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Brit Pop is 20 years old

Brit Pop is 20 years old . Well not exactly, but Blur’s Parklife was released this month in 1994 changing the musical landscape from grungy to poppy.  It wasn’t exactly the British Invasion but instead of The Beatles vs.  The Stones, we had Oasis vs. Blur.  Instead of John and Yoko we had Damon Alborn […]

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Lou Reed

Brian Eno once famously said regarding the poor selling debut album of The Velvet Underground “Everyone who bought one of those 30,000 copies started a band.” This may help explain why I never started a band because frankly, The Velvet Underground scared me.  I had no interest as a kid in hearing about the dark […]

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