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By MacKenzie Wilson | Posted on April 14th, 2011
Wahoo! It looks Britain’s celebrated Glastonbury Music Festival is going to be another splendid three-day extravaganza this June! It’s totally sold out and there 150-plus acts and 10-stages.
Time for a delicate question: do you enjoy listening to music when you are making out? And if so, do you sometimes worry that the person you are making out with may be judging you based on your musical choice?
By MacKenzie Wilson | Posted on March 29th, 2011
Uh oh, Katy Perry is pretty furious with Calvin Harris. Earlier this week, the American pop starlet took to Twitter to announce that the Scottish dance-pop DJ won’t be the opening act on her current UK and Ireland tour.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on February 15th, 2011
Once upon a time, the Brit Awards was a showcase of appalling presentation, terrible behavior, bum-wiggling at megastars and acting the giddy goat in front of the entire country. And for this, we loved it.
By MacKenzie Wilson | Posted on February 1st, 2011
We hailed Tinie Tempah as one of our Top 10 British Breakout Acts of 2010, but it seems like the London-born rapper’s name is finally start to seep into the American consciousness. He’s just one of the many UK acts (Duran ...
In this week’s Tellyvangelist — your weekly guide to all that’s British on U.S.
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on January 14th, 2011
The nominations for the BRIT Awards – the UK equivalent to the Grammys – have been announced, and South London rapper Tinie Tempah scored four nominations to lead this year’s pack. Tinie, Rihanna, Take That, and Plan B ...
By MacKenzie Wilson | Posted on January 4th, 2011
It looks like The Streets‘ Mike Skinner is giving up music for good. The British garage/rap mastermind recently told The Guardian that it’s time to focus on other things, like being a Dad.
Starting today and rolling on until Christmas, Anglophenia will be taking a look back at 2010 and all of its marvelous mishegoss. A lot has happened in the past year in UK pop culture: Gordon Brown exited stage left, and David Cameron ...
By MacKenzie Wilson | Posted on October 21st, 2010
Idris Elba had his hand in television crime dramas for years now, having portrayed Russell "Stringer" Bell in HBO's The Wire, and now the current star and executive producer of the BBC America suspense thriller, Luther. In an ...