Mod Scene Weekly
Follow
Find
292.0K views | +16 today
 
Scoop.it!

Featured Albums on the Mod Generation

Featured Albums on the Mod Generation | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Featured Albums | Where mods of all generations get together to swap stories, share photos and videos, and keep up to date on the latest mod events and sounds
more...
No comment yet.
Mod Scene Weekly
All the latest mod-related news, articles, blog posts, videos and photos.                                                                                                      Dont miss our weekly publication: http://modsceneweekly.co.uk
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scoop.it!

Psych of the South: The Mercenaries' 'Things Found Here' - Arkansas Times

Psych of the South: The Mercenaries' 'Things Found Here' - Arkansas Times | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Recently, a trove of band business cards from the golden era of Arkansas garage bands was discovered and put on eBay. I was able to purchase some of them, including one by a little known 1960s garage band from Little Rock named The Mercenaries.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Psych of the South: The Mercenaries' 'Things Found Here'

Psych of the South: The Mercenaries' 'Things Found Here' | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Recently, a trove of band business cards from the golden era of Arkansas garage bands was discovered and put on eBay. I was able to purchase some of them, including one by a little known 1960s garage band from Little Rock named The Mercenaries. Their record, on the cult favorite MY records label based in Little Rock, was released in early 1967. Their songs, including the atmospheric and heavy “Things Found Here” along with the psychedelic tinged “Take It All” are obscure even by garage rock standards. They were not featured on the 1999 Butler Center MY records compilation and their story has not been told before
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Mystery Vespa riders deliver Christmas cards with $100 cash inside

Mystery Vespa riders deliver Christmas cards with $100 cash inside | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Two good Samaritans buzzed into the Auckland Zoo carpark on a Vespa at the weekend, randomly handing out Christmas cards containing $100 apiece.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Singer Joe Cocker Dies at 70

Singer Joe Cocker Dies at 70 | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
British vocalist Joe Cocker, whose blues-drenched, unfettered performances made him one of the most distinctive rock singers of the late '60s and early '70s, died Dec. 22 in Colorado. He was 70 and...
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Mark Kermode reviews Northern Soul

Mark kermode reviews Northern Soul. The film tells the tale of two Northern boys whose worlds are changed forever when they discover black American soul musi...
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Lincoln pensioner decorates his scooter for Christmas in memory of his wife - Lincolnshire Echo

Lincoln pensioner decorates his scooter for Christmas in memory of his wife - Lincolnshire Echo | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Leukaemia patient Barrie Hall, 72, has decorated his mobility scooter with Christmas lights, a Santa suit and other festive additions in tribute to his late wife.


He has been attracting...
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

We are the Mods! CHRISTMAS SPECIAL- Deck the Halls with Lamps and Mirrors!

We are the Mods! CHRISTMAS SPECIAL- Deck the Halls with Lamps and Mirrors! | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Deck the Halls with Lamps and Mirrors and get those Tonic suits roasting on an open fire! It's The annual We are the Mods! office Christmas party! Warren Peace (the 'Man with the Mistletoe Belt') returns with co-hosts, Jingle BELL BOY Jonny Owen and everyone' favorite HO HO HO, DJ Penny Lane to once again stuff your stockings full of scooters, style, soul and scotch (not the cheap plonk either!). It's the last show of 2014 and in keeping with that holiday tradition…it's a BIG ONE!

Joining us as our SPECIAL GUEST as we pop the Christmas bubbly, coming off fresh from his tour with the Specials, the LEGEND that is Mr. STEVE CRADOCK!

PLUS- We give you and EXCLUSIVE FIRST LISTEN to tracks from the about to be released EP 'Take No Prisoners' by the legendary Russian Mod Mega-stars THE RIOTS! Lead singer Sasha Bolotov is calling live from Moscow, giving us a sneak preview of the tunes for the first time ANYWHERE ON RADIO!

