Tagged With ‘london’

London Boys (mods and casuals) by Gavin Henderson

by Modculture 29 October, 2017

Mark, an old Mod from the Shepherds Bush area of West London, gives an insight into the late 70s London scene and the subsequent rise of the Casual movement to Gavin Henderson. Continue Reading

Film review: The Pleasure Girls (1965)

by Modculture 27 October, 2017

A ‘60s teen flick featuring Lovejoy, an infamous character from Coronation Street and Klaus Kinski? It has to be The Pleasure Girls. Continue Reading

Absolute Beginners by Colin MacInnes (Allison & Busby)

by Modculture 21 October, 2017

Some years back, I saw Paul Weller on TV talking a book he’d apparently just re-read. That book was called Absolute Beginners, written by Colin MacInnes. Continue Reading

Blow-Up (1966)

by Modculture 21 October, 2017

Leading Italian director, Michelangelo Antonioni, attempted to capture London during the swinging sixties in his first British film, Blow-Up. Continue Reading

The First Cut Is The Deepest by David Dry

by Modculture 7 September, 2017

David Dry looks back to his youth in 60s London, and on buying his first scooter, a secondhand Vespa GS 150. Things didn’t go quite as expected… Continue Reading

Modern-day mods: Owen Harvey talks mod photography

by Modculture 26 July, 2017

Claire Mahoney talks to Owen Harvey on the eve of his Mod UK exhibition at the Subculture Archives in Carnaby Street, London. Continue Reading

Coming soon: The Flamingo Club – London’s Original All-Nighter vinyl

by Modculture 11 July, 2017

The latest in this (fairly) long-running series from Outta Sight is The Flamingo Club – London’s Original All-Nighter. It’s available to pre-order now. Continue Reading

Weekend Dancer by Talcott Levy (Old Dog Books)

by Modculture 15 May, 2017

Another week, another piece of mod fiction. Weekend Dancer by Talcott Levy is certainly part of a rapidly growing industry. Continue Reading

Adidas Originals Gazelle GTX London trainers heading to Size? online

by Modculture 14 November, 2016

This is likely to to be in short supply compared to demand, so make sure you get up early when the Adidas Originals Gazelle GTX London trainers head to Size? online. Continue Reading

Interview: Gill Long of Cock of the Walk Tailors (part one)

by Modculture 21 September, 2016

The mod scene’s rising star of tailoring is Gill Long of Cock of the Walk Tailors. We caught up with Gill for an extensive interview covering everything from her training and skills through to the clothing she makes and why mods from all over the UK and beyond are knocking at her door. Part two of the interview can be read here. Continue Reading