New Bands

Captain Hammond – Cosmic Candy EP

Captain Hammond’s debut release is the limited edition promo EP Cosmic Candy! with the lead song taken from the forthcoming Hammondbeat album ‘The Origin of Captain Hammond’ (HBR010). Captain Hammond is the brainchild of Mother Earth’s Bryn Barklam, with Greg Boraman and Pete Collison of Reverend Cleatus & The Soul […]

Biff Bang Pow label update

We’ve just received this message from Biff Bang Pow owner Paul Hooper-Keeley about the future of the label. "The Biff Bang Pow brand and back catalogue has been acquired by Detour Records due to illness in the BBP family and a resulting lack of focus in the label over the […]

New Bands: The Gonks

When bands go for a "period" sound, originality usually loses out. Thankfully, that’s not the case with The Gonks. Recently featured on Acid Jazz’s new Hipsters compilation of new mod and garage acts, the band carries off its modern-day take on an authentic 60s beat sound with some style – […]

MySpace: The Anydays

First featured MySpace band on Modculture is The Anydays. The band is a three-piece, hailing from, Oxford, with their influences listed as The Kinks, The Beatles, The Jam and The La’s. And listening to the tracks on their MySpace site, you can hear that. A sound reminiscent of traditional indie/powerpop, […]

Hipsters – today's Mod bands compiled

Acid Jazz has been putting out some decent music of late – and this forthcoming collection of new Mod sounds looks up there too. The collection is titled Hipsters – A Collection of Contemporary Mod and Garage Bands, with a tracklist that covers most areas – Hammond, funk, garage, 60s-inspired […]

Moving Sounds release 2nd album

Sweden’s excellent Moving Sounds release their second album on the copaseDisques label on September 15th, going under the title of Ground Shaker. The album was recorded at Toe Rag Studios in London. With the Swedish band is well known for their authentic – but by no means dusty – hammond […]

Shimmy – Biff Bang Pow compilation

If you’ve ever considered buying a single or album from the Biff Bang Pow label, but have been in two minds which one to go for, here’s a solution – Shimmy, a compilation of 20 tracks featuring some of the best Mod bands currently playing live and recording. It’s available […]

Mod bands – tell us about yourselves

Fancy telling the Mod world about your band? It’s easy – just email us your band’s details (enough to put together a new piece), a photo and a link to a website where people can hear your music (MySpace etc) and we’ll do the rest, featuring you on the site […]