London Mods, Soho 1985. Photo kind permission of Paul Hallam.
Specialist Sections Included Within The Mod & Soul Articles Section
This section of the site is made up of articles and posts related to Mod subculture and Soul music. It is divided into the following sections :
This section includes posts of some chosen musical artists. These artists being those whose music personally appeals to me. It concentrates mainly on the genres of Mod, Soul and early RnB music.
Books and Literature
Covering three areas, the books section is divided into the following :
- Kitchen Sink Realism / Social Realism authors and books
- Mod books and literature
- Soul books and literature
These posts discuss 1960s cinema. However a strong emphasis includes the discussion of Kitchen Sink drama. These films, adapted from novels and plays which address domestic situations within post-war Britain during the late 1950s and 1960s.
Fashion, Designers and Clothing
This section outlines the basics of clothing that influence the Mod style of both the male and Mod female. In addition it includes posts on some designers. Those that have and continue to influence the style of Mod clothing. This applies to not only the first generation of Mods in the 1960s. It also equally applies to those future generations to the current day.
Guest Posts and Interviews
Featured interviews from those that contribute to the Mod and Soul communities.
Memories and Nostalgia
Largely revisiting some of my memories which I experienced whilst a Mod girl in the 1980s. Posts include music, personal photographs, flyers and tickets. Also included are chosen other pieces from my personal collection of memorabilia. In addition it also touches upon aspects of the Mod lifestyle in the 1960s as well as the current day.
Mixcloud, SoundCloud And Online Radio
This section of posts provides links to Mixcloud uploads and channels. In addition also to some SoundCloud shows and online radio shows. Those which are some of my personal favourites. These concentrate on Mod, 60s Soul, Northern Soul as well as early and vintage RnB genres of music.
Dedicated to specific events that I and others have attended.
Videos that I personally like on external sites regarding mod subculture as well as soul.