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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1st Barcelona R&B Weekend, 8-9 July 2005 by Eneida

Eneida Fever brought her camera to the first Barcelona r'n'b weekender.

The man from UNKLE 1999 by Jonathan

For Jonathan Borgström it all started a dark afternoon in November. He was sitting on the bus when suddenly the mobile phone rang...

Mockney for Mods - how to speak the lingo

Everyone knows that the first language of mods is chirpy “mockney” banter, whether you hail from Mile End or Monte Carlo, Bethnal Green or Boston, Walthamstow or Washington DC. To that end Uppers are supplying this handy guide, and glossary of terms

Beauty and the Boeing

Is that a stylish commercial airliner in your pocket or are you just happy to see me? By Karsten Östlund.

The 60's on the Catwalk: 2003

The fashion designers are at it again, plundering the past. Helen Barrell examines the evidence and finds that it's not all bad news.