Sounds

New book: The Jam Unseen

Yet another book on The Jam – this time a book of previously-unseen images taken by Twink with the title The Jam Unseen. A limited edition is available in April (to coincide with the From The Jam tour) with an umlimited version appearing in August. Both versions feature 192 pages […]

Noonday Underground meets Mod

Interesting video from Noonday Underground, going back to 2001. It was for the track London from their excellent Self Assembly album (which is probably reviewed on here, there’s certainly an interview with Simon Dine online). Anyway, the video was shot at London’s Lordy Lord club in 2001. If you used […]

Spencer Davis Group in London

I’ve no idea who is actually in the Spencer Davis Group right now (well, Mr D is in and Stevie Winwood isn’t – that’s for sure), but if you want to catch them on a rare UK date, you can see the band at London’s 100 Club on Saturday 3rd […]

Bid for Paul Weller's wardrobe

Make a bid for Paul Weller’s wardrobe

I feel like I’m only ever writing about Paul Weller right now – but as he’s got plenty to plug, there’s plenty of stories around. However, this one is a little quirkier than most. Paul Weller’s wardrobe.

Paul Weller's New York Review

Paul Weller is doing three heavily sponsored shows in New York, showcasing music from his entire career to promote the release of the Hit Parade box set. Each night at the Irving Plaza will focus on a specific time period: Monday January 29th – An Evening with Paul Weller featuring […]

Christies' pop / Keith Moon auction

Christies’ Pop Memorabilia auctions are always worth a look, but if you’re a Who fan, this one is of more interest than usual, as it also includes a number of lots offered by Keith Moon’s family. The main auction has everything from old music posters, programmes and memorabilia (where you’ll […]

Prince Buster ska t-shirt

Spotted online is this Prince Buster t-shirt, featuring the man complete with a slightly wonky pork pie hat. It’s made by Anon and is a brown t-shirt with mustard lettering. As well as the image of the ska legend, the wording says "The king of ska – Prince Buster – […]

Where are the good Mod bands?

Earlier, I was trying to compile a list of 10 Mod bands (that are still together and playing), but struggled when I got past three. Is this me being too critical or is there really a complete lack of Mod-friendly bands around these days? And has the tribute band disease […]