The Fall
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Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 9 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
Media // 1 Articles
//Features

Part 1: From Admiral Radley to Glasser
18 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

The three-day 2010 edition of Slipped Discs kicks off with the folk rock of Blitzen Trapper, the collaboration of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, the timeless pop of Crowded House, the brilliant hip-hop of Drake, and many more. All records that missed our top 70 list last year.

Banged Up But Still Unbreakable: Comes With the Fall
24 Sep 2003 // 8:03 PM

PopMatters Music Critic Michael Christopher uncovers the drive that keeps Comes With the Fall going -- DIY style.

//Columns

On the Sixth Day God Created Man...Chester: Part Three
1 Oct 2009 // 4:00 PM

Manchester's working class population showed the world that trade unions can resist authority. Such solidarity and class consciousness is heard in the arrogant sneers of the Stone Roses and Oasis.

//Reviews

The Fall: Live UUROP VIII-XII Places in Sun & Winter, Son
3 Dec 2014 // 8:02 PM

The Fall appear to be enjoying themselves now. But what about the rest of us?

The Fall: Re-Mit
22 May 2013 // 5:05 PM

Mark E. Smith's production reveals a band determined to explore its denser, edgy, introverted character. The songs burrow down and hunker close. You approach them; they do not reach out to you. As with nearly all of the Fall, this album does what it wants to do, forcing the listener to submit to its terms.

//Blogs

Mark E. Smith and Shuttleworth - "England's Heartbeat" (Unofficial World Cup Anthem)
7 Jun 2010 // 2:45 AM

In a play to be his nation's saving grace, hall-of-fame curmudgeon Mark E. Smith gets all soft and sentimental over…World Cup soccer -- er,

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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