The magazine for modernists 


Detail is a new print publication dedicated to offering a more in-depth look at all things modernist - including style, culture, music and the heritage of the mod movement.

There will be regular contributions from some of the most passionate exponents of the mod ethos, including author and DJ Paul 'Smiler' Anderson, poet, and writer Jason Disley, author and musician Graham Lentz, author and publisher Jason Brummell, DJ and owner of Acid Jazz Records Eddie Piller and comedian and author Ian Moore.

The first issue of Detail magazine was published in September 2020 and within a few weeks was sold out and the second issue of Detail is scheduled for March 2021

The Team

Detail magazine is brought to you by the combined talents of the people behind Suit Yourself Modernist Culture and the book Welsh Mod: Our Story. 

Cris Davies and Alan Saunders are the founders and directors of Suit Yourself Modernist Culture, which since launching in 2016 has become a major force in the mod scene. The Suit Yourself brand includes events such as the Bristol Modernist Weekender, Suit Yourself Records and Suit Yourself Artist Management. Cris and Alan are now working with journalist and author of Welsh Mod: Our Story, Claire Mahoney and designer Kevin Bridgeman who run Dovetail Communications. Between them they have over 30 years of magazine publishing experience which they will bring to the project.

Claire will edit and commission articles for the magazine is a journalist, editor and broadcaster. She has written extensively about the mod scene for modculture.com and newuntouchables.com. She has also made regular appearances on BBC Radio Wales to speak about The Jam, Paul Weller, Mod and 60s soul music.