Month: July 2007

Early Eric Clapton anthology

For any fans of the blues or British R&B, Clapton Is God, a two-disc collection of Eric Clapton’s early work, looks well worth checking out. It covers most of the man’s early career, with disc one covering both live and studio work with The Yardbirds, as well as his work […]

ABC of Men’s Fashion reissued

First issued in 1964, long out of print and sought after by just about everyone with an interest in classic/vintage fashion and style, The ABC of Men’s Fashion by Hardy Amies is finally scheduled for a reissue in the coming weeks. It’s re-appearance is down to the V&A, which is […]

Take My Tip Competition winners

As a new competition starts, an old one finishes – in this case, the competition for the Take My Tip compilation CD. Below are the winners from a very big number of entries, who will be contacted via email in the coming days. If you didn’t win this time, there’s […]

Paul Weller – The Changing Man

Claimed to be ‘the frankest and most honest portrait of Paul Weller ever written’, The Changing Man is a new biography of Paul Weller by Paolo Hewitt – and it’s set for release by Bantam Press on 24th September 2007 in hardback for around £18.99. It’s said to be a […]

Nom De Guerre Reefer Jacket

It’s not winter yet – but give it a few weeks and the weather will certainly take a turn for the worse. And you’ll need to be kitted out in something cool, like this Nom De Guerre Reefer Jacket. This coat from the New York-based collective is every inch the […]

Piaggio's retro-like Vespa S scooter

Piaggio has a new scooter model on the market, claiming the Vespa S is a direct descendent of its 50 Special and Primavera. The idea, apparently, is to appeal to the Italian youth who may have heard tales of those older models from their parents – and indeed the fun […]

Decca 7-inch box sets

Three Decca 60s 7-inch boxsets are set to hit the shelves in September – but you might have to order now as they’re limited to just 500 each – and as they’re packed with big price rarities, cut directly from the analogue masters with original labels and sold with a […]

London Cancer Awareness Mod night

If you happen to be in London this weekend, make a point of heading down to the 100 Club and showing your support for Above The Clouds. It’s taking place on Sunday July 29th at the The 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street and is in memory of Jenny Scales and […]