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Earlier this year the British music press was full of features about the 20th anniversary of Britpop—the British musical renaissance kicked off by Suede, given shape by Blur and then puffed up beyond all recognition by Oasis. But one ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on October 12th, 2011
The temptation to make some crack about evil Slytherins is almost overwhelming, but we’ll push on past it to bring you the unhappy tale of Jamie Waylett, who played Draco Malfoy’s henchman Crabbe in the Harry Potter ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on September 22nd, 2011
It’s horrible being infatuated, isn’t it? Trying to cross a cavernous divide using only hope and misread clues as a bridge, and all the time wondering whether it’s going to be worth it, whether you’ll get all the ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on September 1st, 2011
Guitar shops are magical places. There are all of these beautiful, shiny instruments on the walls, and they’re all slightly different – Gretsches, Gibsons, Rickenbackers, Fenders – so any self-respecting string-twiddler will ...
Whovians: take note! More news is starting to filter out about some of the special guest appearances in the new series of Doctor Who, and one name in particular has jumped out, especially if you’re a fan of Little Britain.
By MacKenzie Wilson | Posted on March 9th, 2011
POTENTIAL SPOILER ALERT: For those still squealing over Doctor Who‘s April 23 season premiere on BBC America, we have a couple of related news bits to sate your excitement.
By MacKenzie Wilson | Posted on February 8th, 2011
We fell madly for Esben and the Witch‘s goth-tinged soundscape upon hearing the eerie “Marching Song” last fall. And this week, the Brighton, England trio finally brings their long-awaited debut album, Violet Cries, to ...
By MacKenzie Wilson | Posted on February 4th, 2011
When it comes to collecting things, what do you obsess over? I know some of you out there go mad for Doctor Who goodies. I, for one, am totally proud of my rare lot of Smiths singles.
By MacKenzie Wilson | Posted on January 10th, 2011
Manic Street Preachers principal James Dean Bradfield has had it with the state of music. The veteran Welsh musician thinks that today’s crop of bands are fronted by a bunch of “wannabe accountants” who completely ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on October 7th, 2010
Anglophenia music contributor Lindsay Davis conducted this exclusive 3-part interview with Manic Street Preachers drummer Sean Moore. Click here to view Part 1. For Part 2, click here.