Post thumbnail of Flanders is a Festival – PUKKELPOP in Pictures: Day 2 (feat. EAGLES OF DEATH METAL, GRANDADDY, AFGHAN WHIGS, STONE ROSES)
21 September 2012

Flanders is a Festival – PUKKELPOP in Pictures: Day 2 (feat. EAGLES OF DEATH METAL, GRANDADDY, AFGHAN WHIGS, STONE ROSES)

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Day 2 is all 90s revivalism bliss: your heroine has dinner with Grandaddy, gets all anthemic with the Stone Roses, gets gritty with the Afghan Whigs and takes in 9,877 more bands as part of Day 2 of Pukkelpop.

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21 December 2011

Top 11 of 2012: Why Look Back When You Can Look Forward?

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What’s the point of looking back? Here’s the BackstageRider Top 11 Things to Look Forward to in 2012 (so far) with a bit of back-looking, I admit, in the form of musicks I did very much enjoy as well as some guesses about what might be awesome next year.

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18 October 2011

COLUMN: THE STONE ROSES reunite… but is it a good idea?

The news that the Stone Roses were reuniting moved me to bash out an ENORMOUS column pondering the complexities of this decision. What do you think? Good idea or bad? Have you never heard of the Stone Roses and are now curious? Let me know what you reckon.

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