Tag: Pop and rock

Groupe / Graham Coxon - 6 years ago

On my radar: Thea Gilmore’s cultural highlights

The singer-songwriter on the return of Blur, the loneliness in Edward Hopper’s paintings, BBC TV satire W1A and the inspirational environment of LiverpoolSinger-songwriter Thea Gilmore grew up in Oxford earlier than leaving house in her teenagers to...

Groupe / Graham Coxon - 7 years ago

What are the best anti-riffs in rock?

BBC Radio 2 listeners have picked their favourite riffs in music, with Led Zeppelin’s Entire Lotta Love topping the listing. However what of the more unconventional methods of enjoying? BBC Radio 2 listeners have picked their top riffs from of an inv...

Groupe / Graham Coxon - 9 years ago

Example: The Evolution of Man – review

(Ministry of Sound)Judging by the readers' comments, Instance gained few buddies in a recent Guardian interview. But the consensus – that the Fulham singer/rapper is an disagreeable hardnut – might be overturned by his fourth album, which is loaded w...

Groupe / Graham Coxon - 9 years ago

Reading festival 2012 gets an A* in Having It

Graham Coxon cranked it up, and Kasabian set their phasers to fun, as Reading syndrome set in en masse. Perhaps the Remedy's punishing set had one thing to do with that"They're either celebrating their good outcomes, or they've abandoned life because...

Groupe / Graham Coxon - 9 years ago

Blur: 21 – review

It is a hardy soul who'll get via all 21 discs, however Blur's full works make for an interesting pay attentionThere's one thing oddly last about lavish CD field sets. Their completeness appears to say: "That is it." Those interested by Blur's future...