Tag Archives: Britpop

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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Album Review: The Soul Sailor and The Fuckers – The Effects of Getting Wilder and Wilder

by Sam Skilton There’s a brand new sound making waves in the Italian province of Perugia, and Simonfrancesco Di Rupo is sailing on it all the way to the UK, for he is the captain of the weird and wonderful … Continue reading

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Opinion Blog: The Britpop Reunion Craze

by Mark Nicholls With festival line-ups being announced for the coming summer it seems that the current trend for reunions means that many of the original Britpop bands are riding high on the revival wave (and laughing all the way … Continue reading

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Top 40 Songs of 2012: Echo Raptors – Plastic People

#Top40Songs2012 by Sam Skilton Echo Raptors certainly have big aspirations. Influenced by The Beatles to Kasabian, and everything in-between, the Belfast four-piece adopt a familiar Britpop cockiness – describing themselves as “the future of rock and roll”. While bands have … Continue reading

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Top 40 Songs of 2012: Modern Faces – Pravda Scrolls

#Top40Songs2012 by Sam Skilton It’s powerful, it’s political, and it’s rock and roll at its finest. Hailing from Dunfermline and combining Kasabian-esque guitar riffs with Britpop swagger, Modern Faces look increasingly likely to succeed as Britain’s next big band. Having … Continue reading

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