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THE FANTASTIC BLUR
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THE FANTASTIC BLUR
Welcome True Believers to the most astounding story you have ever heard. Marvel at a story so unbelieveable we had to commit it to a com-pu-tah to lend it credibility. Yes, this is the story of four ordinary Essex lads from the lat[…]

NME honours OLD PUNKISTS
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NME honours OLD PUNKISTS for duties towards gobbing. World continues to spin, I fail to care. Warning: the face of old punxx0r MINGS. Do not look if you are about to eat yore lunch. For a minute I mixed up Nick Kent with Nick Kershaw. I wish I had be[…]

They left out the bit about the plastic glasses:
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They left out the bit about the plastic glasses: “As a style label indie is not particularly useful, although it does carry connotations of sensitive, somewhat introspective personas who generally lack strong vocal projection.”—Grove[…]

DUEL 2002! Round 1 Match 2
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DUEL 2002! Round 1 Match 2
Yesterday’s Result: Creed: 87% – Ash: 13%. CREED WIN.
An overwhelming victory for the American God-botherers, whose winning margin must surely make them early favourites to go all the way (except the Bible forbi[…]

Bootylicious!
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Bootylicious! – this fucker took me until 3 AM to finish so I hope you like it! (OK, you can hate it if you want). Blockbuster article on bootlegs, by me, and this week’s sole FT update most likely.[…]

Stuck in the media with you
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Stuck in the media with you: ‘I loved the music you used in your intro,’ says the interviewee, plainly delighted he can riff off of a handy PopCult ref to make his point: ‘Reservoir Dogs, very appropriate. Except for this story it&#[…]

The Ugly Sound Your Past Makes
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The Ugly Sound Your Past Makes: excellent Tangents article which strikes possibly too many chords.[…]

Freaky Trigger 3rd Birthday Special
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Freaky Trigger 3rd Birthday Special – we’re 3 at the end of March, and we want to do something special to celebrate. Here’s where you find out how you can join in![…]

Ladies and gentlemen New York London Paris Munich is proud to present the glorious return of….
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Ladies and gentlemen New York London Paris Munich is proud to present the glorious return of….
DUEL!
Duel asks the question: what is the worst band in the world? Thirty-two bands and artists of varying degrees of badness have been scientificall[…]

POP-EYE 24/2/02
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POP-EYE 24/2/02
‘This,’ says Isabel, ‘Is such a timewarp.’ She’s talking about Afroman‘s ‘Crazy Rap’ (UK readers should retitle it ‘Wacky Rap’ to get the right idea) but it also applies to t[…]

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