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Record Store Day 2015 – Our Picks

Record Store Day 2015 – Our Picks

Record Store Day will soon be tempting us once more with promises of exclusive coloured vinyl, limited pressings, and picture discs. If you’re starting to make your wish list for Record Store Day 2015 (mark your calendars for Saturday, April 18!), you might find our picks of the best to be of use. Links below […]

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 […]

Britpop’s Back At Bingley Music Live Festival!

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 […]

5 Sketches Of Britpop Stars Suffering Everyday Problems

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 […]

Britpop Supergroup: Chaz Chance and the Prophets

It was recently revealed that the all-star jam session that Suede bassist Mat Osman tweeted about last month was actually a rehearsal for a fictional glam band appearing in a forthcoming television show. The supergroup is known as Chaz Chance and the Prophets, and the quartet are expected to contribute three tracks for the new […]

What’s In A Name: 8 Bands That Go By Their First Names

Britpop in the ’90s was a friendly scene. We abandoned all formalities, and many of us were known only by our first names. Meet some of the bands we were introduced to during that great decade. My Name Is: James (1982-) James formed in 1982 in (a rented room in?) Whalley Range, Manchester. Early incarnations […]

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