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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Various Artists - Blue Orleans – Blue Notes From Basin Street (Blue Note/EMI)

Guaranteed to put a smile on your face and your feet in motion. Holy gumbo Batman, it's a top rated compilation! By Karsten Östlund.

The Beatles - Yellow Submarine songtrack (EMI/Apple)

This is how The Beatles should be presented for new audiences - colourful, arty, psychedelic and cool. By Bengt Wallman

Fasten Your Seatbelts: Forty Years of Inflight Style

Some people collect stamps, some people collect records: flight attendant Cliff Muskiet collects air hostess uniforms.

Scene Folk in Civvies: Hipsters Fancy Dress Party 21 December 02

Some Mod-type folk were held at gunpoint, forced into more comfortable gear and subjected to harsh interrogation at the Pleasure Unit towards the end of 2002. Natalie Johnson recorded events

Stella Soul & Jazz Club, Uppsala Sweden, autumn 1999

Pictures from Stella soul & jazz club, Uppsala Sweden. By Maria Hedenskog.