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Manchester’s working class population showed the world that trade unions can resist authority. Such solidarity and class consciousness is heard in the arrogant sneers of the Stone Roses and Oasis.—Iain Ellis

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Columns

Thursday, October 1 2009

On the Sixth Day God Created Man...Chester: Part Three

Manchester's working class population showed the world that trade unions can resist authority. Such solidarity and class consciousness is heard in the arrogant sneers of the Stone Roses and Oasis.


Reviews

Thursday, May 22 2014

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?


Wednesday, December 14 2011

Ride: Nowhere (20th Anniversary Edition)

Alan Moulder's mix reveals, in these Rhino remasters, a grittier coating over the hazy smear.


Wednesday, December 7 2011

Wiretree: Make Up

Mixed bag from Austin indie-pop quartet...


Thursday, November 3 2011

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.


Wednesday, June 30 2010

Oasis: Time Flies... 1994-2009

Time Flies is a triumph, one which proves excess and explosiveness aren't mutually exclusive in rock 'n' roll.


Blogs

Tuesday, August 26 2014

Oasis - "She's Electric" (Demo) (audio)

Oasis releases stream of the demo for "She's Electric" from the forthcoming Super Deluxe Box Set of (What's The Story) Morning Glory? dropping 30 September.


Friday, November 2 2012

Counterbalance No. 105: Oasis' 'Definitely Maybe'

In my mind my dreams are real. Are you concerned about the way I feel about the 105th most acclaimed album of all time? Too bad, because tonight I'm a rock 'n' roll star. Oasis’ 1994 debut is next.


Thursday, August 16 2012

Outta Time: The 10 Best Oasis Songs, Post-'Be Here Now'

The second entry in PopMatters’ List This series about Oasis’ career after the release of the critically maligned Be Here Now explores the band's best album tracks after that fateful album.


Wednesday, July 25 2012

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.


Friday, June 22 2012

Counterbalance No. 87: Oasis' '(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?'

Don't put your life in the hands of a rock 'n' roll band -- even if it did record the 87th Most Acclaimed Album of All Time. Oasis' Britpop colossus is next on Counterbalance.


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