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Mysterious Stone Roses Posters Appear In Manchester

Mysterious Stone Roses Posters Appear In Manchester

Manchester fans are speculating about a major upcoming announcement from Stone Roses today. It seems that a series of posters depicting the band’s iconic lemon logo have appeared overnight around the city. Confirmed sightings of the lemon include the Close barber shop on Greater Ancoats Street and the Vinyl Revival record store on Hilton Street. […]

Morrissey Publishes Debut Novel, List of the Lost

In early 2014, hot on the heels of his critically acclaimed, Penguin insta-classic Autobiography, Morrissey alluded to a follow-up literary endeavour to be released at a future date. That date is finally here. Morrissey recently announced the imminent publication of his debut novel, List of the Lost. Many details of the novel, including its plot, […]

Star Shaped Club to feature My Life Story’s Jake Shillingford in his only London date

Well, it’s hardly surprising. The UK’s biggest Britpop night has outgrown its first venue. Known for selling out their events and doing it with trademark style, Star Shaped have gone from strength to strength since launching in February. In light of their surging popularity, Star Shaped have moved from The Garage’s upstairs room to its main room […]

Marblehead Johnson – Britpop tribute band to hit London

Marblehead Johnson are coming to London….   October 9th see’s one of the UK’s premier Britpop tribute bands hitting the Half Moon in Putney. Marblehead Johnson are keeping the Britpop flame well and truly alive in a show packed with Britpop favourites, fuelled with a passion for the era combined with genuine talent. The music […]

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Britpop reunion tour – who would you want to see?

It’s been mused over for years. If the Woolies bargain bin pop fodder from the 90’s have managed to scrape together a line up and market what appears to have been a shockingly successful 90’s reunion tour, then surely the Britpop revival is a no brainer? There are bound to be reasons as to why […]

Mixtape memories

You fell in love with someone, you made a mixtape. You fell out of love with someone, you made a mixtape. You felt miserable, you made a mixtape. You felt happy, you made a mixtape. This was the 90’s. We didn’t have the luxury of Twitter giving us the platform to steal our loved ones […]

Shed Seven live – your highlights?

I heard someone mention Christmas the other day, which can only mean one thing……a Sheds tour. It’s as much a part of the festivities as turkey and Pictionary, right? For most people, Christmas is all about the gift giving, over indulging food wise, the annual contact with those relatives you don’t actually know. For me, […]

Star Shaped Club are holding a summer special with Menswe@r’s Johnny Dean

Right in the middle of festival season, it’s time for something daringly different. Forget frozen drinks and barbecues in the sun  – check out what our friends at Star Shaped Club have cooked up. Headlining a bumper August 1 event,  Menswe@r main man Johnny Dean will play a special DJ set. Dean is the founding […]

Shoegaze in a New Decade: Juleah releases third LP Melt Inside The Sun

 Over two years ago, I discovered a treasure-trove on YouTube. A collection of painstakingly recorded covers: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Kasabian, Oasis, the Brian Jonestown Massacre. A musician calling herself “Juleah” evidentally had very similar music taste to me, and her covers were incredible. Her music was bluesy and dark but carried itself with an […]