They’ve been putting on monthly Britpop club nights for only a year, but London’s Star Shaped Club have just stepped things up with the announcement of their inaugural Star Shaped Festival. Oh yeah, and the line up? It’s, as Ian Brown might say, glorious. To headline, Shed Seven’s vocalist Rick Witter and guitarist Paul Banks […]
Another night, another town… Rick Witter won’t be burning this disco down. London’s premier monthly Britpop night has announced its May event will feature Shed Seven frontman Rick Witter. The singer-songwriter and DJ will play a set at London’s Star Shaped Club on May 2. Witter will stay behind after his set to meet fans […]
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 […]
Earlier today, we covered what some have dubbed “Suedegate 2013” – an attack on ’90s indie bands (mostly Britpop groups) by Robbie Williams sparked by a comment by Suede’s Brett Anderson taken entirely out of context by the top-notch journalists at the Sun. Here I have compiled my favorite tweets from Britpop stars in reaction […]
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.