Yes, another book on Mod. But King Mod: Peter Meaden, The Who, and the Making of a Subculture has its own niche.
Tag: the who
It’s the most obvious symbol of the movement, but the fishtail isn’t that common anymore. So I’m looking at the death of the Mod parka.
I actually featured this in 2012 (and three times since), after which it sold out. But this Quadrophenia print by Piper Gates Design has been reprinted in 2023 in limited numbers.
If you are looking to upgrade or replace your vinyl copy, The Who – Quadrophenia Half Speed Master vinyl reissue is coming your way.
As far as I know, this is a new release on the subject. The Who & Quadrophenia book by Martin Popoff.
It launched fairly recently, with The Who x Pretty Green Collection likely worth a second look now it has all dropped into the sale.
Probably something for the completists amongst you, with The Who BBC 1965 – 1966 vinyl release now available to pre-order.
I could be wrong, but I suspect this is the first of a series of The Who Half Speed Master Vinyl Editions.