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The Vauxhalls: New Short Film Captures the Essence of Brit Rock

The Vauxhalls: New Short Film Captures the Essence of Brit Rock

Today sees the release of a new short film about self-expression through fashion, attitude, and — most of all — rock ‘n roll. The Vauxhalls, starring gorgeous British model Abbey Clancy, tells the story of fictional band The Vauxhalls as they get ready for a late-night London gig. The camera artfully follows Abbey as she prepares for […]

Let’s Listen to the New Noel Gallagher Track ‘In The Heat Of The Moment’

It’s Noel Gallagher Day here at BPN. We can’t contain our excitement about the weekend’s news that Noel Gallagher will release a new album in March 2015 with a supporting tour. Let’s listen to the official audio of the new single In The Heat Of The Moment, which will be released 17 November 2015. First impression? It’s super […]

Noel Gallagher: New Album and Tour!!!!

Let’s all celebrate because the rumors we’ve been hearing are true! Noel Gallagher and his High Flying Birds are back with a new album and support tour early next year. The album, called Chasing Yesterday, will be released on Sour Mash Records Mar. 3, 2015. Not soon enough! In Noel’s recent Facebook Q&A, he noted how you […]

Friday Flashback: If I Had a Gun by Noel Gallagher

For today’s Friday Flashback, we turn to 2011 for Noel Gallagher‘s “If I Had a Gun” (from his self-titled debut album Noel Gallahger’s High Flying Birds).  Noel calls the song “emotionally uplifting and up there with the best I’ve [written].” I think the video is a hilarious mix of being charming and cheesy and the best […]

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Arctic Monkeys Alleged Tax Evasion? Let’s Listen to Songs About Money

There’s some buzz going around that Arctic Monkeys, among other Brit celebs, have allegedly been involved in a controversial tax evasion scheme. According to the Times, “George Michael, four members of Arctic Monkeys, Sir Michael Caine … are among more than 1,600 people who tried to shelter £1.2 billion through one of Britain’s most aggressive tax avoidance […]

Best Britpop Guitar Moments

Here is a list I can get behind. Music Radar put together a list of 13 Best Britpop Guitar Moments and I have to say that it’s a really good list. Normally I find myself disagreeing with others’ “best of” lists because they are so subjective. These best of Britpop lists also always tend to […]

The Winning Holiday

The winning holiday When we go away we want to be treated, pampered, looked after, basically we want someone else to do everything for us. And while most hotels treat you like royalty they are incomparable to the luxury offered by casinos. Not only do casinos offer some of the best hotels in the world […]

Escaping the World Cup Songs

Believe it or not but football and music are very much entwined, especially here in Britain. Every time the World Cup is on we get treated to an array of questionable singles that are all meant to inspire the national side. This year we have Gary Barlow, Gary Lineker and Katy B’s sickly “Greatest Day”. […]