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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 May 8th, 2014
Yesterday, the trailer was released for the new documentary Pulp: a Film About Life, Death and Supermarkets, in which one of Britain’s finest bands gets back together, goes on the road and plays some very emotional shows, not ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on January 22nd, 2014
The very great Popjustice once made the point that Noel Gallagher has his entire business model upside-down. Rather than charging money for his music, and handing out interviews for free, he should give away his songs, and charge for ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on October 29th, 2013
Zak Starkey would be considered rock ‘n roll royalty even if he weren’t the son of a Beatle. Following in the trade of his father Ringo Starr, the 48-year-old multi-instrumentalist has manned a drum kit as for bands such as ...
By Leah Rozen | Posted on September 16th, 2013
Jeremy Irons is about to become a senior citizen. The British actor, equally adept at portraying both romantic heroes and bounders, turns 65 this Thursday (Sept. 19).
By Brigid Brown | Posted on September 6th, 2013
Whether you’re a fan of One Direction or not, you’ve most likely seen clips of their new documentary This Is Us. It’s pretty bad-ass when bigger-than-life bands invite us backstage, giving us a glimpse of what goes on ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on May 24th, 2013
Art is a subjective form of communication. That is to say, whether you’re listening to music or watching a movie or experiencing a painting, the thing the artist thinks he or she is saying to you isn’t going to be the same ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on April 15th, 2013
There’s a definite knack to naming a tribute band: Ideally you’d want a devilishly-clever pun on the band’s name (or at a push, their most famous song or album title), but it has to be one that also explains that ...
By Rachel Marie Paquin | Posted on March 25th, 2013
For anyone who followed Britpop in the 1990s, this news may come as a shock: Noel Gallagher of Oasis performed on stage with Blur’s Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon on Saturday. I’ll give you a second to pick your jaw up off the ...
Say what you like about the boutique magpie retro of Oasis’s recording career, but you can’t deny that in Liam Gallagher they boasted one of the best singers the UK has produced since… always. A snarling mongrel mix of ...