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Monthly Archives: April 2014

What Britpop Means to Me

As we’ve written, this year marks (what is generally accepted as) the 20th anniversary of the greatest music genre of our lifetime. Happy birthday Britpop! It’s certainly made a difference in my life, as I’m sure it has for you. Growing up in the 90s amid a soundtrack of Oasis, Blur, Pulp, Verve, Stone Roses, […]

Friday Flashback: Cornerstone by Arctic Monkeys

It’s been a while since I’ve professed my love for the song “Cornerstone” by Arctic Monkeys, so I think we’re due. Not only do I think this is one of the band’s best and most timeless, the video is pretty freaking adorable. I love the simplicity of the video — bare wall, single fixed camera, […]

The BBC Celebrate 20 Years Of Britpop

April marks the twentieth anniversary of Blur’s Parklife, a milestone that will multiply over the coming months. Soon, we will be celebrating Oasis’ Definitely Maybe and Suede’s masterpiece, Dog Man Star. Do you remember the first time you heard Pulp’s ‘Do You Remember The First Time?’ or made a connection with Elastica’s ‘Connection?’ That’s right, […]

Record Store Day 2014’s Best Bets

It’s that time of year again: the unveiling of this year’s delights for Record Store Day. Check out the full list of releases on the US and UK sites, or scroll down for our list of the best picks. We’ll see you at your local shops on April 19th! 1. Damon Albarn – Hollow Ponds […]

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