Tagged With ‘Jazz’

Budget mod jazz: Walk On The Wild Side – The Jazz Side Of Mod collection

by Modculture 6 May, 2014

Thanks to Ady for flagging up what a first glance could be something out of the Mod Jazz series from Ace Records. But let’s be clear, this is not an Ace / Kent release, it’s a fairly budget collection called Walk On The Wild Side – The Jazz Side Of Mod – released via a label called Not Now Music. Continue Reading

Out now: Blow-Up Soundtrack on 180g vinyl

by Modculture 31 March, 2014

If you are a fan of the swinging sixties classic and more importantly, a fan of the music, you mint want to know about the Blow-Up Soundtrack on 180g vinyl. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Get On the Right Track mod, R&B, jazz and ska box set and limited edition vinyl

by Modculture 21 March, 2014

The first of a few mod-related box sets coming your way, this one being the Get On the Right Track mod, R&B, jazz and ska box set, which is released by Fantastic Voyage. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Paul Murphy Presents The Return Of Jazz Club on BGP

by Modculture 12 March, 2014

Liking the look of Paul Murphy Presents The Return Of Jazz Club, which is coming soon from BGP via Ace Records. Continue Reading

Listen: Speedometer’s soul/jazz take on Pharell Williams’ Happy

by Modculture 10 March, 2014

On the face of it, you might not like the idea of Speedometer’s soul/jazz take on Pharell Williams’ Happy. But trust me, it’s really good. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Somethin’ Else: The Story of Blue Note Records and the Birth of Modern Jazz by Ashley Kahn

by Modculture 25 November, 2013

This has been talked about for years – as far back as 2008 in fact. But it seems that Somethin’ Else: The Story of Blue Note Records and the Birth of Modern Jazz by Ashley Kahn is finally going to be hitting the shelves. Unless I missed a sneak launch in the meantime. Continue Reading

Mod Jazz now shipping on heavyweight vinyl by Ace

by Modculture 13 June, 2013

The album has been out on CD since the late 1990s, but the original Mod Jazz compilation still a must-buy album. Even more so now, as it has finally been issued on vinyl by Ace Records – and ins now (after a slight delay) now shipping directly from Ace. Continue Reading

Various Artists – Soul Potential (Acid Jazz)

by Modculture 6 June, 2013

This flew under the radar a bit a few weeks ago, so might be a good time to  evaluate the Soul Potential album on Acid Jazz. Continue Reading

Spotify playlist: Mo’ Modernist Jukebox

by Modculture 24 April, 2013

If you enjoyed the first volume of this, you’ll be pleased to hear that there is now a Mo’ Modernist Jukebox. Continue Reading

Spotify playlist: Some mod jazz grooves

by Modculture 23 November, 2012

Jazz – the very word can have have grown men and women running to the hills in fear. But trust me, it doesn’t have to be like that. Some mod jazz grooves will hopefully put the case for the defence. Continue Reading