Are you feeling naughty? Feeling like crossing a few boundaries, breaking a few taboos? Well it’s practically the weekend, why shouldn’t you?
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.
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 …
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 …
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.
To support the release of her startling album 50 Words For Snow, Kate Bush has just released a third animated video, this time using shadow puppets.
There’s a humble resignation to Marcus Foster’s raw sound and contemplative lyrics, particularly in his new four-song EP, Tumble Down. But there’s no question that Foster definitely knows how to rock it out as well.
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.