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Patrick Foisy
Worked at Commission Scolaire de Montreal
Attended Université de Montréal
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The Modzine: A Mod Revival Legacy
Before you had blogs like this one, you had Mod zines. Dedicated Modernists from across the globe spent countless hours, researching, writing, interviewing, editing, distributing and sharing their views of a Mod Mod World. They touched on every aspect of th...
Before you had blogs like this one, you had Mod zines. Dedicated Modernists from across the globe spent countless hours, researching, writing, interviewing, editing, distributing and sharing their views of a Mod Mod World. Th...
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The Most - What Timeless Mod Music Sounds Like
To those of you that still have any doubt that Mod is global, think again. Some of the best bands around these days come from every corner of the globe. Case in point, the Swedish band The Most . With their energetic mix of good ol' Beat and Power Pop and d...
To those of you that still have any doubt that Mod is global, think again. Some of the best bands around these days come from every corner of the globe. Case in point, the Swedish band The Most. With their energetic mix of go...
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Scooters That Never Became Popular With Mods
Although you don't need a scooter to be a Mod, let's not kid ourselves, the scooter is the ultimate Mod symbol. Some of us take as much pride in our ride as we do in our shoes. Since the very start, you would either fall in one of two camps. The Vespa or th...
Although you don't need a scooter to be a Mod, let's not kid ourselves, the scooter is the ultimate Mod symbol. Some of us take as much pride in our ride as we do in our shoes. Since the very start, you would either fall in o...
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The day I was the opening act for Eric Burdon & The Animals
When I was presented with the possibility of being the opening act for Eric Burdon & The Animals, I had to pinch myself. The hard part was going to convince the venue and the management that a couple of DJs on stage could be as entertaining as a live band. ...
When I was presented with the possibility of being the opening act for Eric Burdon & The Animals, I had to pinch myself. The hard part was going to convince the venue and the management that a couple of DJs on stage could be ...
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Profiles Of the best 60s / Mod DJs in North America: Special Edition - Dig Deeper's Mr Robinson
It's not every day that you get to have a DJ of Michael Robinson's caliber at your weekly Mod Club night. Mr Robinson, as he is often referred to, is the type of disc jockey I one day aspire to be. So it was quite the honour to share the turntables with suc...
It's not every day that you get to have a DJ of Michael Robinson's caliber at your weekly Mod Club night. Mr Robinson, as he is often referred to, is the type of disc jockey I one day aspire to be. So it was quite the honour ...
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MODtreal 2014 - A Retrospective
I want to let you in on a little secret. I'm a selfish bastard. One of the reasons why I decided to throw myself in the perilous and time consuming adventure of organizing a Mod Weekender was so that I could have one to attend. In North America, they're not...
I want to let you in on a little secret. I'm a selfish bastard. One of the reasons why I decided to throw myself in the perilous and time consuming adventure of organizing a Mod Weekender was so that I could have one to atten...
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Top 12 Soul & RnB Records About Money
In the sixties, Soul music was the soundtrack of the lives of the American black man and woman. Blues centers around pain, loss and heartache while Soul and RnB touched on a wide variety of themes. Recurring subject matters seemed to be love, sex, relations...
In the sixties, Soul music was the soundtrack of the lives of the American black man and woman. Blues centers around pain, loss and heartache while Soul and RnB touched on a wide variety of themes. Recurring subject matters s...
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I AM a Mod
For the first time since I started this blog, five years ago, I had to scrap a post and start over. The one I just fed to the paper shredder was meant to celebrate the 5th year anniversary of this wonderful adventure. It was pompous, self congratulatory and...
For the first time since I started this blog, five years ago, I had to scrap a post and start over. The one I just fed to the paper shredder was meant to celebrate the 5th year anniversary of this wonderful adventure. It was ...
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This is a story of a Mod who spent the day with 6 beautiful pin-up models: part II
A year ago, I had the pleasure of having professional photographer Simon Laroche rent out my loft for a pin-up photo shoot. You can read all about the experience here . We have since became friends, sharing the same love for flea market finds and collecting...
A year ago, I had the pleasure of having professional photographer Simon Laroche rent out my loft for a pin-up photo shoot. You can read all about the experience here. We have since became friends, sharing the same love for f...
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Profiles Of the best 60s / Mod DJs in North America: Special Edition - Dig Deeper's Mr Robinson
It's not every day that you get to have a DJ of Michael Robinson's caliber at your weekly Mod Club night. Mr Robinson, as he is often referred to, is the type of disc jockey I one day aspire to be. So it was quite the honour to share the turntables with suc...
It's not every day that you get to have a DJ of Michael Robinson's caliber at your weekly Mod Club night. Mr Robinson, as he is often referred to, is the type of disc jockey I one day aspire to be. So it was quite the honour ...
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Profiles Of the best 60s / Mod DJs in North America: Special Edition - Dig Deeper's Mr Robinson
It's not every day that you get to have a DJ of Michael Robinson's caliber at your weekly Mod Club night. Mr Robinson, as he is often referred to, is the type of disc jockey I one day aspire to be. So it was quite the honour to share the turntables with suc...
It's not every day that you get to have a DJ of Michael Robinson's caliber at your weekly Mod Club night. Mr Robinson, as he is often referred to, is the type of disc jockey I one day aspire to be. So it was quite the honour ...
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Memoirs of an original Mod from the sixties
Meet Mike Anderson. Someone who was there at the birth of it all. He has seen it, lived it and continues to perpetuate the ideals of the Mod way of life. I first got in contact with Mike through his Facebook page The Detroit Locker where he sells quality vi...
Meet Mike Anderson. Someone who was there at the birth of it all. He has seen it, lived it and continues to perpetuate the ideals of the Mod way of life. I first got in contact with Mike through his Facebook page The Detroit ...
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