Then- In between copious amounts of whiskey, brandy and egg nog, we'll be spread...
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

The Coolest Rock Concert In Kansas City You Never Knew About

The Coolest Rock Concert In Kansas City You Never Knew About | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
There have been plenty of huge and even historic rock concerts in Kansas City: The Beatles at Municipal Stadium in 1964; the kick off of Michael Jackson’s
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

If you listen to one thing this week: The Jam reissue

If you listen to one thing this week: The Jam reissue | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
The album of the week is the latest in a long list of seasonal reissues - The Jam: Setting Sons Super Deluxe Edition.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Danny Lyon's Unseen Photos Of NYC Subway Riders In The '60s - Co.Design

Danny Lyon's Unseen Photos Of NYC Subway Riders In The '60s - Co.Design | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Legendary photographer Danny Lyon's photographs of commuters in the '60s are on view for the first time at a Brooklyn subway station.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Northern Soul fans in a spin over sale of rare record - BBC News

Northern Soul fans in a spin over sale of rare record - BBC News | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Northern Soul collectors dig deep as the 'rarest record in the world', Darrell Banks' classic Open The Door To Your Heart, is auctioned online.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Iron Butterfly Reforming With Ron Bushy, Mike Pinera and Doug Ingle, Jr. - VVN Music

Iron Butterfly Reforming With Ron Bushy, Mike Pinera and Doug Ingle, Jr. - VVN Music | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it

Iron Butterfly Reforming With Ron Bushy, Mike Pinera and Doug Ingle, Jr. 11:44 AM Iron Butterfly, Rock 1 comment.

more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Warning to Vespa PX owners - Scootering Magazine

Warning to Vespa PX owners - Scootering Magazine | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
The London grapevine reveals some disturbing news of regular thefts of classic geared Vespas, mainly PX models, old and new.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Modcast #317: Mr. Suave's Christmas Office Party

Modcast #317: Mr. Suave's Christmas Office Party | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Well, here it is the second seasonal modcast this year! Joining me is Ken from The Shingles to help sort through a bunch of really cool Christmas tracks. Merry Christmas mods!
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

NORTHERN SOUL - THE CASINO YEARS 1973 TO 1975 (Part Three)

Well after last weekend’s mega-session, it turned out that all though my 10 hours worth of podcasts were pretty representative of “The Wigan Years”, because my criteria was to play them off vinyl, that meant loads of great records had to be missed...
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Holiday Lambretta

Holiday Lambretta (Lambretta Promo Film). These cine films came via the LCGB vaults & Kev Walsh but were originally part of the Mike Karslake Collection.
more...
Captain Penny's curator insight, December 21, 3:46 PM

 

Although it has some Christmas in it (this film is not necessarily about Christmas per se), it is a really good film about touring the world via scooter on holiday, and given that Christmas is a holiday I think you'll probably enjoy it.

 

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year,

 

r-echelberger2

Scoop.it!

Out now: Groovy Jazz Organ three-CD box set

Out now: Groovy Jazz Organ three-CD box set | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Groovy Jazz Organ three-CD box set
Didn’t notice this one sneaking out, but the Groovy Jazz Organ three-CD box set is now on the shelves, following that (now) well-worn pattern of a lot of tracks for not a lot of money.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Mod classic reissues on 45 at Jazzman

Mod classic reissues on 45 at Jazzman | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Mod classic reissues on 45 at Jazzman
Just seen these on the latest Jazzman mailout, a couple of mod-friendly reissues at a fraction of the price that these would command as originals.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

2014 Don Davis and Deon Jackson by Rob Moss - Soul Articles - Articles

2014 Don Davis and Deon Jackson by Rob Moss - Soul Articles - Articles | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
L to R Don Davis, Bob Babbitt and Dennis Coffey at Theme Productions c 1966(Courtesy of Edward and Sue Wolfrum 2014 All rights reserved)Sadly, 2014 will probably be best remembered for the release of a film rather than the passing of two of the...
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

HERE IS BARBARA LYNN (1968)

HERE IS BARBARA LYNN (1968) | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
After hitting big with the smoky "You'll Lose A Good Thing" in 1962 and having the Stones famously cover her "Oh Baby (We Got A Good Thing Going") in 1964, Texan singer, songwriter and guitarist Barbara Lynn signed to Atlantic Records where they...
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Ice Cream Man Power Pop and More radio show #63

Ice Cream Man Power Pop and More radio show #63 | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
#63 The Small Faces - Grow Your Own  (Small Faces LP)The Small Faces - Afterglow (Ogdens Nut Gone Flake LP)The Small Faces - Come On Children (Small Faces LP)Peter And The Penguins - She Took Me By Surprise (How To Choose A Sweetheart LP)The Pixies...
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Weller's new album likely for Spring 2015 release

Weller's new album likely for Spring 2015 release | Mod Scene Weekly | Scoop.it
Paul Weller's next R 'n B-flavoured album - his first since 2010 - will likely feature 12 new songs and will be released on Parlophone, the label which has an almost iconic status through its associations with The Beatles.
more...
No comment yet.