Articles tagged mod

Various Artists: Looking Stateside: 80 U.S. R&B, Mod, Soul & Garage Nuggets

A copious collection of '60s deep cuts pulled from the vaults of a diverse and exciting catalog

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The Day the Specials Kicked Their Doc Martens Boots Against the Door

The ska revival kicked to life by the Specials blended previous subcultural styles in their own Cuisinart: Kingston, Jamaica, Mod, Skinhead and Jamaican rude-boy.

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The Truth: A Step in the Right Direction: Singles, Demos, BBC Live (1983-1984)

Mining the R&B/Mod terrain of the early 1980s, the Truth was an attempt to fill a void left by the Jam. A new collection captures the band in its earliest form, doing what it did best back then.

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The Story of the Jam, a Band That Had the Sense to Break up on Time

It's a great time to be a fan of The Jam and this 2015 documentary is but one reason why. Now issued with a full live concert from 1980, you can't lose.

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Nicole Willis and the Soul Investigators: Happiness in Every Style

Entertaining soul outfit hits mark one more time.

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We Aren’t the Mods and Other Sorry Tales of a Fashion Slave

I half-believed that if I went mod with enough gusto, a Lambretta would one day parachute itself onto my driveway. That was in 6th grade. I tried it again, as an adult, still hoping for that Lambretta.

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Out of My Brain on the Train: ‘Quadrophenia’

The Who’s Quadrophenia was always screaming out to be a movie.

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The Who, the Mods, and the Quadrophenia Connection

It may be that Quadrophenia is best digested as a missing socio-cultural link between postwar England and its strife-torn, IRA-fearing '70s.

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Lucky Soul: The Great Unwanted

UK-based Lucky Soul offer more pop songs about the broken-hearted on their debut LP, but these are something truly special. Witness soulful, mod pop at it's best and brightest.

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Exposition Dumps Don't Need Dialogue in 'Virginia'

// Moving Pixels

"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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