Tag: mod

Britac 60s-style shirts

When I did the modern-day mod shirtmakers article some time back, I was hit with various emails of companies I'd missed out. By and large, it was companies I had never dealt with, so couldn't comment on fit and quality – like the Britac 60s-style shirts for example. I've still […]

DNA Groove's Brenta knitwear range

DNA Groove has added to its knitwear range with the new Brenta selection of long-sleeve tops. Made of 100 per cent fine merino wool (so ideal for spring days and summer evenings), it has a slim cut, three-button collar with mother of pearl buttons (a lengthy collar too), a patterned […]

Soul Syndicate in London

If your soul tastes extend beyond the late 50s and 60s, you might want to check out Soul Syndicate this Sunday, 25th April 2010. You'll find it at Concrete at Pizza East, Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High Street, London E1, running from 6pm until midnight with free entry and offering […]

Craig Charles at Sheffield Brighton Beach

If you're a fan of the Soul and Funk Show on BBC 6music, you might be interested in Corrie cabbie Craig Charles doing a DJ set at Sheffield's Brighton Beach, which takes place at the O2 Academy in Sheffield on Saturday 1st May. It;s the first time he's DJ'd in […]

Dr Feelgood night on BBC4

This will be flagged up in the TV guide later in the week, but just to give you some notice, BBC4 is hosting a Dr Feelgood night this coming Friday, 21st April 2010. It's an evening because of two fairly hefty programmes – a first TV showing for Julian Temple's […]

Club focus: The Octopus Club (Stoke)

Back in the UK for today's club focus, The Octopus Club in Stoke. The club has been ruinning since April 2008, mixing live bands with DJ sounds, the latter leaning towards the freakbeat/ psych side of things (although not exclusively). They have an alldayer coming up soon – more on […]

Fistful of Ska 3 alldayer (Brighton)

A bit last minute, but if you're planning on heading to Brighton (or live there already), you might want to check out the Fistful of Ska 3 alldayer. Taking place at the Hanbury Ballroom, St Georges Rd, Kemptown in Brighton, it runs from 2pm until 2am on 3rd May 2010, […]

New band: The Eviltones

Not exactly a completely new band, but we've not yet featured The Eviltones – so here we go. Look away now soul and jazz lovers, The Eviltones are pure 60s garage – noisy, chuggin' guitars, primitive organ, a snarling vocal and catchy sub-three minute tunes. They sound impressive on MySpace, […]