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By Brigid Brown | Posted on September 18th, 2014
We just mentioned the Hoboken, NJ bar called Northern Soul in our series 10 British Things in U.S. Cities.
We’re all busy people, and the world of music appears to be churning over with ever-growing speed, so it’s beneficial to sometimes have a signpost that suggests which records from the last 12 months are worth bothering with ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on February 12th, 2014
This might be the most internetty video you’ll ever see that does not feature cats or babies.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on January 31st, 2014
Are you feeling naughty? Feeling like crossing a few boundaries, breaking a few taboos? Well it’s practically the weekend, why shouldn’t you?
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on September 11th, 2013
It’s that time of year again. The Mercury Music prize shortlist has just been announced, and this year, it’s all about the big hitters.
By Paul Hechinger | Posted on March 18th, 2013
Film director Danny Boyle has some definite ideas about where Britain stands in the modern cultural universe.
The problem with being a world-straddling, press-eating pop band is simply this: not everyone likes you. And the people that don’t like you are often far more vocal than the people that do, and they’re pretty good at ...
By Paul Hechinger | Posted on November 21st, 2012
Psy’s “Gangnam Style” is an undisputed international hit, and the UK has not been immune to its intoxicating success. It’s the first K-pop (Korean pop music) song to top Britain’s music charts, but its impact is by no means ...
There comes a time when you have to ask yourself: what are you for, musically speaking? Are you for artistic expression, people being allowed to create the music they want to make, singers singing the songs they want to sing, about the ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on August 17th, 2012
So this thing emerged this week, from Pello.co.uk, a lovely infographic depicting the island that is called Great Britain (being the biggest of the British Isles), as if it were made up of the names of British bands.