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For the first time since I started this blog, five years ago, I had to scrap a post and start over. The one I just fed to the paper shredder was …

Ocean Colour Scene guitarist quits the band

Ocean Colour Scene guitarist Andy Bennett has revealed he is quitting the band.<p>The Brummie indie rockers are about to embark on a national tour but …

Birmingham, UK

The Pretty Things - Bouquets From A Cloudy Sky

For over fifty years, The Pretty Things have proudly, unapologetically and righteously scorched their own, unique trail through contemporary music. A …

Yardbirds Announce New Lineup and 2015 Tour

The Yardbirds will head back on the road this spring with a new lineup that includes some familiar faces.<p>As fans will recall, the most recent version …

Strypes guitarist guests on Weller's new album

The Strypes guitarist Josh McClorey is among the guests on Paul Weller's new album, <i>Saturn's Pattern</i>, which will be released on Friday May 8.<p>McClorey …

Swinging Time-1966-The Supremes, The Marvellettes and Johnny Tillotson


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The Strypes – A Julien Temple film about the young Irish Band from Co Cavan on BBC Four on Friday 13th March

In the run up to St. Patrick’s Day, BBC Four will air a number of special programmes on the subject of Irish landscape and music.<p><b>Friday 13th March</b> - …

Beware buying Indian Lambrettas & Vespas online

From time to time we receive offers of classic Lambretta and Vespa scooters from suppliers in India, as well as receiving email ‘updates’ from …


Parkasbar presents 'The Union Gap'

OUT OF TIME February 2015 featuring Eddie Piller

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The Parka Avenue - Living as a Mod in the 21st Century blog is celebrating its 5th year anniversary! A huge thank you for your support!

21st Century

Paul Weller Premieres New Video And “Saturns Pattern” Release Info!

Paul Weller’s <b>“Saturns Pattern”</b> will be released on <b>18 May</b> in multiple formats <b>(CD/DVD/Digital/LP)</b>, including deluxe editions with bonus tracks. Check …


The Feed | Merc Clothing

Posted on: 09/11/2017<p>Kidda Records are showcasing two of their acts who have featured on Mercs pages this year on at The Soundhouse in Leicester on …

Carnaby Street

Trailer: The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015)

by Modculture 12 February, 2015<p>The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015)<p>Not usually a fan of big Hollywood epics, but the remake of <b>The Man From U.N.C.L.E. …

Armie Hammer

The Who Maximum R&B framed poster at BHS

by Modculture 12 February, 2015<p>The Who Maximum R&B framed poster at BHS<p>Yes, amazingly, this is available at BHS online – a reproduction of <b>The Who</b> …


Coming soon: Tubby Hayes - A Man In A Hurry

by Modculture 12 February, 2015<p>Coming soon: Tubby Hayes – A Man In A Hurry<p>A treat for the modernists out there who love their jazz – <b>Tubby Hayes – A</b> …


Pub to bring 70s Northern Soul to Stourbridge

NORTHERN Soul is back to reclaim its heyday with a special night at a Stourbridge pub.<p>Karl Parke, who runs The Swan, in Hagley Road, is introducing …

West Midlands


The Circles & The Lambrettas - Cambridge on 30th May

Paul Weller - White Sky

The mystery of Mingering Mike: the soul legend who never existed

When a ‘crate-digger’ found a massive vinyl collection at a flea market, he couldn’t understand how a soul star who’d released over 100 records could just disappear. But the truth turned out to be even stranger. Jon Ronson goes in search of Mingering Mike<p>This story begins with a record collector …

Amy Winehouse

Northern Soul Weekender | Adult Weekends | Special Events | Butlins

<b>Northern Soul Survivors</b><p>The world's biggest Northern Soul event is back with a weekend that is absolutely unmissable for lovers of the genre.<p>We've …



Canterbury News<p>Yesterday, 12:10<p>The universities are looking to the government to help fund 100 medical student places to help address a regional …


Download "Little Boys With Shiny Toys" by Sharon Jones

Tonight, WXPN Welcomes Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings to the Merriam theatre. Last year, Jones released the Grammy-nominated <i>Give The People What They</i> …

Soul Music

Garageville the weekend 2015 4th International Hamburg Beat and Garage Punk Festival

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Out now

Finally – issue 3 of the subculture zine is out now. Another 36 pages of laser printed goodness packed with street style shenanigans. A bunch of …