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Thursday, June 13 2013

Primavera Sound 2013: Days 3 and 4, Barcelona

Primavera's certainly evolved from where it started out early last decade, but it hasn't lost its special vibe that's unmatched by most of its competition.


Wednesday, June 12 2013

Primavera Sound 2013: Days 1 and 2, Barcelona

Over the last few years, Primavera Sound has separated itself from other festivals that are similar on the surface by booking consistently interesting lineups highlighted by a handful of acts that don't just play anywhere.


Wednesday, May 15 2013

Peace: In Love

Young audiences will love it, free and ignorant maybe, of the influences so apparent in Peace’s music, whilst others, those a bit more long in the tooth, will fail to understand the fuss and hype and will be tempted to dismiss the album and the band as a one off, devoid of originality.


Wednesday, August 22 2012

‘Blur 21’: The Best of the Rarities

The most compelling reason to opt for the CD version of the Blur 21 box set is the inclusion of four rarities discs covering the span of the revived Britpop group’s history.


Sunday, August 19 2012

To the End: 12 Essential Blur Songs for 2012

If you needed any confirmation that Blur took the gold in the 1990s Britpop battle royale, the band's headlining performance capping the London Olympics should close the case.


Monday, May 2 2011

Gorillaz: The Fall

Gorillaz release an absorbing if necessarily inconsistent travelogue album recorded during their 2010 tour.


Friday, December 3 2010

‘Burnout’ Ruined Racing Games For Me

What puts Burnout ahead of other arcade racers like Split/Second and Blur is a single and perfectly implemented mechanic: the ability to ram cars.


Wednesday, September 15 2010

Definitely Maybe the Top 200 Tracks of the 1990s

Half the fun of lists like this is tearing them down immediately after they’ve been built up.


Thursday, April 22 2010

Blur - “There’s No Other Way”


15 Years Later: Blur’s ‘Parklife’ (Sound Affects) [3.Nov.09]
Graham Coxon: The Spinning Top (Reviews) [3.Jun.09]
Monkey: Journey to the West (Reviews) [30.Sep.08]
Bit of a Blur by Alex James (Reviews) [28.Aug.08]
Various Artists: The Brit Box (Features) [19.Nov.07]
Blur: Starshaped [DVD] (Reviews) [28.Jun.05]
Blur: Think Tank (Reviews) [8.May.03]
Blur: Parklife (Reviews) [23.Oct.02]
Blur: 13 (Reviews) [31.Dec.94]
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