Month: December 2008

The Mod Suit by Social Suicide

The word ‘Mod’ is big business these days, so its no surprise to see the more mainstream fashion scene jumping in on the act, The Mod Suit by Social Suicide being one example. Irrespective of the suit itself, the idea and the range is actually quite interesting, featuring youth cult […]

New British film: Clubbed

A new British film Clubbed, set in the early 1980s, has a very intriguing soundtrack we felt you should know about. The plot of the film is essence the story of a lost factory worker seeking redemption in the murky world of nightclubs and gangland. It stars Mel Raido as […]

Carlo Little's star-studded album

Now here is an album with a stellar line-up of 60s legends that almost never came out. Carlo Little was a ’60s drumming legend. He played with The Savages, Cyril Davies All Stars, The Rolling Stones and The Hoochie Coochie Men amongst many other favourites of the beat era. In […]

Clarks Desert Khan 2 Shoes

Interesting twist on a classic – the Clarks Desert Khan 2 Shoes. Yes, your eyes don’t deceive you, this is a stripped-down version of the 50s classic, turning it into a shoe, throwing in some premium suede in two shades at the same time. A love or hate thing, I’m […]

Fred Perry Football Cardigan

It’s cardigan weather – and new out from Fred Perry is this Football Cardigan. No, it’s not designed for wearing at the match (although you could), the name is down to the buttons – the chunky, vintage-style black leather ‘football’ buttons. Aside  from that, there’s a gold laurel on a […]

Topman Self Navy Peacoat

There’s little more classic in 1960s coat styles than the pea coat, and there’s been a slew of handsome and affordable versions on the high street this Winter. If you’re on a budget, Topman‘s selections include a variety of cuts, colours and materials, one of the best being this Navy […]

West End Jungle heads to DVD

Banned back in the day, the West End Jungle documentary has now passed the UK censor, heading to DVD in January 2009. It’s described as the ‘seedy reality’ of the sex industry of the early sixties in Soho, looking at how the industry survived attempts to ‘clean up’ the streets […]

New band: The See See

Bands often come together after former disparate musical journeys end, and the impetus to start afresh brings like-minded souls instinctively together. Such as it was with London four-piece beat-folk-psych’ers The See See. Richard Olson (The Eighteenth Day Of May), Kevin Peyok (Waxwings), and Ben Swank (Soledad Brothers) are joined by […]