Tag: mods

Rewind The 60s on BBC One

Ok, it could well be rubbish, but if daytime TV is your thing (or if you can be bothered setting a recorder), Rewind The 60s starts next week, running daily at 9:15am on BBC One. It seems to be looking at a year each day, kicking off with 1960/1961, with […]

Stanley Cohen interview online

The name might not be familiar, but Stanley Cohen wrote the Folk Devils and Moral Panics: Creation of Mods and Rockers – and there’s an interview online with him.

Mods & Rockers by Gareth Brown

I've just spotted this on Amazon, so I know as much as you about the forthcoming Mods & Rockers: The Origins of a British Scene by Gareth Brown (who you may recall, wrote the Scooter Boys book). Published by Independent Music Press on 23rd September, it's a 128-page book with […]

We Are The Mods – UK premiere

We first featured it two years back but at last, the US movie We Are The Mods is getting a UK screening. That screening is part of the Raindance Festival, specifically on Wednesday 6th October from 9:30pm at the Apollo Piccadilly Circus, 19 Regent Street, London, SW1Y 4LR, with tickets […]

Sharpies feature at The Look

The Look blog is always worth keeping an eye on, but today there's a feature that's well worth your time – Sharpies: Top fellas and brushes. Sharpies were the Melbourne hard mods/skinheads movement that emerged from the mod scene and took hold during the 1960s and into the 70s with […]