MOD SCENE WEEKLY issue 43

By Mod Scene Weekly | online magazine for the society of cool

Motown composers Holland-Dozier-Holland getting a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced Feb. 2 that Motown Records songwriters and producers Holland-Dozier-Holland will be honored with the …

Motown

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From The Jam - "Sound Affects" - 35th Anniversary Tour

The Circles back for 2015 gigs

There is now an official FB page for 79 Mod Revival band 'The Circles' (see URL address below).<p>The band will be doing a number of gigs in 2015, …

Mods will ride out to raise cash for cancer charity

A SCOOTER ride by a fleet of mods looks set to raise cash for young people with cancer next month.<p>The Scooter Ride Out, organised by March of The …

The Spitfires Stand Down/Career Opportunities

Home England Indie Mod Music Review UK The Spitfires Stand Down/Career Opportunities<p>David Pottinger England, Indie, Mod, Music, Review, UK<p>Punchy, …

Was Yesterday's Motown Music Better Than Today's Rap?

Lambretta Pacemaker

We came across this old advert for the Lambretta Pacemaker recently, in a 1960s British scooter magazine.<p>Apart from being a great period advert and …

The Avengers: Emma Peel & The Kinks

BBC Radio 6 Music - Don Letts' Culture Clash Radio, Crucial Vinyl: The Jam - All Mod Cons

Don selects the Jam's 1978 classic All Mod Cons as his Crucial Vinyl this week. Don admits that he came late to this album, as, back in the punk days, the band, in their mod suits, were considered outsiders.<p>Don says, "Now I discovered this album late - way late. It was only after I was asked to …

Guitar

The Lovers Key - Who's The One You Love?

Classic Ride Out

Dig the New Breed: The Best New Bands Hitting the Scene Pt.2

First off I'd like to say thank you so much for the unbelievable response to part 1 of this series. It means a lot to see my writing get that much …

Irvine band unveil details of their follow-up EP and UK tour

Soldier On are in the process of finishing off their next record and frontman Jordan Bastock says it could catch a lot of people out.<p>An Irvine band …

Scott Fraser Simpson of S.F.C. filmed by Dominic Hinde.

A little while back I met up with a young guy (younger than I am!) called Dominic Hinde. He asked me if it was possible for him to take a few shots …

BLOOD AND CARPET (2015)

Annie Burkin as Ruby in Blood and Carpet<p>Set in a mostly unswinging East London, Blood and Carpet is a new black and white kitchen-sink 60s B-movie …

EuroVespa 85 - Vespa World Days 2015

EuroVespa 1985 programme cover.<p>Back in 2006, the annual EuroVespa rally became World Vespa Days, part of Piaggio’s Vespa World Club, but for many it …

More U.K. Obscurities On U.S. Labels: Georgie Fame's Last Imperial Single

<b>GEORGIE FAME and the BLUE FLAMES-Last Night/Funny How Time Slips Away U.S. Imperial 66299 1968</b><p>By the time Imperial records launched these leftover …

Pretty Green March Of The Mods Campaign

An Exclusive Look At Pretty Green’s SS15 campaign<p>Liam Gallagher’s fashion line Pretty Green continues to look to the sixties for inspiration, …

50th Anniversary of The Small Faces at The Ruskin Arms

Spring 1965 saw the creation of one of the most influential bands of the sixties, The Small Faces. Early rehearsals and gigs were at The Ruskin …

Solid Soul Sensations - Ian Levine's Twenty Fifth Northern Soul Podcast

It's February 2015. It's been cold and snowing. But each time I hear a new undiscovered gem I still get the old proverbial goosebumps, and I am …