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 […]

Maria Esposito

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Blur Reveals ‘The Magic Whip,’ First Album in 12 Years

Britpop fans woke up to a surprise today when Blur‘s official sites dropped a trio of bombshells across social media. The band, who had previously hinted that unreleased material would never surface, announced their plans to release The Magic Whip, their first album in twelve years. ‘We’ve made a new record,’ frontman Damon Albarn revealed […]

Jessica Blanchard

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Stop Everything You’re Doing and Stream the New Noel Gallagher Album

Noel Gallagher’s new album with his High Flying Birds, Chasing Yesterday, is due out on March 2. But you’re in for a treat because you can stream the entire album over at iTunes radio for free in advance of the release date. We will reserve comment until the album is officially released next week, but […]

Jamie Blanchard

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Discover classic Britpop videos with Virgin Media

We often think of iconic music videos as a feature of the more modern era of the music industry, with glitzy big-budget productions from American pop stars coming to mind. But since the rise of the music video in the 1980s, there are actually a load of classic tunes with some great visuals that you […]

Reviews

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7 Songs To Ruin Your New Year’s Eve Mood

New Year’s Eve is always identical with either drunken hours with your best mate or warm BBQ party with family, or anything else related with togetherness involving people you love and booze flowing endlessly. Too mainstream? OK, here’s one edgy way to enjoy NYE in a different way, lay in bed, put the lights out […]

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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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7 Songs To Ruin Your New Year’s Eve Mood

New Year’s Eve is always identical with either drunken hours with your best mate or warm BBQ party with family, or anything else related with togetherness involving people you love and booze flowing endlessly. Too mainstream? OK, here’s one edgy way to enjoy NYE in a different way, lay in bed, put the lights out […]

Travel

Three ways to relieve the boredom at an airport

  Image by Robert S. Donovan  How many times have you been waiting for a flight and had that sinking feeling when you see that your flight has been delayed? Catching a plane these days always involves long periods of waiting – even if your flight is on time, you have to get to the […]

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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Mod Monday: Mod on a Budget

We all know money can be tight sometimes, but don’t let that keep you from looking fab-u-lous. It’s a fact that all women love to look great and naturally love a bargain. Luckily for you reading this, I’ve done the heavy lifting (or heavy typing) and scoured the web for some snazzy, gorgeous and ultimately […]

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