Author Archives: Sam Skilton (Editor)

National Brit Rock: Official Closure

by National Brit Rock editor Sam Skilton Twelve months after the initiation of National Brit Rock, it is with regret that I officially announce that the project has come to its conclusion. I attempted to attain advertising through WordAds, which … Continue reading

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Opinion Blog: Top Ten Ultimate Football Anthems

by Sam Skilton If you’re a football fan you will undoubtedly have your favourite pre-match or half-time tune – cast your mind back and you’ll most likely be tucking into a burger/hotdog and chips when you hear it. From the … Continue reading

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Classic Artist Profile: The Smiths

by James Sloan Band Members: Steven Patrick Morrissey (1982-1987), Johnny Maher (1982-1987), Andy Rourke (1982-1987) and Mike Joyce (1982-1987). Top Tracks: ‘How Soon Is Now?’, ‘Panic’, ‘This Charming Man’, ‘There Is A Light That Never Goes Out’, ‘Heaven Knows I’m … Continue reading

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Track Review: Simple Minds – Broken Glass Park

by Sam Skilton So far 2013 has been as much a refresher of the golden oldies as it has been a reflection of their pasts. First we had the surprise David Bowie comeback, then there was the return of Primal … Continue reading

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Track Review: Johnny Marr – New Town Velocity

by Sam Skilton “It’s autobiographical,” Johnny Marr tells NME Magazine. “It’s about reconnecting with the feelings I had growing up, the ones that shape you. It was the last thing I did for the record (‘The Messenger’), and I wanted … Continue reading

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Album Review: Peace – In Love

by Sam Skilton There’s an awful lot of over-hyped and tiresome indie-pop drivel floating around at the moment. For a while, I admit, I had Peace down as just another one of ‘those bands’. How wrong I was. It’s an … Continue reading

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Opinion Blog: Is Britpop finally officially over?

by Sam Skilton This weekend Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn buried their hatchet to end the feud which broke out between Oasis and Blur during the height of Britpop in the mid-90s – although it appears that Liam isn’t too … Continue reading

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