Features

Out soon: The Jam Setting Sons Live at the Brighton Centre 1979 limited edition vinyl

by Modculture 28 September, 2014

Thanks again to the ever-vigilant Mark Colley for spotting The Jam Setting Sons Live at the Brighton Centre 1979 limited edition vinyl on pre-order. But don’t worry if you don’t invest in vinyl, it will be appearing in other formats as part of a Settings Sons box set. Continue Reading

Now on pre-order: Millions Like Us – The Story Of The Mod Revival 1977-1989 box set (Cherry Red) plus confirmed tracklist

by Modculture 26 September, 2014

Good news for anyone waiting patiently for Millions Like Us – The Story Of The Mod Revival 1977-1989 box set on the Cherry Red label – the final tracklisting has been confirmed and pre-orders are now being taken. Continue Reading

The myth of the mod band

by Modculture 27 April, 2013

A recent broadsheet article (in The Guardian specifically) claims mod bands today aren’t very good. But do they actually exist? Or is it a case of mods finding bands that suit their musical tastes? Continue Reading

The Observer by Jimmy Frost Mellor

by Modculture 8 July, 2012

Jimmy Frost Mellor continues his occasional series on ivy league style by looking at the  clothing worn on the cover of Dexy’s Midnight Runners’ Don’t Stand Me Down album. Continue Reading

Discussion: What are you listening to?

by Modculture 15 May, 2012

Ok, another popular discussion thread is back – what are you listening to? Continue Reading

Feature: Reds and Yellows (Sue Records)

by Modculture 19 October, 2011

Doug Hadgraft waxes lyrical about Sue and why it is the ultimate ‘mod’ label. 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

Feature: Destination Manchester

by Modculture 19 October, 2011

Neil Henderson looks back to the day in 1964, when some of the biggest names in blues played a disused railway station in Manchester in front of a local TV film crew. Continue Reading

Feature: Six of the best mod compilation albums

by Modculture 12 October, 2011

What actually is ‘mod’ music? Depending on who you ask, it could be either R&B, soul, ska, beat, jazz or even power pop. So where do you start? By checking out our list of the best mod compilations currently available to buy, that’s where. Continue Reading

Feature: The Mod Top 100

by Modculture 16 September, 2011

Best 100 mod tunes of all time? Read on for one man’s opinion… Continue Reading