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Record Reviews – Sept 2014 (Part 1)

Record Reviews – Sept 2014 (Part 1) | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Big Boss Man
Last Man On Earth – Album
It’s been four years since we last saw a new release from Big Boss Man (BBM). Happily, it was well worth the wait.
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Brighton Mod Weekend 2014

Brighton Mod Weekend 2014 | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Dominic Hinde Photo has added a photo to the pool:
You can see my video here : www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYJhMDrKVuI
© Dominic Hinde
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Houston gets its own groovy 1960s festival: Vintage Market to take everyone ... - CultureMap Houston

Houston gets its own groovy 1960s festival: Vintage Market to take everyone ... - CultureMap Houston | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Houston Vintage 2014. The Houston Vintage 2014 theme is all about the mod 60s. Photo Courtesy Houston Vintage.
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Amen

Amen | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
AMEN CORNER-High In The Sky/Run, Run, Run U.S. Deram 45-7521 1968
Today's topic was Cardiff, Wales favorite sons Amen Corner's fourth U.S. 45 release issued in October 1968 . It was released previously in July in the U.K.
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Paul Weller plans Motown record - TV3 Xposé Entertainment

Paul Weller plans Motown record - TV3 Xposé Entertainment | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Paul Weller is recording a Motown album.
The 'Going Underground' hitmaker is currently in the studio working on the follow-up to 2012's 'Sonik Kicks' and says the record - which will be released in March or April next year - has a very different sound.
He admitted: ''It's a bit more kind of R&B -- maybe I'm talking about old R&B.
''[More Motown], something like The Four Tops or...
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Oh You Pretty Things: The Story of Music and Fashion, 1. Tribes

Oh You Pretty Things: The Story of Music and Fashion, 1. Tribes | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
The '60s saw the Small Faces, Cilla Black, the Beatles and the Stones all embrace fashion.
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InCrowd Spring Run.....Sept 2014

InCrowd Spring Run.....Sept 2014 | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
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'Northern Soul' To Rewrite "Embarrassing" Representation of the Scene [Trailer] - Contactmusic.com

'Northern Soul' To Rewrite "Embarrassing" Representation of the Scene [Trailer] - Contactmusic.com | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Contactmusic.com 'Northern Soul' To Rewrite "Embarrassing" Representation of the Scene [Trailer] Contactmusic.com "Most things that have represented Northern Soul in the media, whether documentary or fiction, have been an embarrassment for us,"...
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Дух Италии на улицах Лондона / Фото дня / Моя Планета

Дух Италии на улицах Лондона / Фото дня / Моя Планета | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it

Молодые люди из Mod Generation направляются в Северный Лондон на открытие мемориальной доски, посвященной Питу Куэйфу из The Kinks. Фриз-стрит, Лондон, Великобритания.

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MEMORY LANE: Grantham’s scooter club was the best in Lincolnshire

MEMORY LANE: Grantham’s scooter club was the best in Lincolnshire | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Members of Grantham Scooter Club returned home from the first annual North Lincolnshire Scooter Rally at Winterton as overall winners in 1964.
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Mods and rockers get together on Hunstanton's Green - Lynn News

Mods and rockers get together on Hunstanton's Green - Lynn News | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
The mods and rockers raised £104 from bucket shaking and from the sale of T-shirts and rally patches the group raised £669.76, making a total of £773.76.
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THE JELLY ROLL CLUB

THE JELLY ROLL CLUB | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
JELLY ROLL is back on Saturday 11th October with the last one for the year. Thanks to everyone who have supported this club over the years and who have helped to develope this night into what it is today.
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Ska Crowd Funding: Rhoda Dakar of The Bodysnatchers!

