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
Thursday, October 1 2009
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.
Thursday, May 22 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, December 14 2011
Alan Moulder's mix reveals, in these Rhino remasters, a grittier coating over the hazy smear.
Wednesday, December 7 2011
Mixed bag from Austin indie-pop quartet...
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, June 30 2010
Time Flies is a triumph, one which proves excess and explosiveness aren't mutually exclusive in rock 'n' roll.
Friday, November 2 2012
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
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
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
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.
Wednesday, September 7 2011
The Importance of Being Lee Mavers.