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7 Songs To Ruin Your New Year’s Eve Mood

7 Songs To Ruin Your New Year’s Eve Mood

New Year’s Eve is always identical with either drunken hours with your best mate or warm BBQ party with family, or anything else related with togetherness involving people you love and booze flowing endlessly. Too mainstream? OK, here’s one edgy way to enjoy NYE in a different way, lay in bed, put the lights out […]

5 Trips Through Morrissey’s Manchester

‘My childhood is streets upon streets upon streets upon streets. Streets to define you and streets to confine you, with no sign of motorway, freeway or highway,’ begins Morrissey’s Autobiography. Even the vaguest sentiment regarding his hometown exudes a certain lamp-lit melodrama. Morrissey’s lyrics undoubtedly bear a debt to the raw, post-industrial romanticism of Manchester […]

3 Essential Documentaries of Mancunian Icons Released in 2013

There will never be enough documentary to portray Manchester scenes, from Post-Punk era, Hacienda, to Madchester, Britpop and Post-Britpop scene, Manchester remains the biggest resource of cool music with their own definition of style and attitude. Here in 2013, three doccos highlighted three Mancunian icons from three different generations. If you haven’t watch it, you’d […]

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 […]

David Cameron Gives a G8 Mixtape to Barack Obama

At last month’s G8 summit in Northern Ireland, Prime Minister David Cameron presented the attending world leaders with mixtapes of popular British musicians. The USB mix was distributed to Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, and Angela Merkel, among others in attendance at the summit. The ten song playlist was compiled with guidance from the British Phonographic […]

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