Archives – 2012 – July  


FT Periodic Table: Element 6: SUGABABES
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Freaky Trigger has been going since 1999, almost the exact amount of time the Sugababes have existed. Like the Sugababes it has had many incarnations, from breathless multi-column blog, to the more sedate affair you see right now. But through all of […]


Poptimism presents… CLUB ACTION!
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You may have noticed that things have been a little bit quiet on the Freaky Trigger dancing front lately. That’s because DJ Chlorine and The Barnet Ape have been hard at work in secret altitude training up Mount Poplympus, in readiness to bring[…]

REPOPULATE: Sandie Shaw – Always Something There To Remind Me
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Almost certainly a victim of the great Haloscan comment purge of 2005, a request has come to nudge the Popular Comments Crew to chat about some tracks which have already appeared in Popular, but no longer have any conversation. And Wichita Lineman su[…]

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  1. I have a theory, and I am being statistically conscious here, that in the 1975 referendum the great majority of…

  2. It is very, very easy to treat generations as more monolithic than they are! But even when there are yawning…

  3. The way people seem to suddenly think Sweet Caroline has always been a Football Singalong Song now, when I'm pretty…

  4. Musically, I don't mind the Americanisation of British Christmas – generally happier to hear Brenda Lee than Wizzard – but…

  5. Well I'm 69 and I voted remain in both 1975 and 2016, and I still think Brexit was the stupidest…