Month: March 2008

Baracuta G4 harrington jacket

Yet another twist on the harrington jacket, with Baracuta launching the G4. It seems to be slightly longer than the usual harrington, with a tailored hem replacing the usual elasticated waist, as well as a button cuff and belted waist adjusters. Other details include the Baracuta check liner, two-way zip, […]

Cleethorpes live acts confirmed

The biggest date in the UK soul scene calender has been for many years the 6Ts Cleethorpes Weekender, and this year’s live act line-up has just been announced. Taking place over the weekend of 7th-9th June at Beachcomber Holiday Centre, Cleethorpes, the 2008 6TS Northern and Modern Soul Weekender boasts […]

Steve Marriott sampled by new artist

Arguably the biggest UK mod icon, Steve Marriott, has had his vocals sampled on a new single by a funk/soul outfit, the appallingly-named Lack Of Afro. Today sees the release of ‘Touch My Soul’, a funky Hammond-led mash-up, faintly reminiscent of Small Faces track ‘Eddie’s Dreaming’. It takes the vocal […]

Updated: Modculture films section

As part of an ongoing update of the site, the Modculture films section has had an update – and will continue to be updated over the coming days and weeks. We’ve tidied things up a bit and added a pile of new reviews to the database – more will be […]

Magic Bus returns to London

If you’re on the look out for a bit of soul next weekend, you’ll find plenty of it at Magic Bus. Yes, the original Acid Jazz club night is back on Friday April 4th, 18 years after it first started at a new home of The Cock Tavern, East Poultry, […]

PF Flyers Poplin Harrington

An interesting twist on the classic Baracuta is this PF Flyers Poplin Harrington jacket. Available in red and blue, it’s made of a soft cotton poplin fabric with a zip front, elasticated hem, button cuff and handwarmer pockets, with a more traditional collar rather than the usual Harrington two-button. You […]

Berts Apple Crumble relaunch

Derby’s new ace mod club Bert’s Apple Crumble gets set to relaunch in a new improved venue. The monthly Midlands club, hosted by Craig Simpson and Dom Cater and featuring regular guest spots, will continue to bring the best in funk, soul, ska, and 60s club sounds at a brand […]

Love Story gets UK release

The Love documentary Love Story is at last coming to DVD in the UK. Love Story charts the life and times of ’60s psychedelic warrior Arthur Lee and his Los Angeles band Love.  The film features extensive interviews with Lee (his last ever), plus band members Johnny Echols, Michael Stuart, […]