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Select was a monthly music magazine published in the UK. It was founded in 1990 and closed in 2001, and was focused on Britpop.

The Dubliners: The Dubliners

Review by Penny Reel, Select, September 1990

IT IS an irony that The Dubliners should have come to prominence with ‘Seven Drunken Nights’ in 1967, the same year that Dermot O’Brien’s IRA ...

Alton Ellis: Alton and Hortense Ellis: Alton and Hortense Ellis

Review by Penny Reel, Select, January 1991

THE COMMANDING voice of Alton Ellis has been a constant feature in popular Jamaican music for over a quarter of a century and his classic ...

My Bloody Valentine: 3AM Eternal: My Bloody Valentine

Interview by David Cavanagh, Select, February 1992

"Three years isn't very long, you know. Especially if you're not really paying attention at the time..." Debbie Googe, My Bloody Valentine, backstage at Cambridge ...

Nazi Noises: Right-Wing Rock in Europe

Report by Dave Rimmer, Select, Fall 1992

NOTE: This piece about Nazi rock music in Germany was commissioned and published by UK music magazine Select in autumn (I think) of 1992. It ...

Pavement: Stephen Malkmus of Pavement

Interview by Elaine Cusack, Select, April 1994

AS AN AMERICAN, what do you think of the sex scandals that are sweeping British politics? Does it matter If an MP gets his rocks ...


Profile and Interview by Martin Aston, Select, March 1996

A STANDARD semi-detached on Oxford's fashionably downbeat Cowley Road appears an unlikely HQ for the UK's "hottest new band" (copyright the typically finger-not-on-the-pulse Today newspaper) ...

Oasis: C'mon America...Let's Ave Yer! Seven Mental Nights On The Oasis Tourbus

Report by Paolo Hewitt, Select, May 1996

WITHIN FIFTEEN MINUTES of their plane taking off for Kansas, Oasis have assumed battle positions. Liam Gallagher is in the toilet with a couple of ...

Soundgarden: The Think Tank

Interview by Paul Elliott, Select, June 1996

Soundgarden's Chris Cornell muses on alcohol, nuns and The Presidents of The United States of America. ...

Blur: The Death Of A Party

Retrospective and Interview by Stuart Maconie, Select, August 1999

WE JOIN the story in the autumn of 1995. 'Country House' has beaten 'Roll With It' to Number One and the critics are in short-lived ...

Sigur Ros: Sigur Rós

Interview by Roy Wilkinson, Select, January 2000

Expansive Icelandic weirdists and pro-dental fishing and anti piss-and-bollocks ...

Coldplay: Yellow In Peril

Interview by Dorian Lynskey, Select, November 2000

Inclement weather. Iffy gig. Coldplay's sojourn to Portugal's Paredes De Coura Festival was no holiday in the sun ...

Muse: Matt Bellamy

Interview by Dorian Lynskey, Select, November 2000

MUSE'S MATT BELLAMY, what's with the blue hair? ...

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