Ten Great Mod Revival Bands You Should Know

In my previous post ‘Six songs that inspired the Mod revival’  I looked at bands from the 60’s that influenced the Mod revival, let’s take a closer look at the bands that were part of the powerful Mod scene from 1979.

The late 1970s Mod revival combined musical and cultural elements of the 1970’s pub rock, punk rock and new wave music genres and had influences from the 1960s Mod and beat music bands such as The Who, Small Faces and The Kinks. Continue reading

Six songs that inspired the Mod Revival

The mod revival was a music genre and subculture that started in England in 1978 and later spread to other countries although to a lesser degree.

The revival’s mainstream popularity was relatively short, although its influence has lasted for decades.

It was partly inspired by the 1979 film Quadrophenia (music composed by The Who) and by mod-influenced bands such as The Jam, Secret Affair, Purple Hearts and The Chords
There was also the influence of course from legends like The Who and The Small Faces who some bands tried to imitate not only in look but also sound. Continue reading

My new radio show ‘Time Warp’ on Sine FM

I’m very excited and honoured to be given the opportunity to have a new show on Sine FM, a radio station based in Doncaster, England.

Who are Sine FM?

Sine FM is an award winning Doncaster radio station and has over 70 presenters who offer an array of different shows every day.

To support the station of course you can listen to their shows and also follow them through social media on their Facebook Group or Twitter. Continue reading