How Nirvana's Success Prompted Blur to Kick off the Britpop Explosion
America's grunge explosion took over the world 25 years ago, and Blur knew they had to do something different on 1993's 'Modern Life Is Rubbish.'
The 'Cruel Intentions' Soundtrack Captured the Dark Heart of Adolescence
How a cobbled together selection of radio hits for a 90s film about borderline incestuous sociopaths still has the power to make us feel sentimental.
Unsurprisingly, Liam Gallagher Had Some Thoughts on Noel Performing with Gorillaz
Specifically: "fucking hell bruv you have seriously lost the plot".
Liam Gallagher Wages Another War on Noel and "That Gobshite Out of Blur," Obviously
It was only a matter of time, really.
Woo-hoo! 20 Years Ago, Blur's 'Song 2' Became an Unlikely Sports Anthem
'Song 2' went from an afterthought to a smash stadium hit thanks to good timing, and a great chorus.
Gorillaz Perform New Album 'Humanz' in Its Entirety, Bring out Noel Gallagher, Danny Brown
Chunks of the short-notice London show were streamed on Gorillaz’s official Facebook page.
Alex Robert Ross
How Blur's 'Blur' Brought Them Back from the Brink
Burnt out by Britpop and a failure to break America, 20 years ago Blur were disintegrating, but somehow they wrote their biggest song, and one of the best LPs of their career.
Kevin EG Perry
PREMIERE: Listen to Blu & Nottz's Mythically Dope 'Titans in the Flesh'
The trusted collaborators return for the follow-up to 'Gods in the Spirit' with wordplay and beats that will twist your brain in circles.
Fuck 'Trainspotting!' 'Batman Forever' Was the Soundtrack That Truly Epitomized the Nineties
My nineties wasn't Iggy Pop, Primal Scream and Joy Division. It was The Offspring, rap music, and the unquestionable sensuality of Seal.
The Noisey Editors’ Best and Worst of 2015: Kim Taylor Bennett
From the best sex record to the article she shed the most tears while writing, editor Kim Taylor Bennett compiles her totally random round up of 2015.
Kim Taylor Bennett
Rank Your Records
Rank Your Records: Drummer Dave Rowntree Rates Blur’s Discography
Almost 30 years since their inception and Blur are still one of Britain's best bands. Don't argue with us on this one. Thanks.
Kim Taylor Bennett
We Spoke to the Director of the New Blur Documentary 'New World Towers'
Director Sam Wrench highlights the perks and quirks of trailing the reunited Britpop legends as they launched their excellent comeback album 'The Magic Whip.'