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Sheffield Scene Part 3: Pulp

Sheffield Scene Part 3: Pulp

Captain Leadmill December 28, 2015 0

In addition to the world famous steel works that produced cutlery used in almost every household and institution in the world, Sheffield also had numerous paper recycling firms. And it is this environment that spawned

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Sheffield Scene Part 2: Def Leppard

Sheffield Scene Part 2: Def Leppard

Captain Leadmill December 25, 2015 0

Growing up on the rough, dog eat dog, underworld of Sheffield’s council estates, Def Leppard originally started out as a Hip-hop crew. With skinheads hidden under their back to front baseball caps, they rapped

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Sheffield Scene Part 1: The Human League

Sheffield Scene Part 1: The Human League

Captain Leadmill December 22, 2015 0

As a celebration to the music scene of the Steel City, I have decided to highlight some of the best bands the place has to offer. Over the next few days and weeks I

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New Order’s Technique was the soundtrack of my life driving across that fucking sand-drenched wasteland during Desert Storm

New Order’s Technique was the soundtrack of my life driving across that fucking sand-drenched wasteland during Desert Storm

Vanguard Online August 6, 2015 0

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A US vet recently recounted the most unlikely story about how New Order’s Technique became the soundtrack to his personal experience of Desert Storm, the US invasion of Kuwait and Iraq: I purchased a pirated

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A post-election playlist

A post-election playlist

London Lotta May 10, 2015 0

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Britain has voted. We have a new government. The adrenaline of the last few weeks of is slowly ebbing out. I’m drinking coffee, I’m cleaning the bathtub and the oven, I keep writing in

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What does it mean to have ‘soul’?

What does it mean to have ‘soul’?

Chris Haran March 23, 2015 1

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  I love soul music. An entire singing style and musical genre based on maximizing the presence of that unnamable-something which makes performers special. How can you not love it? The word “soul” in

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In 1994 Prodigy’s ‘Music For A Jilted Generation’ defined the times

In 1994 Prodigy’s ‘Music For A Jilted Generation’ defined the times

Gary Carson March 17, 2015 0

Today the cultural folk-devils of 21st Century establishment Britain are Islamofascists, a vile lot, most of whom are in need of a good hug. Twenty years ago though no-one had ever heard of an

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The Love Parade Disaster, 21 people died in 2010: this video explains why

The Love Parade Disaster, 21 people died in 2010: this video explains why

Gary Carson March 17, 2015 0

On 24 July 2010, 21 people died at the 2010 Love Parade electronic dance music festival in Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. This video attempts to explain why this happened. According to Wikipedia: The Love

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