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Gary D' replied to Charlotte & Michael's item Mod Movies
"Join the Musicbox in Groups, Edward. Lots of advice and chat from likeminded explorers, with plenty of recommendations by members to choose from. "
5 hours ago
Gary D' replied to Gary D''s item Mod Jazz & Blues in The MusicBox Sessions
"This superb album will see me through to the early hours. A beautiful finish to a great jazz weekend..."
6 hours ago
Edward Aisthorpe replied to Charlotte & Michael's item Mod Movies
"Ah thank you :) I'm really exploring Jazz at the moment so I'll see if there's any copies available. Can you recommend any albums? "
6 hours ago
Gary D' replied to Charlotte & Michael's item Mod Movies
"Yes, a rare, sublime piece footage. Miles Davis isn't actually in the film 'Acenseur  pour l'echafaud' but 'improvised' the entire soundtrack (one that is well worth adding to your jazz collection) while watching the film as shown. Nevertheless, a r…"
6 hours ago
Gary D' replied to Kai's item THE PRINTED WORD
"Thanks for the positive feedback ;0) I've had it on my to read list for sometime now Kai. Really happy I've finally got around to it ;0)"
10 hours ago
andy anderson replied to Mod Goddess's item What I bought today...
"Amazed the Diverso sale is still on so bought this cardi with a chunky discount !!"
10 hours ago
Kai replied to Kai's item THE PRINTED WORD
"I remember having read that 15 years ago on holiday in Crete, Gary; strange how you can precisely remember some stuff from the past. Fascinating read indeed!"
14 hours ago
Gary D' replied to Charlotte & Michael's item Mod Movies
"A sharp styled 1958 French flick with a cool modern jazz soundtrack. Mod? 'Not 'alf'!"
15 hours ago
Gary D' replied to Kai's item THE PRINTED WORD
"A classic modern jazz themed read."
15 hours ago
Dave Davies replied to TheRetroman68's item HAS MOD BECOME SOMETHING ELSE?
"Yeah its gone from being progressive to regressive.  Shame really, so many people stuck in the past it's the antithesis of modernism."
19 hours ago
Paddy McGonigle replied to Paddy McGonigle's item Rhythm A Go Go
"Two weeks to go go!"
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Trisha Wagener replied to Trisha Wagener's item Kitten Casino Alldayer with live band The Laynes, Guest DJ and Vintage Stalls
"They are fantastic Kai. Cheers."
Edward Aisthorpe replied to Gary D''s item "Listen To This"
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Mod Movies

Just watching the original Thomas Crowne Affair (1968) with Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway. Oooh, baby. Great couple - apart from the obvious chemistry they generate on screen and the crime thriller theme it is a pleasure to watch from a Mod…

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105 Replies · Reply by Gary D' 5 hours ago


Having just noticed that the initiator of the latest "book" thread left the site taking the discussion with him, it's my turn again to revive it; being too important a topic to be dropped, imo. Having finished "Get Carter" by Ted Lewis over the…

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249 Replies · Reply by Gary D' 10 hours ago

Cool Pictures

In order to honour MG Ace Face, and to carry the torch for the (hopefully short) time while he's gone (and I'm confident he'll return), let's revive Motown's thread, which is far too good to be forgotten... Here's to you, Mr Motown!

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630 Replies · Reply by Gary D' on Friday

Amazing B sides

Over the past few years I have started to collect some fantastic vinyl 45s again. Some have been bought from car boot sales for next to nothing and others I have paid a few quid for, although to be honest I have not paid more than £12 yet. I already…

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French Boutik and The Most - Paris 27Nov2015:

Memorial day for the events of 13th November, countless Tricolours graced balconies and other improvised available spaces, armed police stood in groups on corners outside cafe's; aside from that Paris got on with its main business - enjoying life. La Mechanique Ondulatoire is a regular live music venue (24 days out of the 30 available in November) tucked away in a side street and occupying three floors with the live music space in the cellar, a very cavern-esque setting with exposed stone arch walls, the stage at one end and bar at the other. They also have a generous happy-hour with two cocktails for 10Euro, so the scene was nicely set.

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