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MusicApril 8, 2017

Pod on the Couch: Remembering New Zealand’s Britpop diaspora

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The Spinoff and Spark proudly present Pod On The Couch, a weekly podcast exploring music and the people that make it. This episode: Henry Oliver talks to Jane Yee and Duncan Greive about their teenage Britpop obsession.

Last week, music explainer site Pitchfork published a list of the ‘The 50 Best Britpop Albums‘. Having largely missed Britpop in favour of (better?) American music in the mid/late-’90s, The Spinoff Music editor, Henry Oliver, asked two of his Britpop-loving buddies – Jane Yee, host of the Real Pod, and Duncan Greive, The Spinoff’s editor/publisher, about what exactly Britpop was and what it was like to be a devotee on the other side of the world.

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Late in the podcast, Duncan says he would make a playlist collecting his favourite Britpop, but he ran out of time, so we’re posting the Pitchfork one instead:


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Mad Chapman, Editor
Aotearoa continues to adapt to a new reality and The Spinoff is right there, sorting fact from fiction to bring you the latest updates and biggest stories. Help us continue this coverage, and so much more, by supporting The Spinoff Members.Madeleine Chapman, EditorJoin Members

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