizeable following amongst the rich & famous). Why? Well, hopefully this interview and the examples of the pictures will go some way to explaining this. Continue Reading

Interview: Eddie Piller (DJ and Acid Jazz chief)

by Modculture 6 January, 2012

Eneida caught up with Eddie Piller while he was guesting at the Magic In The Air Club in Barcelona, asking the questions about mod past and present. We present the interview in full below, along with some rarely seen images of Eddie’s mod scene past. Continue Reading

Interview: Tony Rounce talks Sue Records

by Modculture 19 October, 2011

Doug Hadgraft bends the ear of Ace records’ compiler extraordinaire Tony Rounce about the recent Sue Records album reissues. Continue Reading