In this era of downloads, the B-side has almost become a dead art. And what a shame, when you consider some of the astonishing tracks hidden away on the flipside of a single over the years. Not to mention that a number of B-sides have become accepted as some bands greatest songs, or have become […]
At Nuis@nce a week or so ago – a night of otherwise pleasant throwbacks to a now long-gone indie-rock heyday – we were also reminded of the godawful side of Britpop. That of the lad-rock band. You know the kind. Boorish, bellowing and lumpen indie rock with vapid songs, and sometimes equally vapid fans. Watching […]
When I first thought about it, this was inspired by a seemingly never-ending parade of bands who seem to have come up with nothing new themselves that I keep hearing.