Month: February 2007

60s Mod birthday card

Does the image look familiar? Well, it will do it you own the Mods book by Richard Barnes (an essential buy for anyone with an interest in the subject). And it’s been reproduced here for this Mods birthday card. I encountered it at the weekend in a shop in a […]

Peter Whitehead at the NFT

Peter Whitehead’s work as chronicler of the counter-culture is celebrated from March 1st – March 11th 2007 at London’s NFT, including a "meet and greet" with the man himself. As you can imagine from someone capturing the cutting edge of the the late 60s, his work is interesting, but unlikely […]

Brighton Beach London news

If you’re planning on a trip over to Brighton Beach in London, here’s some news on guest DJs in the Mod room. On Friday 20th April, friend of the site Rowly (London Bridge) will be joined by Stevie B (New Untouchables). And on Friday 18th May, very special guest is […]

Friction in Liverpool

If you happen to be in the Liverpool area, it might be worth checking out Friction. Friction is the work of Will Sergeant, probably best-known as the guitarist in Liverpool band Echo and the Bunnymen. Early doors it’s described as ambient tunes, but when club hours start, it’s a mix […]

New Rock 'n' Roll Soul podcast

If you’re on the hunt for something new (and free) to listen to online, check out the latest podcast from London clubnight Rock ‘n’ Roll Soul. Expect the usual mix of vintage sounds, along with the soul of the Stones, another Unknown Soldier of Soul, a 12-minute voyage into psychedelic […]

New Mod night in Pontypridd

If you happen to be in the Pontypridd area, your support will be appreciated for a new night going under the name Get On The Goodfoot. It’s a monthly night promising northern soul, R&B, latin, jazz, funk, ska and hip sounds. It runs from 7:30pm until 1am with DJ Pasti […]

1946 Vespa Headlight Clock

Great looks and a great heritage – the 1946 Vespa Headlight Clock. The clock is based on the headlight of the first Vespa model, introduced, as the name suggests, in 1946. It features the original green metal casing and chrome bezel, but the lens replaced by an an analogue (and […]

Gonks Go Beat heads to DVD

Much talked-about but rarely seen, the silly 60s pop movie Gonks Go Beat will be available for the first time on DVD from 28th May 2007. Details about the DVD release are still scarce, but this ridiculous musical version of Romeo and Juliet (featuring the rival communities of Beatland and […]