Month: July 2008

Fred Perry classic Tennis Jacket

New to this season’s range at Fred Perry is something of a 1960s classic – the Fred Perry Tennis Jacket. On the face of it, this is more or less a straight reproduction of the traditional jacket, with 100 per cent cotton twill shell, elasticated waistband and cuffs and red, […]

New Kent 45 releases

Kent have announced that their latest batch of Town and City singles are available now. The City releases, which are limited to 500 copies, consist of tracks that have only ever been available on CD before. The full list of new singles are: Millie Jackson ‘If That Don’t Turn You […]

Move On Up in Newcastle

If you want to escape the thought of work on a Sunday – and you happen to be in the Newcastle area – Move On Up could be for you. It’s a monthly event at The End Bar,Newcastle Upon Tyne, starting on August 3rd from 6:30pm until the place empties. […]

Hudson Katana loafers

A few people on the forums mentioned seeing a pair of Hudson loafers in the fashion section of the Guardian magazine – but didn’t know much else about them. Well, we can reveal the shoe is called the Hudson Katana. It’s part of the company’s autumn.winter range, with a basket […]

Stax night on BBC Four

Cheers to Nick for flagging up the Stax night, showing on BBC Four on Friday 25th July. In truth, it’s two programmes, but both worth the effort. First up is Respect Yourself – The Stax Story, which charts the history of the label, with interviews with all the key players […]

Soul City Shakedown in London

If Thursday is the start of the weekend for you, Soul City Shakedown might be worth checking out. Promising ‘a dose of funky fresh ska & reggae, rock n roll & hip windin soul, a smile on your face and general good time nonsense’ every 3rd Thursday of the month, […]

The Mod Crop – mod musical

Alan Fletcher – author of the excellent Mod Crop trilogy of books – is set to turn the first of those books (Brummell’s Last Rift) into a musical about the 60s mod scene in Nottingham. Set around Nottingham, Newark and the East Coast, The Mod Crop features three kids growing […]

Mojo To-Go-Go in Brighton

Brighton seems to be benefiting from a plethora of decent ’60s clubs recently, and Mojo To-Go-Go looks to be keeping the quality high. Having started last year and moved around venues at first, the club has settled into a residency at the Hanway Ballroom every 4th Friday of the month. […]