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Confessions of an Anglophile. am American explains his love for British pop culture – by Jason Pettigrew

In the UK we always like to run ourselves down. maybe it's got something to do with the weather. But for some people there...

X Factor final, notes from TV hell – by John Robb

Wake Up! You're Already Dead! X factor  is flickering in the background with its avalanche of nothing, the boring bright lights of heavily edited emotional...

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...

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...

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...

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...

I wandered lonely as a Baile Funk fan – by Sapna Sanghvi

I Wandered Lonely as a Baile Funk Fan”¦ check Baile funk out on Youtube One of the first conversations I ever had with John was on...

Frank Turner – by Danny Watson

I've seen pensioners pushed aside by school kids. I've seen an ambulance in Upminster cut up by boy racers in the car mummy and daddy have bought them.

Aki from Fun Da Mental reports from Pakistan

As we traveled towards Noshera again, I reflected what I had seen on the previous visit to villages around Ahmanabad a few days before, it was about the worst the floods could get really, what else could water destroy?

Begging For Pussy With George Clinton – by Stevie Chick

“We were supposed to perform on the space station, in 2005,” he promises. “We were ready to go and everything… Zero-gravity funk… Anti-matter music…”

The Charlatans – by Dennis and Lois from NYC

We don't really believe too much in jinxes. If anyone or thing could change our mind it's The Charlatans.

2 7²s Clash, part 1 of an epic diary of the punk years – by Mick Middles

Two Sevens Clash (Adventures in Manchester punk, 1977, part one) Amid a deadening air; blank concrete slabs, stained by graffiti and mould. A suitable back-drop for...





FME Festival, Quebec – live review

FME Festival Quebec, Canada 29 August - 1 September 2019 FME offers a crash course in Quebec’s...

Fear Of Rock! Why is mainstream media still confused by rock?

Time to defy the critic canon! Time to not only tear up the envelope but throw the envelope away and seek new horizons and new forms

Tool ‘Fear Inoculum’ : album review

9/10 for first album for 13 years for post genre genius band who dark and powerful visions touch the mind and the soul.

Grade 2: Tired Of It – video exclusive and interview

The Isle of Wight trio, Grade 2, recently signed to Hellcat Records, give Louder...

Have a Cigar – Bryan Morrison – book review

Bryan Morrison Have a Cigar Out: Sept 2019 Quiller Publishing Have a Cigar is the memoir of polo-playing...