Undoubtedly the internet has revolutionized communications across the globe. However, even with fingertip technology until January 2015 a consistent and reliable internet radio station was unobtainable.
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Putting together a book on Modernism seems to be the thing to do at the moment, with varying degrees of success.
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Garry Bushell's 2012 publication "Time for Action" is a collection of reviews, articles and interviews penned by the author based on his coverage of the Mod Revival (or Renewal as Bushell called it) for the rock press between 1978-81.
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Tuesday, 11 September 2012 16:09

Secret Affair – Soho Dreams – I-Spy Records

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Ian Page and Dave Cairns release the first new Secret Affair album since 1982. 10 years on from their reformation and 30 years from their last album, it really is business as usual for Secret Affair as they return with a long awaited new album. The album kicks off with the title track Soho Dreams, a slow burner that builds and pulls you in, paving the way nicely for Walk Away, all punchy brass, smouldering Hammond and that signature Premier drum sound over a great hook.
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Every once in a while an album lands in my lap that becomes a travel companion and the theme tune to a stage in my life, but it's a rare thing.

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Thursday, 29 December 2011 11:01

Mod Revival From Sounds August 1979

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August 1979, just six months on from the happy hectic birth of New Mod as a bona fide movement and we’ve got a different animal on our hands. Six months on and mod fills the London clubs, all the major groups have singles in the pipeline, Lyndall Hobbs imports poseurs for her ‘mod documentary’, the first official Mod single ‘You Need Wheels’ is appalling and has undeservedly charted,
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Sunday, 18 December 2011 14:27

Ian Page of Secret Affair

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The sweat drenched kid moves his body in time to the powerful rhythm of the band. He sings in unison with the crowd, as the enigmatic beautiful lead singer mesmerizes the audience with his soulful voice. The handsome and smart guitarist sets the people on fire with Fender guitar.

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