Sarah Whatmore Mania

Well, that’s a title I never thought I’d write (unless listing pop acts who have undeservedly fallen down the dumper in recent years) but it’s true – the world has gone Sarah Whatmore mad! Well, the music channels anyway. In the past few days I have seen When I Lost You once and Automatic 3… Continue reading Sarah Whatmore Mania

The 13th Most Poptastic Single Of 2005

Annie – Heartbeat Released: 28th FebruaryF Fact: Annie’s single Chewing Gum was the no.2 most poptastic single of 2004.Best bits: 1. Feel my heartbeat trembling to the beat2. Majestic sound, round and round and round 3. There was a time, everybody was around and I was dancing with you

At last!

The indie bores at Pitchfork have finally seen sense and written about the acetastic Swedish group, The Ark! They did compare them to The Darkness, but it’s still a step in the right direction. How about a feature on Bodies Without Organs next?

The 14th Most Poptastic Single Of 2005

Rachel Stevens – Negotiate With Love Released: 28th MarchForeign Fact: This was written by Swedish pop legends Vacuum!Best bits: 1. Could you turn down the track a little bit, please?2. What is it you don’t understand, respect is all that I demand3. Well, let me tell you, dear

The 15th Most Poptastic Single Of 2005

Scissor Sisters – Filthy/Gorgeous Released: January 3, 2005Fashionista Fact: This year the Scissor Sisters designed their own charity wristbands, which you can see here.Best bits: 1. I’m a classy honey kissy huggy lovey dovey ghetto princess2. You’re an acid junkie college flunky dirty puppy daddy bastard3. Oh you’re so filthy, and I am gooooorgeous

Thank You For The Music

One of the most sought-after pop producers of the 00s so far has been Richard X. His career began as a remixer, particularly known for his “mash-ups”, including a mix of Adina Howard’s Freak Like Me vocals on top of the backing track of Gary Numan’s Are Friends Electric. This remix became popular and was… Continue reading Thank You For The Music