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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.

Glastonbury Pain: Help Us Find The Sorrowful Man In These Photos

DO you know this man seen at Glastonbury, looking sorrowful stood in the rain?

What is he looking at?

 

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Posted: 28th, June 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sky Ferreira Defends ‘Uncle’ Terry Richardson

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THERE’S been a lot of talk about Terry Richardson lately. Basically, a number of models have said that he’s a sexual predator, to which the celebrity photographer dismissed.

And now, pop starlet Sky Ferreira has defended ‘Uncle Terry’ in …

Posted: 28th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Guilty Pleasures: 5 Musicians Of The 70s You’re Supposed To Hate (But Secretly Love)

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1. The Carpenters

Everyone remembers that scene in Tommy Boy where Farley and Spade declare their distaste for The Carpenters. After all, The Carpenters are “lame”. Only the biggest loser would actually like The Carpenters.

Fast forward a bit, …

Posted: 27th, June 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Luis Suarez ‘Don’t Bite Me’: Tom Rosenthal’s Songs For Football’s Biggest Entertainer

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PIES has spotted this wonderful tribute tio Liverpool and Uruguay’s highly entertaining Luis Suarez.

Take it away, Tom Rosenthal.

 

Posted: 26th, June 2014 | In: Liverpool, Music, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Is Rock And Roll Dead? No. It Just Smells Bad

 

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“ROCK and Roll isn’t dead.  It just smells bad.”

I am, of course, paraphrasing Frank Zappa’s famous response when asked whether jazz was dead.  Who would have guessed that quote would be applicable to rock music just a …

Posted: 25th, June 2014 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comments (13) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince Decides He’s Too Good For The Middle-Class Yoghurt Fest Called Glastonbury

 

SOCIAL MEDIA eh? People talking to each other about whatever they want? Dreadful isn’t it? How dare people have another conversational tool to add to the pen and paper, telephone, email and text message canon?

Anyway, social media’s chatter …

Posted: 24th, June 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gerry Goffin RIP: His Greatest Hits That Never Get Old

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THE songwriting behemoth Gerry Goffin, has passed away, aged 75 in Los Angeles.

If you don’t recognise the name, you’ll recognise some of the songs he’s played a part in – ‘The Locomotion’, ‘Will You Love Me Tomorrow’ and …

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


Straight Outta Central Casting: First Look At The Cast For The NWA Biopic

HIP HOP royalty, Dr. Dre, has shared details of the forthcoming NWA film ‘Straight Outta Compton’, stating that the biopic will see release on August 14, 2015.

The film will tell the tale of how NWA – Dr Dre, Ice …

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


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