The famous Brighton seafront. The pier resplendent in the August bank holiday sunshine. Waves crash onto the pebbles, failing to drown out the cries of anger and fear coming from further up the beach. Holidaymakers and families with young children hu
Producer/presenter Emma-Rosa Dias has an in depth discussion about Quadrophenia with super fan, Kieran McAleer and author, Simon Wells. Talking about the Music, the inspiration for Jimmy's character and one or two
Terry Webster was EMI recording artiste Tony Brook in 1964 and writer of MEANIE GENIE. At the same time Terry (Tony) was also The WES MINSTER 5 lead singer and bass player on 'MICKEYS MONKEY b/w STICKS N STONES on the CARNIVAL Blue Beat label. Shame
Recently on this very site I have been reading peoples post who are of a similar age to me complaining about how there is a lack of mods there age near where they live.
when reading these I could completely understand where they were coming from as I
A gentle organ opens this album, then guitar and horns build the feeling and singer Neil Jones climatically announces 'Find the spirit' - thus an epic soul journey then begins.
It's a journey through memories - you'll think of 'tim
When? 17/18/19/20 April 2014
Where? 229 the Venue, Central London
Write this date in your diary and grab yourselves a piece of the action folks, this is the BIG one. New Untouchables present ‘MODSTOCK- 50 years of Mod’ in London, the birthplace of Mo
It has been of great interest to read articles from other member regarding their Mod activities in the 60s. These in the main seem to be centred around larger towns and cities.......so I decided to write something about life as
Formed in July 2012, Dublin mod band GANGS have been on the rise non-stop since their humble beginnings that short time ago. Gigging actively since 2012, the band's first big step up came via a supporting slot for Palma Violets in Bruxelles,
These days, there are a lot of mods in our country, México. But not just in Tijuana, The City of México, Puebla, León or Monterrey. There are mods in other cities and in my case, here in Chihuahua. A very few of course, but we love the m
Firstly It’s not just about the music.
Being a modernist for me is all about style, music, art and the art of being stylish, sexy and cool.
Bunny Lee: ‘The main t’ree people was when I come a Englan’ forty odd years ago, right, was who now . . .? Mrs King . . . and . . . husband name Benny. Benny use’ to come a Jamaica too, yunno, an’ put out – a get record. Him use’
If your currently looking for some mod-related stocking fillers then make sure you check out the fantastic selection from Countdown Books
Countdown Books was founded as a wholly independent publishing press in London 2011,
A hardworking, super cool stylist, DJ, club night organizer and promoter who has been carrying the original vinyl flag with passion and honour for more than a decade. Known as someone who
In the long running franchise, Sean Connery’s Bond is seen as the definitive portrayal of the eponymous character. Connery was the epitome of cool and in "Goldfinger" and he wore a black knitted tie. The knitted tie was a very popular item for many
James Bibbey & Simon Wady were both born in the late sixties and got into modernism during the revival of the 80s. Dressing handsome and great music have always been central to their lives, and now with excellent new bands like The 45s inspiring the
Look out for another great compilation from our own Robert Nicholls!
From his distant outpost in the Americas, original 60's mod Robert Nicholls continues to have significant involvement in the mod scene - having already been instrumental in the rel
Looking For The Jelly Roll
The Jelly Roll, an uncomplicated and simple styled underground dance club that started life in a comfortable little venue in the heart of the Cathedral City of Peterborough some ten years ago. From such humble beginnings bu
It would be no exaggeration to label Speakeasy a mod supergroup. They are a potent combination of members from some of the best mod groups to have ever walked down the Kings Road, with Mark Le Gallez on Vocals (THE RISK / THEE JE
I SHOULD really try and add a little more gloss to this review. It’s been written without too much in the way of polish. But somehow that feels the right way to go about it, in keeping with the product itself.
That’s not to say the eagerly-waiting deb
Any choice of songs is obviously personal.
There are some you can dance to and some where you can't.
There are some that can remind you of someone and some that, well, just make you feel plain good.
So, here are a few that do all those things for me a
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