Mod

The phrase ‘Mod’ is not a particularly useful one musically, it is however a word that best describes the youth movement and ensuing sub-culture of the mid-60’s, whereby young teenagers would don smart suits and dresses to escape working class stereotypes regarding fashion whilst listening to raw and raucous R&B / Soul influences (in contrast to the stronger Blues influences of their Rocker contemporaries). Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: The Style Council

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  • Nazipunk1488

    All mods suck dicks ;-)

    Friday evening
  • Radiohead1954

    Bit of both

    July 2013
  • penquinharp

    r u a mod or a rocker????? I'm a Mocker [im a mrocker]

    August 2012
  • nachobemol

    classy

    August 2012
  • wayney56

    it was originally about jazz,soul jazz, the late 50's modernists and now just listen to acid jazz and deep funk soul to find the r&b roots of mod...groovy!

    March 2012
  • Ariues

    i often wonder why r&b is the one genre of music never developed by the british but much of it is called mod i guess apparently. ive just overlooked it cuz when i heared the term 'mod' not knowing what it meant i didnt associate it with r&b. now i do.

    December 2011
  • metawirt

    Exactly, promisedeyes!

    November 2011
  • promisedeyes

    Screw you guys, mod IS particularly useful: to find great music with

    November 2011
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