Month: March 2008

UK comps from Psychic Circle

The Psychic Circle label has just released two compilations of UK bands in the beat and blue-eyed soul genres, both overseen by Nick Saloman. First up is Try Me Out: Ballroom Beat Vol. 2. Following the success of volume 1, here are another 20 slices of prime British beat from […]

Camber Sands Scooter Rally

The dates and line-up for the Camber Sands Scooter Rally has just been announced. The annual event, organised by Chelmsford Scooter Club, takes place from the 27th to the 30th June at the Pontin’s Holiday Centre in Camber Sands, East Sussex. There is so much on offer over the four […]

Wanted: Rare mod/psych tracks for album

Off the back of the successful Sugarlumps series, Acid Jazz have decided to put together an album of lost (or at least difficult to find) UK mod and psych stuff from the 1960s. Some tracks have already been collected, including a couple of tracks from The Silence (who featured Andy […]

July album reissued with single cuts

In the summer of 1968 July released their self-titled debut (and indeed only) album, which many consider to be the finest example of UK period psychedelia there ever was. Now that Major Minor album is being lovingly reissued on CD by Rev-Ola Records on the 31st March. What makes this […]

Alice & Olivia Beaded Tunic Dress

If you’re looking for a designer treat with some retro style then you needn’t look further than designers Alice & Olivia. Each of the fashion house’s designs has a flavour of something 60s, making them stand out from the fashion crowd. Typical is this Beaded Tunic Dress, clearly inspired by […]

Berwick mod weekender confirmed

Plenty of advance notice for this one, but trust us when we say it is worth getting the diary out in advance for the Berwick Weekender. Taking place over the weekend of Friday 7th to Sunday 9th November 2008 in Berwick-Upon-Tweed, the weekender sees DJs from four top UK mod […]

Kent New Breed Popcorn CD

Following the popularity of the first two ‘New Breed R&B’ compilation CDs, Kent Records today unleash their latest installment. ‘New Breed R&B With Added Popcorn‘ is certain to be a must have amongst DJs on the mod scene keen to discover new tunes to play out. The premise behind this […]