Tagged With ‘Music’

New compilation: Dirty Mod (Well Suspect Records)

by Modculture 24 May, 2016

Seems an odd title, but I guess Dirty Mod makes sense when you read the context. Continue Reading

Mod-related music releases for Record Store Day 2016

by Modculture 8 March, 2016

Hopefully this captures them all. I have just been through the spreadsheet for all the Record Store Day releases for 2016, picking out all the mod-friendly releases I could find. I might well have missed a couplr, but nothing big. Some are very big too.  Releases like the mod box set will be chased up for detail in the coming days. Continue Reading

The Specials announce a 2016 UK tour – tickets on sale today

by Modculture 26 February, 2016

For various reasons this is now down to just three original members, but you suspect The Specials can still put on a great show. Continue Reading

Coming soon: The Who – The Polydor Singles 1975 – 2015

by Modculture 25 February, 2016

The final instalment of these boxes is about to land, namely The Who – The Polydor Singles 1975 – 2015. Continue Reading

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

Spotify playlist: Blow Up Golden Age

by Modculture 30 October, 2015

This isn’t actually one of ours, this is the work of Neil Queen-Jones, who has put together a monster of a Spotify playlist going by the name of Blow Up Golden Age. Continue Reading

Psychedelic Britannia documentary coming to BBC Four

by Modculture 14 October, 2015

One for the diary, as Psychedelic Britannia looks well worth catching. Continue Reading

Mastertapes: Georgie Fame – go to a free BBC Q&A about the Flamingo years

by Modculture 23 September, 2015

Fancy being in the audience for a Q&A with Georgie Fame about The Flamingo? Of course you do – and now is your chance. Continue Reading

Hidden Charms play London residency at Koko

by Modculture 10 September, 2015

If you’ve never heard the first release from the Hidden Charms, you really should. It’s rather good. If you like that, you probably want to see the band live – which you can do right now. Continue Reading

Out now: Our Generation – 75 Mod Classics Box Set and promo video

by Modculture 23 August, 2015

I know, another of those ‘best of’ collection. But this Our Generation box set has been put together by Eddie Piller and for a general overview, looks a pretty decent option. Continue Reading