Music

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Three, Six, Nine! The Best Of Shirley Ellis (Ace Records)

by Modculture 13 March, 2018

Another compilation from Ace, this time the upcoming Three, Six, Nine! The Best Of Shirley Ellis. Continue Reading

Planet Mod – Brit Soul, R&B And Freakbeat From The Shel Talmy Vaults

by Modculture 13 March, 2018

Another potential gem from Ace Records, that being Planet Mod – Brit Soul, R&B And Freakbeat From The Shel Talmy Vaults, which lands in April. Continue Reading

NME Gold: Paul Weller magazine out now

by Modculture 26 February, 2018

Not actually seen a copy myself, but apparently the NME Gold: Paul Weller magazine is out now. Continue Reading

Fab Gear: The British Beat Explosion 1963-1967 Box Set

by Modculture 24 February, 2018

This is just huge. So you would hope that Fab Gear: The British Beat Explosion 1963-1967 Box Set from Cherry Red is pretty definitive. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Northern Soul Anthems heavyweight vinyl (Demon)

by Modculture 20 February, 2018

Not one for the crate diggers. But if you just want to dip your toe in the water, this Northern Soul Anthems vinyl might be for you. Continue Reading

Official release: The Who – Live at The Fillmore East 1968 CD and vinyl

by Modculture 15 February, 2018

It has been kicking about as a bootleg for some time, but now The Who – Live at The Fillmore East 1968 has been cleaned up for an official release on CD and vinyl. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Baby I’ve Got It! More Motown Girls (Kent)

by Modculture 12 February, 2018

The first volume appeared back in 2013 and the second one in 2015. So time for a third – Baby I’ve Got It! More Motown Girls is now available to pre-order. Continue Reading

Review: The Reaction – Shapes Of Things To Come (Bristol Archive)

by Modculture 9 February, 2018

Claire Mahoney checks out this new compilation from the 1980s Bristol-based mod band The Reaction. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Steve Ellis – Boom! Bang! Twang! on CD and vinyl

by Modculture 6 February, 2018

Working alongside Paul Weller, Steve Ellis has a new album ready to go on CD and vinyl, with the unusual title of Boom! Bang! Twang! Continue Reading

Budget compilation: Hip Soul double CD

by Modculture 27 January, 2018

I think it might be a bit oversold on the cover, but the Hip Soul double CD looks good value regardless. Continue Reading