Articles tagged oasis

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds - 7 May 2015, New York

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds are rocking out on an exciting US tour in support of their new album Chasing Yesterday.

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Oasis: (What’s the Story) Morning Glory? (Deluxe Edition)

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.

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Oasis: Definitely Maybe (Remastered Deluxe Edition)

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?

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15 May 2013 // 11:02 PM

Peace: In Love

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.

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25 Jul 2012 // 5:00 AM

The 10 Best Oasis B-Sides

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.

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

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.

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Noel Gallagher: The Death of You and Me

The Importance of Being Lee Mavers.

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Beady Eye: iTunes Festival: London 2011 EP

An exhausted-sounding Liam Gallagher leads his bandmates through otherwise enjoyable live renditions of four songs from Different Gear, Still Speeding.

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Beady Eye: Different Gear, Still Speeding

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.

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3 Feb 2011 // 10:55 AM

The Year In Music: June 2010

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.

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Evolution of Damon Albarn (videos)

“Fifteen years ago, people were having actual arguments about who was better: Damon Albarn or Noel Gallagher? Good times.” That quote is from a Pitchfork

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15 Years Later: Blur’s ‘Parklife’

Parklife is like a dream date -- it's smart, it's funny, it rocks, it's tender, it gets your blood pumping, and when it's over, you can't wait to do it all over again.

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Guitarist and chief songwriter Noel Gallagher has quit Britpop survivors Oasis, reportedly due to an “altercation” just before the group was set to take the

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Oasis’ latest video off last year’s Dig Out Your Soul is something of an aural departure for the Mancunian rockers. The mood is darkly

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21 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM


For a band that has long been known for their rowdy behavior and outspoken assuredness it was quite a surprise to see just how safe Oasis played things live.

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9 Dec 2008 // 5:26 AM

Noel Gallagher talks Oasis, past and present

Of all the excuses Oasis has doled out for canceling gigs, at least the one that made headlines in September can be easily verified. “Just

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9 Oct 2008 // 2:06 AM

Oasis’ ‘Dig Out’ digs in to more Beatles riffs

A lot of Oasis naysayers get hung up on originality. OK, let’s all admit that Oasis is the Puff Daddy of rock bands. Like

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6 Oct 2008 // 11:00 PM

Oasis: Dig Out Your Soul

It might not be what you'd call a 'return to form', but the Mancunians' seventh is a high point in a career all too short of them.

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The Long Road to Hoo Ha: An Interview with Supergrass

Only one band survived the highs and lows of the Britpop era. We talked about this endurance, a sixth album, and other lifespan issues with Danny Goffey, the one and only drummer for... yes, Supergrass.

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Various Artists: The Brit Box

Tracing the evolution of UK alt-pop from just after new wave died, through the Britpop explosion, and ending right before Coldplay emerged, this four-disc box set is both an excellent survey and a very well sequenced mix.

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Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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