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Part 2 of an epic account of the student uprising – by Efa Supertramp"
And so, as of around half past five yesterday evening the decision has been made. Tuition fees in English Universities will rise to up to nine thousand pounds a year. We were watching the news together in my house yesterday. It was pretty predictable really, but we still watched, with our fingers crossed, hoping for […]
Where are all the rebel songs? The Guardian thinks MPs have no taste in music – by Kerry McCarthy MP"
Suzanne Moore takes politicians to task in today’s Guardian, triggered by me asking David Cameron about the Smiths at Prime Minister’s questions this week (as I said he “claims to be” a fan). She saysÃÂ “Most of them don’t even like music.”Â and goes on, a tad lazily, to base her argument on the admittedly dodgy […]
Remembering the day John Lennon died – by John Robb"
(if you like this please twitter it of put it up on your Facebook…also please leave a comment…) John Robb was a teenage punk rocker who was about to make his first record with his band the membranes the day that John Lennon died. It was a moment in time that stayed with him all his […]
From the Dancefloor 2 – by Sapna Sanghvi"
Inna di Dancehall I’m not entirely sure how this happened to an indie kid from Ashton-under-Lyne raised on Oasis and The Jam, but over the past few years I’ve become something of a dancehall and bashment fanatic. So although I don’t generally play this stuff when I DJ, I thought it only right I record […]
New bands that should play The Stone Roses gig – Deadbeat Echoes"
Number one is our top 50 new bands and with lots of record label interest Deadbeat Echoes are quite definitely on the up