Tagged With ‘review’

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

Psych in Southport: What’s Good For The Goose (1969)

by Modculture 27 October, 2017

No flat caps and No ‘Mr Grimsdale ‘here, but you do get both the swinging sixties and the Pretty Things in What’s Good For The Goose. 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

Something Beginning With O by Kevin Pearce

by Modculture 17 September, 2017

Kevin Pearce’s ode to mod and pop culture from the 1960s onwards is given a second viewing. Continue Reading

Who The Hell Is Frank Wilson by Pete McKenna

by Modculture 25 May, 2017

I’ve been meaning to read Who The Hell Is Frank Wilson by Pete McKenna for some time. In the last week I finally got around to it. Continue Reading

Ready Steady Girls by Jason Brummell, Ian Snowball and Mark Baxter (Suave Collective Publishing)

by Modculture 17 November, 2016

Claire Mahoney reviews the limited edition Ready Steady Girls book, which is devoted to the women of the mod scene. Continue Reading

Reviewed: The Jam About The Young Idea exhibition in Liverpool

by Modculture 4 July, 2016

Claire Mahoney is first through the door as The Jam’s About The Young Idea exhibition makes its debut at the Cunard Building in Liverpool. 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

A Crafty Cigarette – Tales of a Teenage Mod by Matteo Sedazzari

by Modculture 23 November, 2015

Paul Hallam has a new book label, going by the name of Old Dog Books. What can you expect? Essentially pulp fiction for the modern era, kicking off with the mod-friendly A Crafty Cigarette – Tales of A Teenage Mod by Matteo Sedazzari. Continue Reading

Burden Of Proof by James Barlow (Pan)

by Modculture 11 November, 2015

I was rummaging through some old paperbacks recently and spotted a book I read a long time ago, certainly long enough to be due a second reading. That book is Burden of Proof by James Barlow. Continue Reading