Music

Music of the past and music of the present. If you want to know what’s what in the world of mod-friendly music or want to catch up with the latest reviews, you’ll find it all here. Don’t forget our New Bands and Spotify sections too.

Action Packed by The Action to get a limited edition vinyl issue

by Modculture 20 September, 2014

Big thanks to Mark Colley, who happened to be stumble on a listing for a limited edition vinyl issue of The Action’s Action Packed album. Continue Reading

Reissued: The Italian Job soundtrack on limited edition vinyl

by Modculture 15 September, 2014

The soundtrack to The Italian Job by Quincy Jones has been reissued from today on limited edition vinyl via Universal. Continue Reading

Coming soon: The Kinks – The Anthology 1964 – 1971 five-disc box set

by Modculture 11 September, 2014

Back in 2008, The Kinks released the rather wonderful Picture Book box set, which was something of a retrospective of the band’s career over 40 or so years. It contained a few rarities, but not as many as the upcoming The Kinks – The Anthology 1964 – 1971 box. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Shapes & Shadows – Psychedelic Pop And Other Rare Flavours From The Chapter One Vaults 1968-72

by Modculture 27 August, 2014

If the latter part of the 1960s is your bag music-wise, you might want to check out Shapes & Shadows – Psychedelic Pop And Other Rare Flavours From The Chapter One Vaults 1968-72. Continue Reading

Found: The Rolling Stones – unpublished photos of the band in 1965

by Modculture 24 July, 2014

There’s a very interesting story behind this new book from The Ice Plant, which is simply titled Found: The Rolling Stones. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Northern Soul movie soundtrack as 7-inch vinyl box set

by Modculture 24 July, 2014

Still no idea when the fill will be on general release, but the fact that this Northern Soul movie soundtrack 7-inch vinyl box set is out in September perhaps points to that being the approximate date. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Acid Jazz Mod two-CD compilation

by Modculture 21 July, 2014

Strangely, this isn’t actually on the Acid Jazz label, although the content of Acid Jazz Mod derives from that label. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Millions Like Us – The Story Of The Mod Revival 1977-1989 box set (Cherry Red)

by Modculture 9 July, 2014

Everything is very provisional right now, but we do have the first details of the Millions Like Us mod revival box set. Continue Reading

Coming soon: I Know That You Got A Heavy Soul Volume 2 CD

by Modculture 5 July, 2014

Credit to Adam at Heavy Soul for constantly promoting new bands, some of whom have done pretty well for themselves since (like The Strypes for example). Anyway, if you’ve never bought any of the label’s releases, the I Know That You Got A Heavy Soul Volume 2 CD is a good and affordable place to start. Continue Reading

Coming soon: DJ Snowboy Presents The Good Foot on BGP

by Modculture 1 July, 2014

Interesting compilation just popped up on the Ace Records site, specifically DJ Snowboy Presents The Good Foot on BGP. Continue Reading