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Gaz Coombes' Ultimate Playlist

Not content with being the frontman for one of the UK's most underrated bands, former Supergrass man Gaz Coombes has since struck out on his own to great effect, obtaining a Mercury Prize nomination for his 2015 album Matador, his second as a solo artist.

He continues to spread the word via his critically-acclaimed live shows, and will be appearing at Brighton festival Together The People this coming Saturday, alongside Brian Wilson, The Horrors, Suede and many others at Preston Park - make sure you head down and check him out.

In the meantime, we spoke with Gaz to discover his Ultimate Playlist, and the stories behind his selections...



The 50 best songs of 2015


Gaz Coombes on music, money and his ShortList gig


20 Most Stylish Britpop Icons


When should you give up on your favourite band?

Even if they turn rubbish, can you ever truly let them go?

by Tom Victor
16 Aug 2017

Loyle Carner on Croydon, being a softie & cooking ragu on date nigh

"People say 'Loyle Carner is a softie', I don't give a shit. Loyle Carner pays the mortgage for his mum."

by Sam Diss
16 Aug 2017

Reading and Leeds Festivals have banned pineapples

It's all thanks to Glass Animals

15 Aug 2017

The 30 greatest hip hop albums ever

You are about to witness the strength of street knowledge...

11 Aug 2017

100 Liam Gallagher quotes that prove he's a comic genius

The wit and wisdom of the legendary rock 'n' roll star

11 Aug 2017

A 3D version of Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is coming

Director John Landis promises "a rather shocking surprise"

by Gary Ogden
08 Aug 2017

Drake's dad has released his first music video and it's a legit banger

Outta the way son, pappa's coming through

by Gary Ogden
07 Aug 2017

Listen to all the Mercury Prize nominated albums right here

Ed Sheeran's getting some much-needed exposure

by Dave Fawbert
27 Jul 2017

The best album of every year since 2000, according to the critics

Did they get it right?

by Dave Fawbert
25 Jul 2017

Linkin Park post poignant tribute to Chester Bennington

They have also changed their logo

by Dave Fawbert
25 Jul 2017