More new Blur 7″s on the way

May 11th, 2010 · Comments Off on More new Blur 7″s on the way

With all the excitement and success of Blur’s limited Record Store Day release, “Fool’s Day”, lead singer Damon Albarn has confirmed that the band is “definitely going to do a few more of those seven-inches.” Fans waiting for a new album shouldn’t get their hopes up, however, as Albarn is tied up with Gorillaz duties […]

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With no understanding of the concept of supply and demand, Hole reunites, anyway

January 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment

It’s not news to hear that Courtney Love is an embarrassing trainwreck, but this Hole reunion is scraping the resin off the bottom of the barrel. First of all, no one cares. No one liked Hole to begin with. The only reason anyone paid any attention to the band’s second album, Live Through This, was […]

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Graham Coxon interview with NME: Blur’s on the backburner. Again.

September 29th, 2009 · Comments Off on Graham Coxon interview with NME: Blur’s on the backburner. Again.

In this interview with NME, Graham Coxon discusses his newest record, The Spinning Top, in his typically unsure and self-deprecating way. He also admits that Blur has no plans beyond this past summer’s run of celebratory shows, which means absolutely zilch, especially considering the way these guys danced around the whole idea of reforming FOR […]

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Glastonbury 2009 in Photos

June 29th, 2009 · 3 Comments

wow. As young lads, my friends and I used to read reports from Glastonbury in SELECT, NME, et al. and drool at the photos, stories, and the line-ups. We always said we’d go next year but sadly never did. I’ve lived in the UK twice now and have still yet to make it to Pilton […]

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ROBERT SMITH TYPES LOUDLY

March 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off on ROBERT SMITH TYPES LOUDLY

Robert Smith’s ALL CAPS clarification regarding his opinion on Radiohead’s “idiot business model” for In Rainbows is a defensive, slightly bitter, rambling, and typo-filled reiteration of how mysterious icons of yore should probably avoiding “blogging”, as it sort of sucks the air out of the fantasy balloon. Does anyone really care what the author of […]

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Blur’s Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon reunite at NME Shockwaves Awards

February 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon made a surprise appearance at the NME Shockwaves Awards, taking the stage after almost a decade to play a low-key version of its classic “This Is A Low” from the Parklife album, of course. Unfortunately, no videos of the performance have leaked yet (that I can find), but this post-show […]

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