Tagged With ‘album’

The James Hunter Six – Hold On! (Daptone)

by Modculture 9 February, 2016

The release information from Daptone states that this is James Hunter’s fourth album. It’s actually his sixth by my reckoning and with that comes the danger that the more a great artist produces, the more they might struggle to keep up the standard. Thankfully, ‘Hold On!’ launches that theory out of the window. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Generation Mod (Well Suspect Records)

by Modculture 5 February, 2016

Not exactly a new label, this is the return of the Well Suspect label visa Richard Searle and Eddie Piller. The first release will be Generation Mod. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Beatfreak! Rare And Obscure British Beat 1964-1968 (Particles)

by Modculture 27 January, 2016

A potentially interesting release from the Particles label, namely Beatfreak! Rare And Obscure British Beat 1964-1968. Continue Reading

Coming soon: New Breed Workin’: Blues With A Rhythm (Kent)

by Modculture 20 December, 2015

Great to see another ‘New Breed’ compilation from Ace Records, specifically the New Breed Workin’: Blues With A Rhythm album on the Kent subsidiary. Continue Reading

Out now: The Mickey Finn – Garden Of my Mind (The Complete Recordings 1964 – 1967)

by Modculture 18 December, 2015

Missed this one, but that’s not too much of a problem as The Mickey Finn – Garden Of my Mind (The Complete Recordings 1964 – 1967) has only just hit the shelves via the RPM label. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Love & Affection: More Motown Girls (Ace Records)

by Modculture 9 October, 2015

The follow-up to Finders Keepers: Motown Girls 1961 – 67 is on its way from Ace Records, going by the name of Love & Affection: More Motown Girls. Continue Reading

The Specials debut album reissued on limited edition white vinyl

by Modculture 8 October, 2015

There seems to be a clutch of classic album reissued on coloured vinyl tomorrow (9th October), including The Specials debut album, which returns on limited edition white vinyl. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Soul For Dancers – Out On The Floor Firecrackers That Ignited The Northern Soul Boom (Fantastic Voyage)

by Modculture 23 September, 2015

Not much to add to the title really, as Soul For Dancers – Out On The Floor Firecrackers That Ignited The Northern Soul Boom (Fantastic Voyage) pretty much covers it. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Georgie Fame Heard Them Here First compilation on Ace

by Modculture 21 September, 2015

A lot of Georgie Fame out there right now. The box set is pretty much a must buy and the Georgie Fame Heard Them Here First compilation via Ace looks fascinating too. Tip of the hat to @monkeypicks for letting us know. Continue Reading

1966: The Year the Decade Exploded by Jon Savage – book and album tie-in

by Modculture 18 September, 2015

Jon Savage is a very good writer, so I’ve high hopes for 1966: The Year the Decade Exploded, a new book coming out soon via Faber & Faber. Continue Reading