Ash harnessed their teenage angst and energy and built a career on it, as you can hear on Teenage Wildlife, a career-spanning, hit-filled compilation album.
Straight outta Britpop and straight to the top of the charts, and then gradually back down. When everyone was watching Oasis and Blur call each other names, they should have been listening to Supergrass.
Twenty years later, Guerrilla remains a self-contained joy and a great example of how unique, self-assured, and mature yet silly Super Furry Animals were at the turn of the century.
The lasting, overall impression of Why Me? Why Not. is Liam Gallagher discovering a belief in himself as an artist rather than simply as a singer in a rock 'n' roll band.
Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess did some recording with his "dream supergroup" in 2008, then forgot to release it until now. Better late than never.
Spacehog's Royston Langdon Returns As Leeds and Asks "What Became of the People" (premiere + interview)
Spacehog's Royston Langdon returns with a new guise and observations on isolation and the role of the artist with his new track "What Became of the People".
With nods from Cage the Elephant and Jimmy Page, Lucas' time in the sun is just around the corner as "Anne Marie" proves.
The biggest problem with being a faded genius is that nothing he or she ever produces again can be analyzed, critiqued, or appreciated in a vacuum. It all comes in the wake of their prior transcendental music.
Paul Draper discusses a variety of topics from his early years in Liverpool to the acrimonious split of Mansun to his visit to the unofficial capital of all things extraterrestrial.
Noel Gallagher's third solo release after Oasis is a marked shift from previous outings, delivering a desire for experimentation that demonstrates his continued relevance as musician, songwriter, and performer.
Too prolific an artist to pin down, still, it's not hard to wish that this book about each and every one of Paul Weller's solo albums could have been more engaging.