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How art schools created British pop music - New Statesman

How art schools created British pop music  New Statesman

From Roxy Music to Florence and the Machine, a new book chronicles the long, fertile and symbiotic relationship between pop music and the art schools.

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Experimental pop musician Lafawndah mines emotions of the past and future on debut album - The Vinyl Factory

Experimental pop musician Lafawndah mines emotions of the past and future on debut album  The Vinyl Factory

Egyptian-Iranian singer Lafawndah is releasing her debut album, ANCESTOR BOY, this March via her own Concordia imprint.

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Chandra: Transportation EPs | Review - Pitchfork

Chandra: Transportation EPs | Review  Pitchfork

Perhaps familiar from being sampled by the Avalanches, this New York tween was an inspiring underground star in the early 1980s, a reputation confirmed by ...

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1981 Pazz & Jop: The Year the Rolling Stones Lost the Pennant - Village Voice

1981 Pazz & Jop: The Year the Rolling Stones Lost the Pennant  Village Voice

Early in November, as disconsolate as most of my colleagues about the run of rock and roll in 1981, I disclosed the results of the eighth or ninth Pazz & Jop ...

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#DuvetKnowItsChristmas: Twitter users share their rubbish Yuletide sleeping arrangements again - Daily Mail

#DuvetKnowItsChristmas: Twitter users share their rubbish Yuletide sleeping arrangements again  Daily Mail

British writer Rhodri Marsden first used #DuvetKnowItsChristmas in 2011, asking his followers to share their unusual sleeping arrangements at home for the ...

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A very merry mixtape: 30 Christmas songs that are actually really good - The Spinoff

A very merry mixtape: 30 Christmas songs that are actually really good  The Spinoff

Michael Hann has spent years mining for Christmas-song diamonds, proving that not all festive music is irredeemably horrible. Here he pulls on his big white ...

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Remembering Buzzcocks' Pete Shelley, The First Sensitive Punk - Pitchfork

Remembering Buzzcocks' Pete Shelley, The First Sensitive Punk  Pitchfork

He was a pioneer of so much that is still relevant, from gender-neutral pronouns in rock love songs to early synth-pop.

Google 12/8/2018 8:00:00 AM

Tears for Fears join Kylie at Blenheim - Henley Standard

Tears for Fears join Kylie at Blenheim  Henley Standard

EIGHTIES pop duo Tears for Fears are the latest headline act announced for next summer's Nocturne Live concert series at Blenheim Palace. Supported by fel...

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