Music Gear News
Blur are Glastonbury's best
Blur's headlining slot at Glastonbury last year has been voted the best performance at the festival in 40 years.
BBC 6 Music radio presenter Lauren Laverne revealed the British indie group - which consists of Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree - took first place for their 2009 reunion show.
The poll - which was voted for by listeners of the British radio station - felt the group's performance was better than Coldplay's 2000 set and Pulp's 1995 show.
Radiohead came second and third for their 1997 and 2003 slots respectively.
Despite coming second, Blur have claimed in the past that they could not hear themselves while on stage due to a monitor problem.
Other artists to make it into the top 20 acts of the last 40 years included David Bowie, REM and Morrissey.
Glastonbury 2010 takes place this weekend and Blur's lead singer Damon will again be performing but as part of his virtual band Gorillaz.
BBC 6 Music listeners' top 20 Glastonbury performances:
1. Blur - 2009
2. Radiohead - 1997
3. Radiohead - 2003
4. Pulp - 1995
5. David Bowie - 2000
6. Orbital - 2004
7. Coldplay - 2000
8. The Cure - 1990
9. REM - 2003
10. Elbow - 2004
11. Johnny Cash - 1994
12. Jeff Buckley - 1995
13. The Chemical Brothers - 2000
14. Robert Plant and Jimmy Page - 1995
15. Manic Street Preachers - 1999
16. Morrissey - 2004
17. Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros - 1999
18. Portishead - 1998
19. Beastie Boys - 1994
20. Suede - 2003Posted on 24 Jun 2010 16:30 to category : Music News
Related Music News
JBL Professional has launched a competition that gives aspiring musician the opportunity to record in a professional facility with renowned producer Steve Levine.
Delivered by Choreographer and Theater Director Arlene Phillips, The Bacc For the Future campaign has acquired support of over 100 hundred influential figures
On the 22nd of April, Pink Floyd will be releasing an unheard version of the iconic classic 'Interstellar Overdrive' in celebration of world record day
With an increased quality of specifications right across the board, Apple's eponymous 'iPad' will host a whole generous selection of great new features.
Supported by the likes of Ed Sheeran, Royal Blood, Wolf Alice and many more, Fanfair Alliances new educational guide is available for free download online.
Aiming to provide equal educational opportunities for children across the U.K, NYMAZ outline the importance of technology in today's learning environment.
Recent Music News
Building upon the success of the acclaimed Hall of Fame Reverb Pedal, the second instalment from TC Electronic sees a much more refined and modern rendition.
Novation's Circuit Groovebox is now more expressive than ever, with new firmware granting players exciting new updates to enhance their playing experience
Complete with integrated Wi-fi capabilities the Ui24R Recording and Mixing System can operate almost anywhere with unprecedented control and access.
Following CITES agreement last year, Fender has announced that their Elite guitar and bass range will be subject to strict regulation and substitution of woods.
A reinterpretation of its predecessor, the Moog Subsequent 37 CV Analog Synth builds upon a cumulative effort between Moog and the very people who play them.
With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.