Lost Alternatives – Steve Lamacq #4

Lost Alternatives – Steve Lamacq #4

The fourth disc in this look back at the alternative scene of the UK in the nineties is the most alternative of all.  The big names of the Britpop years are absent and many of the bands here will be, relatively unknown, to the casual listener who has purchased this compilation because of the presence [...]

Lost Alternatives – Steve Lamacq #3

Lost Alternatives – Steve Lamacq #3

Disc three of the forthcoming (22/3/19) compilation of "lost" indie hits from the nineties which has been lovingly curated by Steve Lamacq could, very easily, be called "The Other Side of Britpop" featuring, as it does, tracks from a whole gaggle of bands who floated around the periphery and tail end of Britpop. Things start [...]

Lost Alternatives – Steve Lamacq #2

Lost Alternatives – Steve Lamacq #2

"Most alternative music lived underground. It made a lot of noise, but no-one in the mainstream could hear it…. The nineties would see it go so much further than many of us expected. It wasn’t just the popularity of alternative music which would change; the music was constantly reinventing itself too, sucking in influences from [...]

Lost Alternatives – Steve Lamacq

Lost Alternatives – Steve Lamacq

The Lord of the indie dance party, Steve "Evening Session" Lamacq, has lovingly curated a collection of "lost" nineties alternative music which will be released in just a few weeks.  Four discs and seventy-one tracks that drag you grinning through a pop hedge and leave you on the other side looking like an indie kid [...]