Mod today means many things to many people. To those of us in the Uppers organization, it amounts to a striving for the best - in fashion, in music, in life - in everything. That's what we like, that's what we write about - and that's what you'll find on this site.


The Q release debut ep

“Issues” is the debut EP from The Q, a mod revival band from Gloucestershire UK.

Spotlight on The Perceptions

A long harboured dream comes true for ex-JTQ members. Read on!

Trummor & Orgel feat Magnus Carlson - Somebody stole my thunder

Brand new, good for you! Investigate!

Die Profis: Neue Sensationen und alte Geheimnisse CD

Die Profis came from Düsseldorf and released an album back in 1982. Now it's finally available on cd. Read on.

Various Artists - The Godfather's R&B (BGP)

Mike Travis checks out the early production work of James Brown
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A bunch of 45's, July 2005

It's that time again, where we sum up some of the latest vinyl 45s.

Hipshaker weekend @ IOW 2003

During 22-24 August the Hipshaker Weekend of 2003 @ Isle of Wight was held. Between his dj sets, Dave Clark took these pictures.

The days of xerox and Letraset: London

Mod could perhaps be to always strive to do the utmost with whatever you have at hand. These flyers were done way before every Tom, Dick and Harry became Photoshop experts and could afford to print glossy flyers in colour (nothing wrong with that btw). From the collection of Lee Miller.
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Mondo Exotica by Francesco Adinolfi (Einaudi)

Is there no end to this Italian Lounge madness? Maybe not, but one man has attempted a definitive summary with his Mondo Exotica book - our intrepid Italian correspondent reviews.

Record Envelope - the little library of factory sleeves

Check out the Record Envelope blog, where artist Kavel Rafferty has something up her sleeve.