Music

Music of the past and music of the present. If you want to know what’s what in the world of mod-friendly music or want to catch up with the latest reviews, you’ll find it all here. Don’t forget our New Bands and Spotify sections too.

Planet Beat – From The Shel Talmy Vaults (Ace Records)

by Modculture 22 May, 2018

I’m guessing this is some kind of companion piece to the recent Planet Mod collection. Either way, Planet Beat – From The Shel Talmy Vaults is coming your way from Ace Records via Big Beat. Continue Reading

Ace brings New Breed R&B to vinyl

by Modculture 15 May, 2018

The series started 17 years ago and is forever associated with Manchester’s much-missed Hideaway Club. But New Breed R&B has never had a vinyl outing. Until now that is, with this new release from Kent. Continue Reading

Club Classics: 50 Years of Northern Soul double vinyl

by Modculture 9 May, 2018

Fancy an overview of classic soul? If vinyl is your preferred format, you might want to check out Club Classics: 50 Years of Northern Soul, which is a double album set from Charly. Continue Reading

Classic logos: 1960s t-shirts by Toerag at Etsy

by Modculture 5 May, 2018

When the sunny weather breaks (as it has done here today), the 1960s t-shirts by Toerag at Etsy are definitely worth checking out. On the affordable side too. Continue Reading

The Modculture interview with Steve Ellis

by Modculture 24 April, 2018

Some years after our last chat, Claire Mahoney catches up with Steve Ellis to talk about the past and the more importantly the present and his new Boom! Bang! Twang! album with Paul Weller. Continue Reading

The Creation – Creation Theory limited edition vinyl box set

by Modculture 22 April, 2018

Remember the CD version of this? Well, there’s is now an LP version too. But this is The Creation – Creation Theory limited edition vinyl box set. Continue Reading

Kenny Jones – Let The Good Times Roll autobiography

by Modculture 18 April, 2018

This is coming next month and on the face of it, Kenny Jones – Let The Good Times Roll is looking like an essential read. Continue Reading

Budget CD: The Songs of Berry Gordy

by Modculture 18 April, 2018

Just spotted The Songs of Berry Gordy on pre-order, a budget two-CD collection landing this week. Continue Reading

James Brown – You’ve Got The Power budget CD box set

by Modculture 16 April, 2018

If you want to get to know his early work, then the James Brown – You’ve Got The Power budget CD box set should be a good starting point for you. Continue Reading

Kent’s On The Soul Side compilation gets a CD reissue

by Modculture 11 April, 2018

It is a Kent classic and one a good many of us probably have on vinyl. If you don’t or want a new version, you will soon be able to get On The Soul Side on CD. Continue Reading