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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The Purple Hearts - Beat That plus 4 (Captain Mod/Oi Records)

Delicious slices of '79 mod that retain it's 60's roots with touches of punky aggression. Bill Luther reviews a record that has aged quite well.

IMMEDIATE! Friday, 2 January, Philadelphia, PA, USA

A jam-packed Silk City Lounge served as the backdrop for the latest 1960's-themed night out in swinging Philadelphia. Uppers friend and party host, Jason Rollins, snapped a few photos for your perusal.

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.

The How live at Dance Craze @ Club Buddah, 2001

Uppers contributor in Nagoya, Japan sent us these pictures. Most of them taken at a gig by The How on the 7th of December 2001

Various Artists - Koolit (Harmless HURTLP 033)

A melting pot of Latino rhythms and cool soul, jazz and funk. Richard Karström says "compre éste".