4 years ago I sat with Rick as Shed Seven were about to play the Northampton Roadmender. We spoke of the longevity of Shed Seven’s music, the magic formula that has led to them maintaining a 20+ year career touring the same handful of records with an ever expanding fan base. Rick was quite resolute […]
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 […]
Bingley Music Live have announced their final line up for 2014, and it sounds like a winner. The festival, which is now in its eighth year, is held each August in Bingley’s Myrtle Park. This hidden gem of a festival offers a fantastic range of eclectic musicians, from the legendary to the up-and-coming. 2014 promises […]
Modern life really is rubbish as Jersey Milk Cow’s brilliant illustrations of former Britpop stars dealing with the mundane aspects of everyday life can attest. In his series, ‘Stars of the Britpop Era Encounter Inner City Pressure,’ the illustrator captures his subjects with uncanny simplicity and also alerts us to the very real catastrophes any […]
Good news everybody! Shed Seven has announced quite a few dates for another ‘Greatest Hit’s’ tour all packed into one winter month.
I decided to go over these Shed Seven songs in some kind of “ranking” method then I realized I’m really just saying which songs I like more than the other. So it’s not an indication of any of them being bad quality. However, when going over them you do have to judge them with a […]
Were you aware that Shed Seven front man Rick Witter has his own radio show? From the Facebook page: Shed Seven’s Rick Witter hosts a two hour long show every Sunday evening 7pm till 9pm on 104.7 Minster FM, playing some of the current indie faves, revisiting the Britpop years, and showcasing local unsigned acts, […]
The Shed Seven front man turns 40 today. Please join us in wishing him a very happy birthday! Leave your favorite Shed Seven songs, concert memories, etc. in the comments.