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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The BBC Celebrate 20 Years Of Britpop

April marks the twentieth anniversary of Blur’s Parklife, a milestone that will multiply over the coming months. Soon, we will be celebrating Oasis’ Definitely Maybe and Suede’s masterpiece, Dog Man Star. Do you remember the first time you heard Pulp’s ‘Do You Remember The First Time?’ or made a connection with Elastica’s ‘Connection?’ That’s right, […]

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 […]

‘Butterfly’: Supergrass vs. Mansun vs. The Verve vs. Shack

Wow! Four, count ’em, FOUR Britpop bands released songs called ‘Butterfly’! Is Britain a land of lepidopterists? Are they all obsessed with the excellent William Wyler film, The Collector? Well, let’s give a listen to the four butterflies to see what they’re all about. Supergrass – Butterfly This is the final track on their last […]

‘Moving’: Suede vs. Supergrass

Suede – Moving ‘Moving’ is Suede’s punkiest outburst from their perfect 1993 debut. Between the barrage of Simon Gilbert’s drums, Bernard Butler’s amazingly spastic guitar, and Brett Anderson’s beautifully off-kilter caterwauling, ‘Moving’ is, well, just that. At just under three minutes, this song is a real bruiser. VS. Supergrass – Moving Supergrass’ song begins as […]

‘Time’: Supergrass vs. Marion

Supergrass – Time Amazingly, ‘Time’ was released as a double a-side with ‘Alright,’ the fifth single from Supergrass’ fantastic 1995 debut, I Should Coco. The blues swagger of its final single ended up being their breakout hit. Much of Supergrass’ songs exude a feeling of summer, and this one is no exception. It seems appropriate […]

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 […]

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