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Live: Star Shaped Festival @ The Forum, Kentish Town

Revival events are nothing new with many bands reforming to play to the nostalgia market years after their heyday. Some acts find a new lease of life after taking extended breathers and continue on while for others, they really are playing to the fans made during their prime. With events such as Rewind Festival tapping the huge 1980s music market, it was only a matter of time until the music of my early adulthood – Britpop – got the revival treatment. And who better to put on such events that 1990s-themed club promoter, Star Shaped. Kicking off life just...

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Festival: Star Shaped Festival – Britpop’s Finest Return

Great news Britpop fans! Following last year’s sold out inaugural Star Shaped Festival, held at North London’s Garage venue and boasting a fab line-up of The Bluetones, Republica’s Saffron, The Seahorses’ frontman Chris Helme and Shed Seven amongst others, a bigger, badder and touring line-up has been announced for this year’s multi-date festival! While the Mark Morriss-led Bluetones make a Slight Return for this year’s events to help you nineties kids Cut Some Rug, they are joined by the likes of Space, Dodgy, My Life Story and the Marijne van der Vlugt-fronted  Salad for some serious sets from one of...

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Dodgy Interview: Good Vibes Is What It’s All About!

Dodgy interview – What Are We Fighting For? ‘Good vibes, that’s what we’ve always been about’ Dodgy’s new album, What Are We Fighting For, is released on 2nd September, on Cherry Red Record. It’s the fifth Dodgy album by the definitive line up of Nigel Clark, Andy Miller and Mathew Priest and comes four years after their critically acclaimed comeback album Stand Upright In A Cool Place. New member Stu Thoy joins them on bass, giving the record a louder, rockier feel than past material. Craig Scott met Nigel and Matt round the corner from BBC Broadcasting House, just before...

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