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First night of a new club in Leeds playing the best inR&B, Soul, Ska, Jazz, British Beat, Latin & Mod Club Classics Guest DJs:Dave Edwards (Sidewinder)Mark Thomas (Heavenly Blocked)Pid (Brum Beat)Resident DJs:Lee MillerNeil LeeSaturday 18th…

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Mod~The Importance of a Label?

 Mods aren't into labels, can that be true? In the hope of lively but civil discussion i'd like to play Devil's Advocate. I argue that mods were/are extremely partial to labels.   60's mods sort out Fred Perry, Levis and Clarks Desert boots…

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20th September 2014Bunkers Hill Hockley Nottingham NG1 1FPSeptembers Guest Dj will be Mr Mark Annis from Brum Beat Mod Club Birmingham. Playing A Fine Selection Of  American & British R&B, 60's Soul, Tamla, Ska and Mod classic's20:00 - 01:00Door Tax…
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20th September 2014Bunkers Hill Hockley Nottingham NG1 1FPSeptembers Guest Dj will be Mr Mark Annis from Brum Beat Mod Club Birmingham. Playing A Fine Selection Of  American & British R&B, 60's Soul, Tamla, Ska and Mod classic's20:00 - 01:00Door Tax…
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