Britpop runs in my veins. For the anglophile music geeks amongst us, there is no greater way to electrify the room than to say words like Pulp, Supergrass, Lush, Suede, Elastica, James, Ride, Charlatans, Ash, Blur … oh yeah, and Oasis. Finally there is way for us to celebrate our love of the parklife. Mark […]
Jarvis Cocker has gotten into the Halloween spirit and has posted a series of three podcasts on his MySpace page of him reading an intricate Halloween story. Go listen! There's something calming and sweet about listening to him read the frightful tale. Also of note, only 68 people have made it to the third part […]
"John was a launchpad for a thousand careers, including mine. No one in any medium could match his influence as a supporter of new talent … without commercial interest or intent. Someone who attempted to please nobody but himself ended up forging one of the most profound links with his listeners in the history of […]
As we countdown to John Peel Day (which is this Friday, October 12th), we're glad we have some friends joining in the fun by hosting a night celebrating one of Mr. Peels favorite bands. Behold: This important announcement just arrived in our inboxes! just a heads up because i know TIG has mad love for […]
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 […]
Last night's Jarvis Cocker show was magical! We should have a show review up in the next couple days chock full of more gorgeous Jarvis pictures… but to hold us all over, here's one from our imaginary photographer Michael Clements (more Jarvis pics on his Flickr page).
If you can name me any song not by Barry White or Marvin Gaye that is more seductive (or harder to type) than "F.E.E.L.I.N.G.C.A.L.L.E.D.L.O.V.E." I'll give you the props you deserve, but since I'm fairly confident that this is not possible, then, well, I win. It might possibly be the apex of an apex of […]