The New European: A Year in Music

Weekly column for the award-winning The New European, the voice of the 48%

Issue 53, 13-19 July 2017: The heatwave of 1976 has become a mythologised chapter in British history. But, says Sophia Deboick, when the weather broke, music would never be the same again.

Issue 54, 20-26 July 2017: Blur versus Oasis, the rise of New Labour, and a flood of nostalgia – 1995 was a heady year in music and politics. Here Sophia Deboick relives the year British culture found a new confidence.