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Noel Gallagher wants to make a record with Richard Ashcroft

An Oasis fan/news site, Stop Crying Your Heart Out, has reported on comments Noel Gallagher allegedly made in NME recently. “I haven’t seen Richard for ages, but whatever he’s doing I hope he’s making a record,” Gallagher is quoted as saying about former Verve front man Richard Ashcroft. “I don’t know anyone who’s got his […]

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 […]

London’s Star Shaped Club to feature Dubstar’s Sarah Blackwood this March

At their sold-out takeoff last month, London’s Star Shaped launched with a night of classic Britpop tunes and a set by Mansun tribute band Taxloss Lovers.   The night drew a packed house and rave reviews from punters and publications alike, with London’s Time Out commenting that Star Shaped is “London’s best indie club, proving […]

Noel Gallagher Drops a Truth Bomb, Cites Arctic Monkeys

When I first read the recent NME headline, “Noel Gallagher: ‘I’d rather drink petrol straight from the nozzle than listen to [Arctic Monkey] Alex Turner,’” I gasped a little. Surely Noel couldn’t be serious. Didn’t he sing their praises in 2006, calling Turner’s lyrics “stunning” and comparing the band to Oasis? He may have dialed it back […]

Watch Liam Gallagher Sing The Who’s ‘My Generation’

Last year marked the 50th anniversary of one of the legends of British rock, the Who. Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend were honored this past November with an all-star concert tribute at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire for the Teenage Cancer Trust. The setlist, below, was pretty impressive. The night featured a range of popular […]

David Cameron Partied With Alex James On New Year’s Eve

From the LOL-Files: British Prime Minister David Cameron rang in the new year at eternally-cool Blur bassist Alex James‘ Oxfordshire farm. The pair were spotted ‘dad dancing’ and ‘sipping on red wine’ at James’ ‘old school disco-style’ party held at his Oxfordshire farm. While Cameron did attend the bash with his wife Samantha, he spent […]