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YEAR: 2013. BRIEF: Design a set of prints that re-imagine the 90s Britpop genre. RESPONSE: Using Reid Miles' iconic Blue Note record sleeves as inspiration I recontextualised several Brit Pop records in a classic 60s style.
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His attack echoed Paul Weller who savaged Mr Cameron for declaring that “The Eton Rifles” was his favourite song.
The it is about demonstrators from a Right To Work march going through Slough in 1978 breaking off to attack pupils from Eton College’s cadet corp who were jeering at them.
Weller said: “Which part of it doesn’t he (Cameron) get? It wasn’t intended as a f***ing jolly drinking song for the cadet corps.”
Beloved ‘90s UK rockers Gene may have called it quits back in 2004, but like most Britpop bands of their day, their legend lives on. Remembered for Smiths-tinged singles like “Haunted By You” and “Olympian,” Gene represented Britpop’s more sensitive side.
Over the course of eleven years, Martin Rossiter and his London melody makers released four solid studio albums, as well as three rarities compilations and a live record. And now Christmas has come early for the Gene faithful with this week’s news of long-awaited record reissues.
When Ocean Colour Scene’s Marchin’ Already was released in 1997 – promptly dislodging Oasis’ Be Here Now from the Number One spot – a mysterious package arrived at the band’s door. Inside it was a plaque from Noel Gallagher engraved with the inscription: ‘To the Second Best Band in Britain.’ Far from being insulted, guitarist Steve Cradock took it as a compliment, saying: “It’s an honour to be described as Britain’s second best band – ahead of Oasis but behind the Beatles.”
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Why spoil the past. Live it now!
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SHINDIG, BABY King Cabernet joins Penny Lane in the booth to discuss a bevy of events, all kicking off this Saturday with the return of Shindig at the Yellow Dog Tavern! Plus a whole hour of great music!
Once again the Phenomenal Cat steams into town with another fantastic, sugar baked slice of delectable power pop, this time in the form of the latest single in the conceptual "Pop Wasteland" graphic novel for which these songs are the rock 'n'...