Month: March 2008

Armadillo's retro-styled scooter mac

Remember the Urban Parka from Armadillo? Well, the company has just launched its new range of scooter-friendly clothing – including a classic mac for both men and women. The coats are pictured above, with the men’s Classic Macintosh on the left, the women’s Scarlett Macintosh on the right. Both feature […]

Double dose of Italian summer fun

Whilst the weather here in the UK has been less than great recently you may have been contemplating getting away for some sun.  And what better way to do that than by getting some mod fun into the bargain too. Here are two recommended Italian weekenders to give you such […]

Jack Bruce anthology box set

He was in five much-loved mod/’60s bands in a short space of time, and now on the verge of his 65th birthday a Jack Bruce anthology is to be released. To be released by Esoteric Recordings on June 2nd, the 6-CD box set anthology entitled Can You Follow? gathers together […]

The Supremes display at the V&A Museum

A display of costumes worn by the most successful Motown group of all time, The Supremes, is coming to London. The display at the Victoria & Albert Museum will show the changing image of The Supremes from their early Primettes days right through to the more glamorous, Hollywood-designed outfits they […]

The Specials DVD

After a few months delay, The Specials DVD of their music videos is now out. Too Much Too Young is the only official Specials DVD available in the UK. Narrated by superfan Tim Lovejoy, the DVD features all 13 of the bands music videos, plus two Super 8 Films shot […]

YouTube: Smashing Time TV spot

We haven’t done a YouTube clip for some time and as I’ve just found this superb TV spot for classic swinging sixties flick Smashing Time, seems like a good time to re-start the best of YouTube slots. Enjoy the clip below – and if you want more cult film and […]

R.I.P. Beatles associate Neil Aspinall

The man some of the band regarded as the "fifth Beatle", Neil Aspinall, has died at the age of 66. Aspinall, seen here on the right with the band in 1964, was responsible for running the Apple Corps empire, and it was he who was entrusted to protect The Beatles […]

In Crowd Weekender feat. The Impressions

The Impressions are to headline the In Crowd Soul Weekender in Northampton this May Spring Bank Holiday. Held at the usual Park Inn Hotel venue in the centre of town, this fourth meeting sees a headline performance from Motown legends The Impressions, and a support cast of  The Undisputed Truth, […]