Tag: sixties

The Like – He's Not A Boy

Not a band I've previously encountered, but the track and the video of He's Not A Boy by US girl band The Like might appeal. Yes, it's a mod-themed video, which was flagged up on the forums and backs a tune that's a bit indie-meets-sixties in a not-too-band way. If […]

Motown Around The World album

In case you missed it, new this week is the rather interesting Motown Around The World (The Classic Singles) album. It's actually a reissue of an album that sneaked out in 1990, now expanded to A 38-track double CD. The clue is in the title – Motown re-recorded a number […]

Barefootin' in Sheffield

Perhaps aimed as much at the 50s crowd as a mod crowd, but if you like your R&B, you might want to check out Barefootin' in Sheffield. It's a new monthly night playing Rhythm & Blues with a side helping of Jump Jive and Rock 'n' Roll, all from original […]

Mikkel Rude shirts – new range

I'm a fan of Mikkel Rude shirts – good fit, good cloths and still looking good after a few washes (more than you can say for some brands out there). If you like them too, or fancy giving them a shot, the new range is out, some of which are […]

Dorothy Perkins Daisy Shift Dress

Finding truly vintage-look items on the high street is always a challenge, but they often crop up in the least expected places. Among the consistently improving fare at Dorothy Perkins is this stunning mod-inspired Daisy Shift Dress. The simple shift shape has an instant mod appeal with a sleeveless cut […]

Nostalgia of the Future podcast

Looking for something interesting to listen to today? You'll have more than a day's worth of tunes if you check out the Nostalgia of the Future podcast. That should actually be podcasts, as there's loads of 'em, not necessarily 'mod' but certainly ticking the boxes for lovers of interesting/cult sounds […]

The Party's Over – full DVD details

We have mentioned this release before, but now we have full details of The Party's Over release on dual format disc (DVD and Blu-ray) via the BFI and Flipside. 17th May is the date for your diary. Written by Marc Behm (Charade, Help!) and scored by John Barry, this controversial […]

Ska with Laurel in Leicester

Thanks to Alan Buchanan for flagging up Ska with Laurel – although you might need to pop it into your diary for future reference. According to the website of the local authority, Ska with Laurel takes place from 2nd October 2010 – 8th May 2011 at the New Walk Museum […]