Secret Tracks – Select Magazine April/May, 1994 (Part Three)

Secret Tracks – Select Magazine April/May, 1994 (Part Three)

One month after the curious collection of crack pop chorale that was "Secret Tracks" the people at Select magazine hit the public with the imaginatively entitled "Secret Tracks...2".  Zero points for pushing the boundaries with the naming but would the contents also score nil points with the judges...which, in this case, is me. Maximum points [...]

Secret Tracks – Select Magazine April/May, 1994 (Part Two)

Secret Tracks – Select Magazine April/May, 1994 (Part Two)

  Ah Britpop. Xenophobia. Jingoism. Outright racism. Sexism. Dad rock. Lad culture. Boo! Hiss! "All Grown Up" by The Weekenders inspired the ERG. NAZIS! Sorry. I am trying to get a gig writing for The Guardian and thought I might have to change my approach a bit. The only problem with the sneering, postmodernist, more [...]

Secret Tracks – Select Magazine April/May, 1994 (Part One)

  The Britpop kids were spoilt for choice when it came to reading material. Every week we had Melody Maker and the New Musical Express. Every month we had VOX and, more importantly, Select. Some people also enjoyed the novels of Irvine Welsh. I'm not getting into that. The thing I enjoyed reading the most [...]