Friday, October 3 2014
Oasis' Morning Glory still holds up, which can be attributed to the fact that albums with this level of cultural clout and collective popularity tend to help define the sounds of their era.
Friday, May 23 2014
Definitely Maybe is considered a classic, but with songs so straightforward and unadorned, what can really be gained from demos that sound almost exactly like the finished album tracks?
Wednesday, May 15 2013
Young audiences will love it, free and ignorant maybe, of the influences so apparent in Peace’s music, whilst others, those a bit more long in the tooth, will fail to understand the fuss and hype and will be tempted to dismiss the album and the band as a one off, devoid of originality.
Wednesday, July 25 2012
As a tribute to the release of Oasis 1997 release Be Here Now, widely regarded as the beginning of the Britpop group' downfall, PopMatters will examine the overlooked parts of the band's body of work. This first list examines Oasis’ B-sides, where some of their true gems can be found.
Thursday, November 3 2011
The name on the album spine should be a dead giveaway that despite token experimentalism, there won't be much beyond the sort of pop/rock formalism Noel Gallagher peddled as the chief songwriter for Oasis to be found here.
Wednesday, September 7 2011
The Importance of Being Lee Mavers.
Tuesday, August 30 2011
An exhausted-sounding Liam Gallagher leads his bandmates through otherwise enjoyable live renditions of four songs from Different Gear, Still Speeding.
Thursday, March 3 2011
Beady Eye's debut is nowhere near as explosive as dynamic as Definitely Maybe, but how could it possibly have been? On the other hand, it is certainly better than a couple of other Oasis albums.
Thursday, February 3 2011
June 2010, the subject of our latest look at the year’s biggest events in music, was a month of successful releases and summer concerts.