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After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix — MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. — in March we finally came upon a solution that pleased everyone: all of them. And so, for you, here is the month’s music, whittled down to its very best, via each of the aforementioned mediums, limited only… More »

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In Memoriam: The Bands We Lost In 2014

Since 2008 I’ve put together a holiday-time video tribute to the year’s band breakups. It’s a sad endeavor really, but there is a bright side. Sometimes it takes a decade or more of inactivity for a band to really maximize its fanbase. Ask American Football, Slint, Neutral Milk Hotel, OutKast, the Replacements, or any of… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 29, 2014 - 12:41 pm

Beady Eye Break Up

Liam Gallagher announced on Twitter today that Beady Eye has broken up: “Beady Eye are no longer. Thanks for all your support.” The band, which featured former Oasis members Andy Bell and Gem Archer, was formed in 2009. They released two albums: their 2011 debut, Different Gear, Still Speeding, and BE, which came out last… More »

By: James Rettig / October 25, 2014 - 1:39 pm

Beady Eye – “Soul Love” Video

Beady Eye’s “Soul Love” is not, fortunately or unfortunately depending on where you stand, a David Bowie cover. What is it, then? An exceptionally low-key and winsome ballad from Liam Gallagher’s ex-Oasis ensemble. Watch the resplendently colorful performance video below. More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 18, 2013 - 3:23 pm

Beady Eye – “Shine A Light” Video

Beady Eye — basically all of Oasis minus Noel Gallagher — released their sophomore album BE earlier this year, and now they’ve got a video for their propulsive single “Shine A Light,” which pulls the rare and commendable move of using the Bo Diddley beat in 2013. In director Charlie Lightening’s clip, the whole band… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 22, 2013 - 10:17 am

Watch Beady Eye Play The Voice UK

Beady Eye, a/k/a Oasis without Noel Gallagher, played The Voice UK last night. Check out footage of “Second Bite Of The Apple” below. And in case you missed it, check out the album version as well. The band’s second LP BE is out now. More »

By: Liz Pelly / June 16, 2013 - 11:37 am

Watch Beady Eye, Miguel Play Jools Holland

Jools welcomed sensual Miguel and sensitive Liam to his show recently, and the resulting clips are below: Miguel with “Adorn,” Beady Eye in interview (explaining that their new album BE is an abbreviation more than it is an existential mandate) before performances of “Flick Of The Finger” and “Second Bite Of The Apple.” For your… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 30, 2013 - 1:05 pm

Beady Eye – “Second Bite Of The Apple”

A couple weeks ago I wrote complimentary things about “Flick Of The Finger,” the first track to be released from BE, the second album from Beady Eye (aka Oasis sans Noel Gallagher). Now we’ve got another new one, and man, I like this even more than the first. Dave Sitek produced BE, and there are… More »

By: Michael Nelson / April 29, 2013 - 3:51 pm

Beady Eye – “Flick Of The Finger”

When Oasis were at their absolute peak, the very heart of their appeal was plainly the incomparable voice of their primary vocalist, Liam Gallagher, one of the great singers of the ’90s. When Oasis were at their worst, their most frustrating flaws were also found in Liam’s vocals: between booze, cigarettes, poor conditioning, and God… More »

By: Michael Nelson / April 5, 2013 - 10:14 pm

Beady Eye Recording New Album With Dave Sitek

Liam Gallagher and Beady Eye (aka Oasis minus Noel Gallagher) aren’t exactly known for being adventurous, forward-thinking musicians: They’ve made a career out of aping the Beatles; they were most recently featured on Stereogum for their choice to include Oasis songs from 1995 in their 2012 live sets. And Dave Sitek’s resume isn’t filled with… More »

By: Michael Nelson / November 12, 2012 - 3:43 pm

Liam Gallagher Is Singing Oasis Again

Beady Eye’s debut album was pretty good, but let’s face it: It’s no Definitely Maybe. Maybe Liam Gallagher has come to believe this truth, too, because after initially vowing not to play Oasis songs with Beady Eye, the new band is dipping into the old band’s catalog. During their 6/28 show at Parr Hall i… More »

By: Michael Nelson / July 2, 2012 - 11:27 am

While We Were Out

… and then it was 2011. Hopefully your New Year’s celebration involved doing something more celebratory than being berated by a solo Ariel Pink from a makeshift stage in a Bushwick warehouse, and hopefully you are back on the internet with a lot of hard drive space and some well rested ears: There was a… More »

By: Amrit Singh / January 3, 2011 - 9:53 am

Liam Gallagher’s Beady Eye Shares MP3

Beady Eye is the band Liam Gallagher formed with the guys from Oasis who aren’t his brother. (Though I’m assuming he named the project after Noel.) The Gospel-y “Bring The Light” is the first taste of their forthcoming debut. The world would’ve been OK without it. More »

By: brandon / November 10, 2010 - 9:55 am