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Tony Wilson passes on

Tony Wilson, co-founder of Factory Records and the man who signed Joy Division and the Happy Mondays died today. Many of you probably best remember his story from the excellent movie 24 Hour Party People, but his influence on British modern rock can't be understated. He was receiving treatment for cancer, but died of an […]

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Greatest Indie Anthems

Just because it is now officially NME Thursday and everyone loves themed lists, how about we talk about the Greatest Indie Anthems ever… and what NME / Xfm and the general UK public think they are. The top 50 Greatest Indie Anthems as listed in NME:1. Oasis – 'Live Forever'2. Nirvana – 'Smells Like Teen […]

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