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Music news and reviews, music videos and tittle tattle, with a lingering look at the past from Anorak. A source for rock, pop, album and live music, new releases, artist interviews and features.

Bumping Geriatric Balls in the 60s : The Album

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THIS record is proof of a glitch in the Matrix.  Life is an illusion, a computer simulation, created by aliens to harness our biologic energy…. it’s literally the only explanation for this record.

Apparently, in 1968 the Milton Bradley …

Posted: 19th, June 2014 | In: Flashback, Music | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Beatles Go Back To Mono: Or Are They Just Trolling?

 

YOU may not know it, but The Beatles split-up in 1969. Since then, they’ve released more albums than when they were actually together.

Of course, most Beatle-nuts can’t help it and will fall salivating onto just about any Beatle …

Posted: 18th, June 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


For Sale: PERSONALISED ASTON JLS BIRTHDAY BADGES / FRIDGE MAGNETS / HANDBAG MIRRORS

JLS have gocen to the EU’s Boyband silo. But you can keep the magick alive with your…

…PERSONALISED ASTON JLS BIRTHDAY BADGE /FRIDGE MAGNET/MIRRORS

 

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Posted: 17th, June 2014 | In: Music, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 20 Greatest Codas In Popular Music: The Song Goes From Average To Anthem

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SONGS are composed of various different structures: the chorus, verse, bridge, etc. If they’re put together right, it sounds like one cohesive unit. Today, we’re looking at one section in particular – that last piece, the coda. It’s …

Posted: 17th, June 2014 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Stephen Fry Can Sing? BBC Plan Own Toe-Curlingly Bad Version Of Brit Awards

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THE BBC has long eyed up ITV’s pop-cultural weight with envy. ITV has The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent. The BBC have got the rather stuffy Later… with Jools Holland and the even stuffier Strictly Come Dancing.

One …

Posted: 16th, June 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘Dying’ Morrissey, The Sickliest Musician In The World, Cancels Tour

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\IF you work in the music industry, or know someone who works in the biz, you’ll inevitably have hundreds of anecdotes about Morrissey’s behaviour, all them which will result in some kind of libel from the longest face …

Posted: 12th, June 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man Locked Inside Vegas Airport Driven Mad By Celine Dion

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RICHARD Dunn responded to being locked inside a Las Vegas’ McCarran Airport by filming his version of Celine Dion’s 1996 hit All By Myself – a song best played and sung well away from any other sane human being.…

Posted: 11th, June 2014 | In: Music, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Get Rik Mayall & The Young Ones to Number One!

IT is remarkable that Rik Mayall, who sadly passed away yesterday, was so loved, considering the small matter of his solely playing really horrible people. Somehow, he retained a certain warmth while being slimy, obnoxious and pervy.

Such is the …

Posted: 10th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Soccerball Lover J-Lo Sings World Cup Song And Follows The Action On An App.

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THE World Cup is days away and fully grown adults are trying not to vomit with excitement about it all. Women and men everywhere are only half listening to conversations and forgetting to chew their food before swallowing, thanks …

Posted: 10th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Music, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Axl Rose Threatens Everyone With New Guns N’ Roses LP

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THERE was a time when Guns N’ Roses were the perfect, pompous ragtag gaggle of panto rock villains, waddling around giganto-stages and blasting out ‘Welcome To The Jungle’ while smoking fags and drinking booze from the bottle.

Then, like …

Posted: 10th, June 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Crisis Averted: Justin Bieber Loses No Followers

EVEN though Justin Bieber has been in a fair amount of trouble lately, this week, his ears will be going hot with embarrassment after a video was published which showed him telling a racist joke.

Bieber says: “Why are black …

Posted: 2nd, June 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Boy Band Weed Watch: Dull One Direction Make Smoking Marijuana Uncool

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THE video of One Direction members Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson smoking weed has been shared a million times on the internet and a number of op-ed pieces have fretted over the band’s reputation and the potential for the …

Posted: 2nd, June 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Epic Adverts: Dynamic Nashville Bass Player Is Looking For Work In G (Some Restrictions Apply)

A DYNAMIC Bass Player is looking for work in Nashville:

 

 

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Posted: 2nd, June 2014 | In: Money, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Top 10 Lyrical Low Points of the 1970s

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BACK in January, we covered The Top Ten Lyrical Low Points of the 1980s.  Well, it’s time to tackle another decade – the 1970s.  While there were certainly a lot of good songs with good lyrics recorded during …

Posted: 30th, May 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rap Genius Founder Fired For Being a Complete Dickhead About Elliot Rodger

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THAT you’re able to think up and found one of the web’s hotter properties does show that you’ve got some smarts. You’re good at doing something at least. But that’s not to say that having done that that you’re …

Posted: 29th, May 2014 | In: Money, Music, News, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Copyright Suits: Beastie Boys Lose The Right To Say ‘No’

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WHEN Adam Yauch passed away, his fellow Beastie Boys were told, in no uncertain terms, that they should respect his legacy by never allowing their music to be used in advertisements.

And so, the Beasties are now taking on …

Posted: 29th, May 2014 | In: Money, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Here’s Some New Music From Shy And Not-At-All-Money-Mad Queen

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THE notoriously shy and not-at-all-money-obsessed Queen have confirmed plans to release a new album featuring previously unheard tracks sung by their late frontman Freddie Mercury.

Since Freddie’s untimely death, Queen have never been so busy, putting out musicals under …

Posted: 29th, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kasabian Release An ‘Important’ Message To The Cool Kids

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MODERN rock ‘n’ roll is in a treacherous place – it is ruled by musicians too masculine and backward looking, while the rest of the world’s genres has mixed it all up.

And without any trace of irony, Kasabian’s …

Posted: 29th, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


AKB48: Japanese Girlgroup Attacked With A Saw

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RECENTLY, women’s rights have been shoved to the forefront of the debate, thanks to a number of dreadful events. It has been difficult for some men to read the #YesToWomen hashtag, which has shown just how unsettling life can …

Posted: 27th, May 2014 | In: Music, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jack White: Bring Back The Clapometer At Gigs

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NOTICED how there’s a lot of rock musicians complaining about the modern world lately? Like lunatics shouting at cars for being evil horseless carriages, spewing out Satan’s plume, they gripe and bitch about every modern development… apart from the …

Posted: 23rd, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Led Zeppelin Sued For ‘Stairway’ Rip-Off – Hear The Evidence

 

TO crate diggers and muso-nerds, this won’t be news at all, but to the occasional rock fan, you may not know that Led Zeppelin’s iconic ‘Stairway To Heaven’ has been accused of being a rip-off for quite some time.…

Posted: 21st, May 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bob Marley’s Ghost Arrives In Court

ONE thing you can always rely on, with the music industry, is that someone is going to sue someone else, trying to stake a claim to a song, or music, they had no part in writing.

And people wonder why …

Posted: 20th, May 2014 | In: Money, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0