Sounds

Revival reviewer wanted

Keen observers of Modculture will probably have noted that I’m neither expert or all that enthusiastic about the sound of the mod revival. That’s not a slight on the bands – it just happens that I wasn’t there to enjoy it and have never really been taken by a lot […]

New Hideaway Club CD

If you can’t make it to Manchester’s Hideaway Club, then you can pick up the latest volume of the club’s CD collection by post, priced at just £5 (plus 50p p&p for UK /£1 Europe/ £1.50 rest of world). Paypal payment to [email protected] or e-mail Neil at that address for […]

Free Andy Lewis download

I’m a big fan of Andy Lewis’ work – anyone who can pick out some classic vintage grooves and make them sound fresh in 2006 is alright by me. And he’s a damn fine DJ judging by his recent performance at the Pow Wow Club. Anyway – he’s offering up […]

Jam's 'Snap' expanded

The Jam’s final album, Snap, is getting the reissue treatment and loses the ‘Compact’ tag on Monday February 13th. The greatest hits album originally hit the shops in 1983 with a total of 29 tracks. But 8 of those tracks went walkabout when the album was converted to CD, hence […]

The Lost 45s news

Leeds’ (and one of Britain’s) finest mod combos, The Losts 45s, are busy with gigs and a new album in the coming weeks. A few dates for your diary are listed below. If you’ve never heard the band, you can listen to some part and full tracks at:http://www.thelost45suk.co.uk/ 26th January […]

Modculture radio?

Been talking on the forums about this for a while, but I thought I’d reach out and see what is out there in terms of experience for a Modculture radio station. The idea is to look at a 24 hour station of streaming music that appeals to a mod audience. […]

Gene Drayton Unit news

London’s hippest Hammond-n-Horns Mod-Soul Groove Combo, the Gene Drayton Unit, have announced some gigs in London, with details of visits further north to come. London – Friday Jan 27thSouth London Pacific, 340 Kennington Road, London SE11. Tube – Kennington or Oval.Catch the GDU in a small intimate club environment at […]

Rhoda Dakar live at Filthys

British Ska legend Rhoda Dakar returns to Filthy Macnastys after the massive success of her pre-Christmas party gig. Rhoda will be performing more classic reggae and ska standards acoustically along with a selection of Bodysnatchers and Specials hits. Rhoda will be performing from 8.00pm onwards. Admission as always is free. […]