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Monday, April 1 2013

The Stone Roses: War and Peace

Going beyond the myths to depict a band that defined Britpop, Simon Spence illustrates the Stone Roses’ incandescent talent and jaw-dropping success while contextualizing them in the ‘90s music scene.


Thursday, December 17 2009

The Best Re-Issues of 2009

PopMatters presents our 20 best re-issues of 2009, highlighted by the long overdue remastering of the Beatles oeuvre, a number of '80s and '90s classics, and one of the most storied catalogues in electronic music.


Thursday, September 10 2009

The Stone Roses: The Stone Roses: 20th Anniversary Collector's Edition

Imagine if you will: an album re-release that actually gets everything right, making an already-classic album sound even better than before, deepening our understanding as to what made it so iconic.


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

Sunday, May 12 2013

Frustration and Lack of Respect: 'The Stone Roses: War and Peace'

The story of the biggest British band to never make it in America gets a thorough, honest, and fair recounting.


Monday, October 21 2002

The Stone Roses: self-titled

The Stone Roses is an album where everything was on the money. From the opening rumblings of "I Wanna Be Adored", it was a declaration of intent from four men who knew they were better than what had gone before them and knew they had created something special.


Blogs

Monday, July 9 2012

The Stone Roses... The Second Second Coming (documentary)

This unofficial but revealing reunion documentary seeks out the truth about this year's biggest reunion.


Monday, November 21 2011

The Stone Roses Reunion: Fool's Gold, or What the World Is Waiting For?

Isn't this recently-reformed rock group the same band that, apparently, just lied to its disciples about the possibility of a reunion?


Friday, October 21 2011

Counterbalance No. 55: 'The Stone Roses'

I hear my needle hit the groove and spiral through another day -- only this time, we're listening to the 55th most acclaimed album of all time. The Stone Roses on Counterbalance -- this is the one.


Wednesday, October 19 2011

The Stone Roses, Reunite, Tour, Blow Minds

Well, that hole in my dreams has finally been filled. The Stone Roses are preparing to tour the world. All of the details are available


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