Month: April 2011

Uniqlo madras check shirts – discounted

I know we've featured these before, but we're mentioning the Uniqlo madras check shirts once again for three reasons: 1. They now have all sizes in stock for both long and short-sleeve styles.2. It's warm, making these shirts ideal for the weather.3. They're discounted even more. Take your pick from […]

The Flipside with Ray Davies

It's not had any publicity so far (compared to the main Meltdown event), but we've just heard that Ray Davies is actually doing his own Flipside event with the BFI, chatting onstage and showing some films. The first of those events is The Meltdown Observer Talk: Ray Davies & Julien […]

Limited edition Lambretta helmets

Apparently, this is the official limited edition Lambretta helmet range, offered by Heritage Helmets and produced in Italy with Project SRI. All are 'eco' leather-lined, open-faced helmets, with four designs specifically designed to compliment classic Lambrettas. The 'Bianco' and 'Nero' models both feature the number '47' within a target design […]

Day of the Peacock book reviewed

Remember we mentioned The Day of the Peacock: Style for Men 1963-1973 by Geoffrey Aquilina Ross a few weeks back? Well, now we have a review of the book online. The Scenester has donw the honours, reviewing a book by the former men's editor for Vogue in the 1960s, recalling […]

Andy Smith – Jam Up Twist album

Not strictly mod, but certainly of mod interest is the new Andy Smith album on BGP, going by the name of Jam Up Twist. As you can see by the cover, it's a mix of 50s blues, northern soul, ska and rockabilly grooves, based around Smith's monthly night that takes […]

Mikkel Rude – new check shirts

Just got a note from Mikkel Rude letting us know that he has an additional five window pane check shirts new to his site and his regular UK retailers. All are short-sleeved for the season, with one pictured above and a couple more over the page, but check the site […]

Tales From The Casino – Radio 4

Thanks to Robert Hill for flagging up something I missed (and you might have missed) on BBC Radio 4 from the last week – Tales From The Casino. It is what you expect, a series of specially-commissioned tales about the Wigan Casino – three different people and their stories about […]