Month: January 2006

The Lost 45s news

Leeds’ (and one of Britain’s) finest mod combos, The Losts 45s, are busy with gigs and a new album in the coming weeks. A few dates for your diary are listed below. If you’ve never heard the band, you can listen to some part and full tracks at: 26th January […]

Modculture radio?

Been talking on the forums about this for a while, but I thought I’d reach out and see what is out there in terms of experience for a Modculture radio station. The idea is to look at a 24 hour station of streaming music that appeals to a mod audience. […]

Gene Drayton Unit news

London’s hippest Hammond-n-Horns Mod-Soul Groove Combo, the Gene Drayton Unit, have announced some gigs in London, with details of visits further north to come. London – Friday Jan 27thSouth London Pacific, 340 Kennington Road, London SE11. Tube – Kennington or Oval.Catch the GDU in a small intimate club environment at […]

Lady Luck newsflash

LADY LUCK has it’s final chapter at the Millenium Club this Friday the 20th January 2006. Live music from Sunnie Dae and her Hot Cats – crunching blues and jazz, you dig.

Rhoda Dakar live at Filthys

British Ska legend Rhoda Dakar returns to Filthy Macnastys after the massive success of her pre-Christmas party gig. Rhoda will be performing more classic reggae and ska standards acoustically along with a selection of Bodysnatchers and Specials hits. Rhoda will be performing from 8.00pm onwards. Admission as always is free. […]

Farewell to the Slightly Shady

Tonight saw the end of one of London’s coolest and most exclusive bars – the Slightly Shady Lounge Bar. Story by Jean-Paul Séculaire courtesy of

Mod/60s films on eBay for £1!

It’s January – a great time to have a clearout. So I am clearing out lots of things, starting with a number of my out of print videos, which are on eBay all from just £1! So if you fancy picking up rare/out of print mod/60s movies likes Gambit with […]

Gaz Mayall in The Times

For those of you who missed it, Gaz Mayall was featured in The Times, talking about his life and more specifically, his club – Gaz’s Rockin’ Blues – which celebrates 25 years of playing basement ska and R&B against the fashion of the time more often than not. You can […]