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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Listen to the Smiths’ Pablo Cuckoo Tape

Listen to the Smiths’ Pablo Cuckoo Tape

A new recording of a Smiths rehearsal has surfaced online. The Pablo Cuckoo tape is a 39-minute demo recorded on the floor of Manchester’s Crazy Face, the warehouse owned by Smiths manager Joe Moss, in May 1983. It was recorded for Troy Tate, the original producer of the Smiths, as a sampler of the band’s […]

Listen to the Smiths’ Pablo Cuckoo Tape

A new recording of a Smiths rehearsal has surfaced online. The Pablo Cuckoo tape is a 39-minute demo recorded on the floor of Manchester’s Crazy Face, the warehouse owned by Smiths manager Joe Moss, in May 1983. It was recorded for Troy Tate, the original producer of the Smiths, as a sampler of the band’s […]

Menswear Reacts to Robbie Williams vs. Britpop

Have you been keeping up with Britpopgate 2013? Read our original piece on this debacle for a refresher. Last night, I posted my favorite reactions from Britpop stars to Robbie Williams’ tirade. Some of the bands were name checked on Robbie’s blog, others not. Today, Menswear’s lead singer Johnny Dean and drummer Matt Everitt have […]

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Reactions To Robbie Williams vs. Britpop

Earlier today, we covered what some have dubbed “Suedegate 2013” – an attack on ’90s indie bands (mostly Britpop groups) by Robbie Williams sparked by a comment by Suede’s Brett Anderson taken entirely out of context by the top-notch journalists at the Sun. Here I have compiled my favorite tweets from Britpop stars in reaction […]

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