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Uncool Britannia: Radiohead's 'The Bends' vs. Britpop in a Battle for the Soul of Britain
15 Mar 2015 // 8:20 PM
The successors to Radiohead and The Bends are a generation who liked how the film started, but lost the script halfway through.
The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 60-41
7 Oct 2014 // 8:14 PM
PopMatters' coverage of the 2000s' best recordings continues with selections spanning Swedish progressive metal to minimalist electro-R&B.
Elbow: The Take Off and Landing of Everything
13 Mar 2014 // 8:06 PM
The Mancunian quintet seem to be reassessing their songwriting approach, experimenting a bit, and tweaking their signature sound. If this sixth album is any indication, Elbow’s chef-d'œuvre is still ahead on the horizon.
Elbow: Dead in the Boot
20 Sep 2012 // 5:05 PM
A fire is by its very nature a tantrum of elements -- instability made manifest. As it approaches equalization through conversion, it approaches calm. This is the same conceptual space occupied by Elbow’s Dead in the Boot.
Elbow - "What Time Do You Call This?" (audio)
28 Apr 2015 // 8:30 AM
In a special contribution for the soundtrack to the romantic comedy Man Up, the Manchester group Elbow have recorded the tune "What Time Do You Call This?", which recalls the orchestral grandeur and optimism of their megahit "One Day Like This".
The Toy Sessions Team Up with Save the Children
18 Jul 2013 // 2:28 AM
With all the sessions that you can find online, the Toy Sessions stand out for their creativity and their charitable cause.
Alternative rock band Elbows its way to the top of the British music scene
25 Aug 2009 // 9:24 PM
The British alternative rock band Elbow finally finds itself "mercifully free of the pressures" of anonymity. All it took was three brilliant records, followed by