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Monday 14 June 2010
It could be many months before motorists are fully protected against cowboy wheelclampers despite recently-introduced legislation, according to the RAC Foundation.
Sunday 06 June 2010
Written in the wake of Peter Grimes, Britten’s Second String Quartet opened worlds of sound unrealised in the Three Divertimenti of 1936.
Friday 04 June 2010
Sunday 30 May 2010
Teenage Fanclub are a trusty old basset hound of a band now, regarded affectionately by indie fans of a certain age but incapable of new tricks.
Thursday 27 May 2010
Gorillaz will replace U2 as a headline act at next month's Glastonbury festival. The band, whose esoteric stage act features a combination of holograms and cartoon characters, has agreed to the spot a day after the U2 frontman Bono announced that his band would pull out because he needed to recover from a back injury. The band has also postponed 16 shows on the North American leg of its tour.
Wednesday 26 May 2010
There's an honourable tradition in the Labour Party of bravely standing against an unjust war – as long as the war ended several years ago. So, one by one, Labour's leadership candidates are announcing their opposition to the invasion of Iraq, just in time for it all to end. Labour leaders did a similar thing after the Vietnam War, and the First World War, and at the moment they all support keeping the army in Afghanistan, but I bet they haven't a good word for the Second Crusades, which is the main thing.
Sunday 23 May 2010
Friday 21 May 2010
New London duo 2.54 have been getting attention for their song "Creeping".
Tuesday 18 May 2010
Despite the fact that most summer festivals take place outdoors, in a field somewhere in the middle of the countryside, they are very rarely thought of as being at one with nature. But, this year, they really are. For the first time at Glastonbury, which starts on Wednesday, the National Trust will have an Outside Inn, where people can swap the sound of ear-splitting music for soothing birdsong or gentle rolling waves.
Saturday 15 May 2010
Wednesday 12 May 2010
Long before it featured on the cover of the best-selling Oasis album (What's the Story) Morning Glory? London's Berwick Street was a mecca for any self-respecting record collector.
Wednesday 12 May 2010
Blur's frontman, Damon Albarn, has revealed that the band are planning to record more new songs. The Britpop pioneers, whose revival last summer drew huge crowds, created intense interest when their first new song for seven years, "Fool's Day", was sold through independent record shops in limited numbers last month.
Tuesday 11 May 2010
Blur frontman Damon Albarn has revealed plans for the band to record more new songs.
Sunday 09 May 2010
The Dead Weather, for the slow of uptake, are Alison Mosshart from the Kills, Jack White and some stray Raconteurs/Greenhornes.
Sunday 18 April 2010
Talk of Nash's new Riot Grrrl-inspired direction has been greatly exaggerated.
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