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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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FT Periodic Table: Element 5: INTERNET EXPLORER
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So to the Fifth Element, which, Luc Besson mistakenly thought was Love. We know better, love is the first, fundamental element: which left a bit of a mystery of what the fifth element could be? There was some suggest that Ie refereed to Example, the […]

It’s The EDM Of The World As We Know It
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It is time for me to get back in touch with The Kids, by listening to the UK Top 40 and putting it in order of how much I like it as I go. Best to worst. (more…)[…]

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Cheap food we love: cress that is actually mustard
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Actually, I’m not sure this is totally universal to the site; some of our most esteemed contributors fall into the strangely misguided category of ‘mustard hatas.’ Even so, I would hope that even the most vehement detractor of the s[…]

i am legend (new pop division)
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In view of the fact that I sailed into work today through empty streets like some witless monarch, to find it chained and barred to me, the Angel deserted, the Jenghik Palace in flames, Jon Westerly undead… here is under the cut is a picture of[…]

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Lost Property Office 12: Wilsons Promontory
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All good things come to an end, as do admittedly most bad things. Wherever you pitch out weekly trip to the Lost Property Office on the quality spectrum, its sad to say that this is the last episode of the season. But what an episode! Tales of air/la[…]

Bjorn Free
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I’m going to try and get new Popular entries up too, but there will be a LOT of writing about pop by me this week on the One Week One Band blog, which I’m taking over for a second time – this time to talk about ABBA. Rather than pic[…]

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Lost Property Office 11: Hardwork & Horseplay
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Welcome back to the Lost Property Office, where no mention at all is made of a certain track on a new Saint Etienne album, but we do honour the warming crackle of real vinyl on the air. Instead Rob Brennan is my guest who was the first man in space o[…]

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SAINT ETIENNE – “Popular”
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Saint Etienne – Popular

Huge weepy thanks to Bob, Pete and Sarah for immortalising us in song. And thanks to commenters past and present for making it worth immortalising.[…]

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