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The Big Hurt - July 20, 2012

The Big Hurt: The month in tragedy, rampages, and weird cheese

It's been a sad and grisly few weeks for live music.
Music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  July 20, 2012
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The Big Hurt: The Stone Roses and other tales of the living dead!

In the spooky spirit of the Phoenix Halloween Goth special, a chilling tale of a band returning from the dead!
Music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  October 28, 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

Leftover Lunch [Wednesday– 3/16]


Guest DJ: Paul DriscollBig Audio Dynamite II – The Globe Depeche Mode – Never Let Me Down Again The Replacements – Alex Chilton The Jam...
By Paul Driscoll  |  March 16, 2011
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The Big Hurt: NKOTBSB hit the road!

Guys! You guys! Holy shit, guys: NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK and the BACKSTREET BOYS are teaming up for a headlining tour in 2011.
Plus, Justin Bieber vs. Wyclef Jean, Primal Scream vs. Kevin Shields, and Beatles UK vs. Beatles USA
By DAVID THORPE  |  December 03, 2010


Straight Out of Brighton [Video Edition]


Editors – Papillon Ian Brown – Stellify The Big Pink – Dominos Arctic Monkeys – Cornerstone By Paul Driscoll  |  November 17, 2009
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The Big Hurt: Another Brown bagged

Ian Brown: lady hitter?
Plus Stockman sickened, Sublime subpoena'd,
By DAVID THORPE  |  November 13, 2009
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The Big Hurt: Liam alone

Everyone figured that Noel Gallagher would go solo — it’s been hinted at for years — but the break-up of Oasis has made it a grim inevitability.
Can an Oasis spinoff help but suck?
By DAVID THORPE  |  November 06, 2009
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Review: The Stone Roses | The Stone Roses (Legacy Edition)

The Stone Roses' 1989 debut LP has been deified by such dubious tastemakers as the NME and Oasis's Noel Gallagher — and the rest of us really like it too.
Silvertone/Legacy (2009)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  September 18, 2009

The Countdown / First Contact [TUESDAY – 9/15]


[# 5] AFI - Medicate [# 4] Matt & Kim - Daylight [# 3] Phoenix - 1901 [# 2] Weezer - I Want You To...
By Paul Driscoll  |  September 15, 2009


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The Big Hurt: Don't look back in anger

"You don't know what you've got till it's gone," Janet Jackson once famously sampled, and how true it is. Only now that Noel Gallagher has left in a firestorm of brotherly acrimony can I truly take stock of my feelings toward Oasis.
The best of times with the worst of bands
By DAVID THORPE  |  September 11, 2009
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The Big Hurt: Broken bones and stripper poles

Only a few weeks ago, I was making fun of Aerosmith for their inability to present Aerosmith in their Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Presents Aerosmith tour.
The Big Hurt: Music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  August 21, 2009
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The Big Hurt: Hootie goes country, Roses stay in denial, Spector gets 'demonic'

I’m still not used to the idea that Darius Rucker (“Hootie” to you and me) is a chart-topping country superstar now.
Music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  March 31, 2009
Death Cab for Cutie – I Wanna Be Adored and Cath… [VIDEOS]

Death Cab for Cutie – I Wanna Be Adored and Cath… [VIDEOS]


  Death Cab For Cutie - I Wanna Be Adored [STONE ROSES COVER] Death Cab for Cutie - Cath... [VIDEO] Death Cab for Cutie -...
By Paul Driscoll  |  August 29, 2008
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Skipping gaily down the aisle

Enough about political justice; bring on the celebrity weddings!
The ultimate gay-celebrity wedding planner
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  June 04, 2008


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Happy endings

The end is nigh! And I’m not talking about the mortgage market.
Bad news begets good tunes
By MATT ASHARE  |  September 12, 2007
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Magic numbers

“I like that Stone Roses song,” one of them noted. “You know the one I mean — ‘I Wanna Be a Door.’ ”
The mysterious allure of 27
By BRETT MILANO  |  August 14, 2007
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Going ape for the Arctic Monkeys

Compared to a single verse written by Alex Turner, the entire Lennon/McCartney oeuvre is but an execrable pile of rubbish.
On the record
By MIKE MILIARD  |  February 22, 2006