Posted Aug. 10, 2007, 8:23 a.m.
So the man that founded Factory Records and helped Joy Division become as huge as they did through hype died today. Not alot of people repect what Wilson did for music. Sure he talked alot of shit, but the man also founded one of the first succesful indie labels in ... read more
Posted Oct. 17, 2007, 11:44 p.m.
Okay, lets get this out of the way here and now - The Strokes. I really do not care for them one bit, I find ... read more
Posted Dec. 12, 2005, 4:11 a.m.
Pete Doherty has spent the last year in and out of tabloid magazines for many different things: drugs, Kate Moss, fighting, Kate Moss on drugs, ... read more
Posted March 25, 2007, 1:43 p.m.
Charity records are always a tough breed to review; on the one hand you don't want to say anything bad because they are for a ... read more
Posted Aug. 18, 2005, 6:14 p.m.
2005 has been a good year for British bands so far; it seems that for the first time since Brit-Pop that British artists are cracking ... read more
Posted Oct. 7, 2007, 10:43 p.m.
Bob Dylan has an awful lot to answer for; without him literally thousands of terrible folk influenced bands would not be thrusting their faux liberal ... read more
Posted July 8, 2007, 7:38 a.m.
There are some bands that are just the sum of their influences and nothing more. These bands trade off their name dropping and ability to ... read more
Posted Sept. 23, 2007, 4:05 p.m.
I dont know why, but there is something really unsubtle about naming a band Die! Die! Die!. Its like using a nuke to kill a ... read more
Posted Oct. 24, 2007, 6:54 p.m.
Taste is a strange thing. You start to form an opinion on something from the first contact with it. Take Flotilla for example - a ... read more
Posted Jan. 5, 2006, 7:51 a.m.
"Girls, all I really want is girls / And in the morning it's girls / Cause in the evening it's girls. I like the way ... read more
Posted Dec. 17, 2006, 7:10 p.m.
In this day and age of "indie" bands selling to kids and having number ones left, right, and center, one could be forgiven for thinking ... read more
Posted Oct. 6, 2005, 4 p.m.
Sitting at a bar in a pub a couple of years back is a lovely looking young lady. The hero of this fictional and highly ... read more
Posted Sept. 28, 2005, 4 p.m.
2004 was an odd year in the United Kingdom. The word 'chav' became part of everyday life, there was an extremely hot summer (the likes ... read more
Posted Sept. 3, 2007, 8:28 p.m.
This review is dedicated to Anthony H. Wilson. Fuck Keith and Mick, Fuck the Toxic Twins of Aerosmith, and fuck Britney Spears. The greatest rock ... read more
Posted Oct. 26, 2005, 10:26 p.m.
Ian Brown is held in high regard by many, many people; which I guess you can sort of expect for the man that was the ... read more
Posted Nov. 3, 2010, 6:45 a.m.
It’s been said that the second album is always a tough one. Following on from an album that you have been creating for all your ... read more
Posted Sept. 30, 2007, 8:27 p.m.
With the imminent release of Control the bio-pic of frontman Ian Curtis, the death of Tony Wilson, and former members Hooky and Barney making the ... read more
Posted Dec. 22, 2006, 4:49 a.m.
You are the biggest solo star of your generation and your first album since leaving the boy-band that made you famous was one of the ... read more
Posted Sept. 14, 2006, 2:26 p.m.
Anyone from the United Kingdom that hasn't heard of young Miss Allen has either been living under a stone for the last four months or ... read more
Posted Dec. 26, 2005, 10:17 a.m.
Do you remember when Madonna used to be the only female pop star that could sell millions with every album? When she was always ahead ... read more
Posted Aug. 12, 2007, 8:40 p.m.
To steal from the classic Ben Stiller movie Zoolander, Mark Ronson is so hot right now! After producing the latest Amy Winehouse album, Lily Allens ... read more
Posted July 13, 2006, 5:58 p.m.
If you asked me six years ago to name a band that at this time would seem about to take over the world I really ... read more
Posted Oct. 13, 2005, 3:38 a.m.
I know what you're thinking because I was thinking it as well. How can a band that has only released eight studio albums have yet ... read more
Posted March 18, 2007, 9:47 p.m.
What is it with the recent explosion of male singer/songwriters? Almost like buses, none show up for ages and then all of a sudden a ... read more
Posted July 17, 2007, 2:48 p.m.
Along with Who would win in a fight between The Incredible Hulk and Hulk Hogan? and How do they get cranes on top of half ... read more
Posted Aug. 14, 2006, 2:26 p.m.
When Radio 4 released Gotham, it instantly became one of my favorite albums of all time. It was packed full of great songs that were ... read more
Posted Sept. 21, 2005, 6:53 p.m.
So you know the story; you wait all your life for a band to sing about zombies and the living dead tearing at your flesh ... read more
Posted Nov. 11, 2005, 10:23 p.m.
If you believe the hype currently going around then you must think that the UK music scene is at its strongest since Oasis and Blur ... read more
Posted July 29, 2006, 3:50 p.m.
Some bands churn out albums like they have nothing better to do and some bands release an album every couple of years. The Dillinger Escape ... read more
Posted Aug. 31, 2006, 1:48 p.m.
Sometimes the best way to create something new and fresh is to look to the past and try to bring it back from the dead. ... read more
Posted Aug. 7, 2006, 3:44 p.m.
I'm pretty sure Thom Yorke needs no introduction. As part of "that" band Radiohead he has helped make some the most beautiful, challenging and plain ... read more
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