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Thursday, April 23 2015

The Charlatans: Modern Nature

A survivor band if ever there was one, the Charlatans have drawn on personal tragedy to produce one of the stand-out albums of their long career.


Monday, March 16 2015

Uncool Britannia: Radiohead’s ‘The Bends’ vs. Britpop in a Battle for the Soul of Britain

The successors to Radiohead and The Bends are a generation who liked how the film started, but lost the script halfway through.


Friday, February 20 2015

Blur - “Go Out” (video) (Single Review)

Blur's big comeback single turns out to be a weird little number that will appeal to only hardcore fans. Thank goodness.


Monday, October 6 2014

Martin Carr: The Breaks

The ex-Boo Radley finally gives us his sophomore solo album. And while it's pretty good, we can only hope that Martin Carr will someday reconnect with his musically reckless self.


Friday, October 3 2014

Oasis: (What’s the Story) Morning Glory? (Deluxe Edition)

Oasis' Morning Glory still holds up, which can be attributed to the fact that albums with this level of cultural clout and collective popularity tend to help define the sounds of their era.


Tuesday, August 5 2014

Seasick, But Still Floating: Blur and ‘The Great Escape’

Blur's masterpiece The Great Escape examines the costs—for young lovers or pop stars—of trusting in stasis.


Friday, May 23 2014

Oasis: Definitely Maybe (Remastered Deluxe Edition)

Definitely Maybe is considered a classic, but with songs so straightforward and unadorned, what can really be gained from demos that sound almost exactly like the finished album tracks?


Thursday, April 24 2014

For Tomorrow: The 10 Best Songs from Blur’s “Life Trilogy”

Damon Albarn's got a new album arriving in a few days, and his band's most popular album commemorates its 20th birthday. What better time to pay tribute to the period when Blur put the "pop" in Britpop?


Monday, May 13 2013

Frustration and Lack of Respect: ‘The Stone Roses: War and Peace’

The story of the biggest British band to never make it in America gets a thorough, honest, and fair recounting.


Sunday, May 12 2013

Primal Scream: More Light

If the band wanted to shoot out the lights on XTRMNTR, More Light just turns them back on again.


Britpop Redux: The Top 10 Suede Singles (Sound Affects) [13.Mar.13]
Ocean Colour Scene: Painting (Reviews) [11.Feb.13]
Zulu Winter: Language (Reviews) [30.Jul.12]
Viva Brother: Famous First Words (Reviews) [11.Aug.11]
Suede… Reintroducing the Band (Features) [14.Jul.11]
Gorillaz: The Fall (Reviews) [2.May.11]
Mt. Desolation: Mt. Desolation (Reviews) [1.Feb.11]
Suede: The Best of (Reviews) [30.Nov.10]
Ocean Colour Scene: Saturday (Reviews) [7.Apr.10]
Brett Anderson: Slow Attack (Reviews) [7.Dec.09]
Various Artists: The Brit Box (Features) [19.Nov.07]
The Loves: Technicolour (Capsule Reviews) [29.Aug.07]
Lucky Soul: The Great Unwanted (Reviews) [8.Apr.07]
Oasis: Stop the Clocks (Reviews) [28.Nov.06]
Oasis: Don’t Believe the Truth (Reviews) [26.May.05]
Pulp: Different Class (Reviews) [19.May.04]
Pulp: Hits (Reviews) [4.Sep.03]
Pulp: Hits (Reviews) [12.Jan.03]
Oasis: The Masterplan (Reviews) [31.Dec.94]
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