About the Book
Since 2008, Chris Newton has been quietly documenting the current Mod and Ska scenes in inner city Sydney, as they are into the 21st century.
Chris Newton is a photographer, musician and writer from Sydney, Australia. He is currently a member of several bands, including Chris and the Moon Rocket and The Smart Folk, and has been an amateur photographer for more than 20 years. In 2012 he released his first Blurb book, through his own Chris Is The Modern World publishing venture, and also runs his own recording label Portable Hole Recordings, for his musical projects. Most recently he is working on book releases on behalf his late father Peter J.F. Newton and PNIN Press Balmain, as well as his own poetry, fiction and photography books.