Ska Crowd Funding: Rhoda Dakar of The Bodysnatchers! | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Rhoda Dakar demonstrating her moves.Here's an interesting ska crowd funding project that we're planning to support! In recognition and celebration of The Bodysnatchers' 35th(!
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The Wicked Whispers (Newbreed)

The Wicked Whispers (Newbreed) | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Newbreed4Band Members: Mike  Murphy (Vocals/Guitars) Toby Virgo (Bass/Backing Vocals) Steven Penn (Organist) Andy Smith (Guitars) Nathan Sayer (Drums) Discography: 2011 – EP ‘The Dark Delights of the Wicked...
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MODtreal 2014 - A Retrospective - Parka Avenue

MODtreal 2014 - A Retrospective - Parka Avenue | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
I want to let you in on a little secret. I'm a selfish bastard. One of the reasons why I decided to throw myself in the perilous and time consuming adventure of organizing a Mod Weekender was so that I could have one to attend.
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Jaguars Scooter Club rolls into its thirties with style - Calgary Herald

Jaguars Scooter Club rolls into its thirties with style - Calgary Herald | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
The Jaguars club was started in 1984 by three Calgary friends, all formerly of the U.K., who sought a community of like-minded vintage Vespa- and Lambretta-riders...
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CROSSFIRE ALLNIGHTER IS BACK!

CROSSFIRE ALLNIGHTER IS BACK! | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
This hotly anticipated club night that started life back in 2001 bringing together all the different elements of the London 60s music scene for a big night of pure vintage underground partying.
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How to dance to northern soul - The Guardian

How to dance to northern soul - The Guardian | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
The Guardian How to dance to northern soul The Guardian “How about,” I say to my northern soul dance instructor, Sharon Sullivan, “I miss out the tricky shuffle part of this dance step you're trying to show me and just slide my foot along the floor...
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Singer Mary Wilson takes fresh approach to classics of Motown

Singer Mary Wilson takes fresh approach to classics of Motown | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
A pioneer of the Motown sound and image, Mary Wilson recalls the social divides that her music helped bridge in concerts decades ago — a time when stylish black female vocalists didn’t yet occupy the mainstream spotlight. “Many of the audiences outside Detroit were segregated,” said Wilson, a founding member of the Supremes (Baby Love, You Can’t Hurry Love). “You would go to these shows in the South — blacks on one side, whites on the other.” Then the women began to sing.
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Mod Weekend will be a far from Secret Affair

Mod Weekend will be a far from Secret Affair | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Now is the time for action – Secret Affair are revving up their Lambrettas and ironing their Ben Sherman shirts ahead of this month’s Ribble Valley Mod and Soul Weekender.
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Reissued: The Italian Job soundtrack on limited edition vinyl

Reissued: The Italian Job soundtrack on limited edition vinyl | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Reissued: The Italian Job soundtrack on limited edition vinyl
The soundtrack to The Italian Job by Quincy Jones has been reissued from today on limited edition vinyl via Universal.
That’s probably the selling point here – it’s on vinyl.
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The Kinks' musical Sunny Afternoon at West End's Harold Pinter Theatre extends booking to 31 Jan 2015

The Kinks' musical Sunny Afternoon at West End's Harold Pinter Theatre extends booking to 31 Jan 2015 | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
The Kinks' musical Sunny Afternoon at West End's Harold Pinter Theatre extends booking to 31 Jan 2015
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Bowie writes sleeve notes for Kinks retrospective - David Bowie Official Blog

Bowie writes sleeve notes for Kinks retrospective - David Bowie Official Blog | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it

In my life I've never stopped to worry about a thing”
 
Due next month (October 14th) via Legacy Recordings in North America, is the 48-track compilation, The Essential Kinks, released in celebration of 50 years of Kinkdom.


David Bowie has written the sleeve notes for the 2 CD set

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Kent CD - Brent - Superb 60s Soul Sounds

Kent CD - Brent - Superb 60s Soul Sounds | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Brent - Superb 60s Soul Sides Various ArtistsCDKEND 420Released Aug 2014Bob Shad was veteran of the music industry having worked for majors as well as independent record labels, recording many Jazz, Blues and R&B greats along the way.
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Barraloadasoul

Barraloadasoul | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it

Barraloadasoul was a one of a kind event held at the famous Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom. The event brought the old ballroom back to life as a dance venue and was put together by Stephen Liddle of Somethins Kookin radio show. Filming was undertaken by AfroMic Productions.

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