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Bhangra, Music For Dancing
Bhangra, Music For Dancing
Bhangra has become one of the biggest subculture musics in the UK, with an influence on the mainstream...
British Hip-Hop
British Hip-Hop
British hip-hop has had a long road to acceptance, but finally came of age with its own style and sound after the Millennium....
How Take That Began
How Take That Began
For the first half on the 1990s, Take That were Britain’s biggest pop act. In a wonderful comeback, they also dominated the end of 2006....
Madchester
Madchester
At the end of the 1980s Manchester – or Madchester, as it was known – moved into leading place in British musical cities with the Madchester scene, mixing dance and…...
Nirvana, UK and American Band
Nirvana, UK and American Band
The rock world is very familiar with the Seattle band Nirvana, but they weren’t the first to use the name. Here we look at both bands that carried the name 'Nirvana'...
Stone Roses
Stone Roses
The Stone Roses became Britain’s biggest band for a short while, and the influence of their debut album still resonates through British rock music....
The 90s and Grunge Rock
The 90s and Grunge Rock
Grunge flared briefly in the early 1990s, largely thanks to Nirvana. Although it died with Kurt Cobain, its influence continues to reverberate through rock....
The Development of House Music
The Development of House Music
House music is the root of all modern dance music, and is now part of the pop music lexicon....
The History of Britpop
The History of Britpop
For a brief while Britpop – or more specifically, Blur and Oasis, was a phenomenon that helped make the world aware of British music once more....
The Impact of Oasis On The 90s Music Scene
The Impact of Oasis On The 90s Music Scene
Breaking out of Britpop, Oasis have proved to be one of the successful groups to emerge from Britain....
The Impact of The Spice Girls on the 90s
The Impact of The Spice Girls on the 90s
The Spice Girls, more than anyone else, proved to be the British pop phenomenon of the 1990s....
The Jungle Music Scene 1994
The Jungle Music Scene 1994
For a brief time, jungle was the great hope of an advancing dance music scene. Turning into drum’n’bass, it’s become just another dance style, rather than a creative…...
The Return of Rock - Boo Radleys
The Return of Rock - Boo Radleys
Rock music never went away, and it enjoyed a creative renaissance in the 1990s with bands playing many different styles....
What Are Shoegazers?
What Are Shoegazers?
Shoegazing was an introverted and introspective (and self-indulgent) style of rock that was created a small scene in the early 1990s....
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