Tag Archives: Paul Weller

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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Music News: Johnny Marr steals the show at the NME Awards

Godlike Genius Johnny Marr took the centre stage at this year’s NME Awards as he performed a six-song set which featured Ronnie Wood and Justin Young of The Vaccines. Kicking off with his new single ‘Upstarts’, the man who masterminded … 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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Live Review: The Uprising Tour at The Joiners

The Uprising Tour at The Joiners on Friday 30th March by Sam Skilton Mod is back, and it’s back in style! British guitar music made its return last March when Southampton’s award-winning music venue The Joiners kicked off The Uprising … Continue reading

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Track Review: The Strypes – Blue Collar Jane

by Sam Skilton When an artist draws the attention of the likes of Paul Weller, Jeff Beck, Elton John and Noel Gallagher, it is a sure sign that they must be doing something right. There probably hasn’t been this much … Continue reading

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Music News: The Boomtown Rats to reform for Isle of Wight Festival

The Boomtown Rats are the latest act to be confirmed for this summer’s Isle of Wight Festival for what will be their first performance for 26 years. Bob Geldof will front the new wave/post-punk band for the first time since … Continue reading

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Top 40 Songs of 2012: The Spitfires – Spark to Start

#Top40Songs2012 by Sam Skilton You only have to take one look at Billy Sullivan, lead-vocalist and guitarist of Watford-based band The Spitfires, to realise his inspirations. Easily mistakable for a young Paul Weller, he and his band-mates’ attire – pin … Continue reading

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