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Ten years in, Ladytron grounded by Gravity

More than a decade into their career as trusted electro-pop veterans, Ladytron's place in the world of pop music seems as precarious as when they started.
Post-dance
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  October 07, 2011
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Britpop timeline

AUGUST 1995 • Blur vs. Oasis — battling bands release singles on the same day. Blur's "Country House" outsells Oasis's "Roll With It" 274k to 216k; they finish Nos. 1 and 2 on UK chart.
From Suede crashing the party to a 2000 wake-up call
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 19, 2011
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Don't look back in anger

It's been more than 15 years since Britpop's heyday, and with the exception of one man – the Manic Street Preachers' Richey Edwards, who disappeared suddenly in 1995 – the rest of the cast is still trying to get by, just like the rest of us. Here's what
Checking in with 14 former stars of Britpop to see if modern life is truly rubbish in 2011
By KAYLEY KRAVITZ  |  August 19, 2011
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Boo-ya!

Maybe it’s because dressing up as the economy would be kind of lame, but I’m haven’t heard Jack O’Shit in the way of truly scary costume ideas this year.  
When bands dress up for Halloween, it’s creepy
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  October 28, 2008
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Owning it

When Matt Sharp reassembled the Rentals last year after a half-decade hiatus, he didn’t do it out desperation.
Matt Sharp learns to take the Rentals seriously
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  August 21, 2007

Everybody dance now

Girl Talk is a party architect. Slideshow: Girl Talk at the Middle East Downstairs, January 21, 2007
 Girl Talk, the Middle East Downstairs, January 20, 2007
By MAC CARROLL  |  January 22, 2007


The 40 greatest concerts in Boston history: 33


Lollapalooza 1995 | Tweeter Center | July 25, 1995
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 26, 2006