Retrospective Sexism: How Women Are Written Out of British Indie Music History
Surprisingly, my experience and appreciation of British rock, indie and Britpop went further than manic hysteria or wanting to shag the lead singers.
Objectively Correct Lists
The Ten Best Songs About... Erectile Dysfunction
Most musicians seem strangely reluctant to pen ditties about the modern reality of junk malfunction!?
My Favorite Soundtrack: 'SubUrbia'
The 1996 Giovanni Ribisi film is not good, it's not bad, it's just depressing. Killer songs though.
I Lived Like It Was 1996 for a Week
In the past year, magazines and trendsetters have assaulted us with the "return of the 90s." Who could want to return to an era in which the only positive aspect is that it reminds people born in the 80s of their youth?
The History Issue
There's Something Going On That's Not Quite Right
Wire occupy a special place in the history of London 77. Unlike all the bands who broke up after losing steam only to cash in 20 years down the road with reunion after reunion, they never lost steam.