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Happy Booo-ritpop Halloween!

Happy Booo-ritpop Halloween!

Having a Halloween party? Is your playlist lacking some Britpop? Well, if you’re looking to set the right mood, here is a collection of 27 ghoulish tunes to have pumpkin’ on your stereo tomorrow night! Britpop News’ Halloween Scare-a-thon is available as playlists on Spotify and YouTube. Britpop Halloween Scare-a-thon tracklisting: Ash – The Creeps […]

Unreleased Blur, Pulp On ‘Britpop At The BBC’ Compilation

The BBC are continuing its celebrations of the twentieth anniversary of Britpop with a new compilation featuring previously-unreleased performances from some of the greatest British bands of the 1990s. Mark your calendars: on July 14, Britpop At The BBC, an amazing three-disc collection, will be released. The first disc will be devoted to Radio 1’s […]

Chef Creates Radiohead-based Dining Experience

Michigan chef Kyle Hanley is about to elevate fine dining to a rare art form. Surpassing the usual food and wine pairing menus served at most restaurants, his new project is a one night-only, exclusive pop-up restaurant featuring a ten-course tasting menu complete with matching drinks… and matching Radiohead songs. Hanley’s meal has been coordinated […]

Happy Britpop Christmas!

They say it’s the most wonderful time of the year, but after you’ve heard  ‘simply having a wonderful Christmas time’ interminably echoing through every store you dare enter, you just want to pull your hair out. The ultimate panacea for overplayed holiday tunes is a batch of unusual gems and surprising renditions of the songs […]

Watch Radiohead at Les Eurockéennes 1997

Watch Radiohead’s 1997 set from the French festival, Les Eurockéennes. It’s a remarkably good collection of songs, mostly from The Bends and OK Computer. Lucky  |  Bones  |  Airbag  |  My Iron Lung  |  Exit Music (For A Film)  |  The Bends  |  No Surprises  |  Talk Show Host  |  Fake Plastic Trees  |  Paranoid […]

4 Seminal UK Albums Everyone Should Hear

Musicians and music fans alike continually praise these four British albums as the most groundbreaking and influential of the past forty years. From the emergence of punk in the 1970s to the rising popularity of dance and electronica, these four bands have played a major role in expanding our understanding of the cultural impact music […]

Watch Radiohead at Glastonbury 1997

Radiohead played the Main Stage at Glastonbury on June 28, 1997. Their masterpiece, OK Computer, was released the same month, and much of the resulting set list is taken from that album. Lucky  |  My Iron Lung  |  Exit Music (For A Film)  |  The Bends  |  Paranoid Android  |  Karma Police  |  Creep  |  […]

Watch Radiohead at Reading 2009

Here is Radiohead’s full performance from the 2009 Reading Festival. The band’s set encompasses their entire career, including hits from Pablo Honey, The Bends, and OK Computer. Creep  |  The National Anthem  |  15 Step  |  There There  |  Street Spirit (Fade Out  |  Reckoner  |  Karma Police  |  Weird Fishes/Arpeggi  |  Just  |  Idioteque  […]

Watch Radiohead Live at Reading 1994

Radiohead put on a great performance at their first appearance at Reading Festival in 1994. The band were scheduled to play the previous year but had to cancel due to singer Thom Yorke’s laryngitis. They agreed to perform at the festival in 1994 but were quite nervous about it. The band all considered this to […]

Watch Radiohead Cover The Smiths

Here’s a video of Radiohead covering the Smiths’ ‘Headmaster Ritual’ for a 9 November 2007 webcast. Covers of Smiths and Morrissey songs are often hit or miss, but Radiohead’s version is quite good! Thom Yorke’s vocals are surprisingly up to the task, and the guitars are Marr perfect. As a bonus, here is Radiohead’s cover […]