Comedy

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Derek – Series 2

I was never a huge fan of Gervais. The Office was undeniable genius but everything after that seemed to be a pale pastiche of his previous character. His stand up I could take or leave, moments of unique hilarity ruined by unnecessary crassness. So when I heard he was going to play a man with [...]

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New Noel Gallagher Album Coming March 2015?

There are rumors spreading in cyberspace that Noel Gallagher will release his next studio album in March 2015 with a full tour in support. If these rumors are to be believed, we could even have two singles released before year end. There’s hardly any corroboration to this story so everything is hearsay at this point but [...]

Jamie Blanchard

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Yorkshire passes Le Tour test with flying colours

The sights, sounds, cyclists and crowds, everything that was geared up to be the 2014 Tour de France opening stage in Yorkshire simply surpassed all expectations. Of course a very traditional French event but as you can see in this video, the crowds in Leeds and along the country roads through to Harrogate brought a [...]

Reviews

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This New Video by Britpop Band James Will Probably Make You Cry

You may want to skip this one if you’re feeling particularly emotionally fragile today. Britpop band James have released a video for their new single “Moving On” that tells a bittersweet story about the circle of life and death. In less than 4 minutes, the video will cause you to feel the universal emotions of [...]

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Britpop Bookshelf: Life by Keith Richards

Keith Richards is one of the best known and respected guitarists of the Brit rock scene. He’s wild, a little strange, sometimes unintelligible, but always interesting. The same can be said of his memoir, Life. In the book, Richards reflects on everything from his early life growing up in a council estate and his love [...]

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The Smiths Singles Retrospective

There have been reissues. There have been repackages. And now it’s time to reevaluate the songs. So, put on your tacky badge, and let’s take a look at the seventeen Smiths singles that were released from 1983 to 1987. In just four short years, the Manchester-based band broke on to the scene — confusing, titillating, [...]

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This New Video by Britpop Band James Will Probably Make You Cry

You may want to skip this one if you’re feeling particularly emotionally fragile today. Britpop band James have released a video for their new single “Moving On” that tells a bittersweet story about the circle of life and death. In less than 4 minutes, the video will cause you to feel the universal emotions of [...]

Travel

Tips for festival season on a budget

Summer, for music lovers, is the time for festivals. However, to make the most of these opportunities, it is often necessary to get by on a low budget. With a little penny-pinching and some forward planning, festival season does not have to break the bank. Getting there and back The most important part of festival [...]

Style File

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Style Profile: Jake Bugg

Young songwriter Jake Bugg is wearing a Bottle Green Stripe Collar Pique Polo in the video “Two Fingers”. Here’s a screen cap below. We’ve written a little about Jake here and are mostly fans. Some songs better than others but on the whole worthwhile. My opinion is i’d like to see what he does on [...]

Mod Monday

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My Rare Britpop/Indie Cd Collection Is For Sale!

Selling lock stock my cd collection of rare britpop and some “indie” cd’s. There are singles, ep’s and albums. All cd’s are burnable and useable condition with cases. I’ve checked twice. I also have these on MP3 if for some reason one doesn’t happen to work. Below is the entire list of 174 cds. Being [...]

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