Month: April 2006

Love Shepherd in Manchester

Manchester will turn into the psychedelic underground on May 5th when the mysterious Love Shepherd rolls into town. Where other psych influenced nights have been dubbed as too self indulgent or worse still, cliquey, Love Shepherd is promising something else. A wild night of dancing for anyone who wants it. […]

Our podcast – get your band featured

New bands on Modculture – it’s the boggest saga since – well since anything really. But now it’s been simplified and will all be bundled into a high-profile podcast. Podcast – a selection of tracks all joined together as one big MP3 file and available to download to anyone’s PC. […]

YouTube: Lucozade's "Mod" advert

A real classic for this week’s YouTube clip. Remember the Lucozade ad from – oh a good few years back – Jimmy (who forgets his sandwiches) off to Brighton to the strains of "Louie Louie"? Well, if you remember it, you can relive it again below. And if you’ve never […]

Dennis Greaves – free live show

On Friday 12th May, former Nine Below Zero frontman Dennis  Greaves will perform a very special accoustic set – an exclusive "one-off", accompanied by Steve Morrison. And it’s absolutely free to get in. The music starts at 8pm with a guest DJ – but be warned, places for this special […]

Paul Weller – new live album

Paul Weller is releasing (another) live album on June 12th – but this time it’s a double. It’s entitled Catch – Flame! and was recorded at London’s Alexandra Palace on the 5th December last year. The album will be released on Ltd Edition CD, standard double CD and double gatefold […]

Mod/60s tops on eBay

Yes, it’s clearout time again. And the first items of the great Modculture clearout are now on eBay. First up is a selection of vintage polo shirts – all are almost "as new" and all have rather smart (and unusual) vintage designs (as the one pictured). If you want to […]

The joy of ITC

In the 60s and early 70s, ITC ruled the roost when it came to action-packed TV shows. Every one was packed full of ridiculous plotlines, featuring jet-setting secret agents attracting the ladies whilst driving top marque sports cars in all manner of cool locations. They worked because they packed a […]

White Bicycles by Joe Boyd

The full title is White Bicycles: Making Music In The 1960s by Joe Boyd – and if you have an interest in the 60s music scene, particularly the later 60s British scene, this forthcoming book looks like being pretty much essential. Joe Boyd was a music promoter, record producer and […]