The bursting of Britpop's bubble has left the UK's rock scene in the doldrums. A&R's and hacks alike twiddle thumbs, wondering why nothing's happening. For one thing, Britpop's make-it-big triumphalism has virtually obliterated the independent ideal. Another reason is that all the purely musical intellect around has entered the dance arena, leaving rock to those whose only virtuosity is auto-hype and... More >>>