Month: October 2008

Exclusive 10% Baracuta discount

Baracuta has just launched its new Autumn/Winter collection – and is offering Modculture readers an exclusive 10 per cent off all the new collection. That includes the Mod Harrington, newly-launched and the first Baracuta Harrington to retail for under £100. It’s a classic Harrington jacket, made from 100 per cent […]

Paris Blues DVD reviewed

Paris Blues heads to DVD for the first time in a couple of weeks – and our review of this super-cool flick is now online. Starring the late Paul Newman and Sidney Poitier, it’s the take of two hip jazz musicians on the early 60s Parisian scene, both enjoying their […]

60s British Classics on DVD

If you’re looking to bolster your collection of gritty Brit flicks, you might want to check out the 60s British Classics titles launching on October 13th. Four are out on that day, every one a winner – A Taste Of Honey from 1961, A Kind Of Loving from ’62, Poor […]

The Vanjas hit London

We profiled the band earlier in 2008, and now we’re pleased to report that Swedish R&B sensations The Vanjas are hitting the UK for shows next week. Admittedly they are all London shows, but that shouldn’t prevent you from catching them in their natural live environment. The ‘sharply-dressed, incendiary groovers’ […]

The Who release double-disc DVD

The Who have announced the release of a double-disc DVD of two of their landmark 60s and 70s performances. The Who: at Kilburn 1977 features on disc one footage from the mod favourites performance at the Gaumont State Theatre in North London on December 15, 1977. It was filmed before […]

Skinhead Moonstomp goes deluxe

Out this week is the deluxe 2CD version of Syramip‘s seminal 1970 Skinhead Moonstomp album. The British skinhead scene at the time of release embraced this Trojan album – actually by Jamaican reggae act The Pyramids – in huge numbers. This deluxe issue offers a whole range of extras though […]

Taschen's Jazz Covers

Not just a coffee table book, Jazz Covers is an excellent resource for the world of jazz from the 1940s to the 1990s. As the name suggests, this is very much about the album sleeve – a number of cool and classic sleeves are featured here, along with fact sheets […]