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By my count, the Smiths only recorded 74 songs during their brief, brilliant career, so the concept of choosing their 30 greatest seems kind of dubious: That's two-fifths of their catalog! Just the…   Read Story »
Glastonbury, the world's biggest and wettest music festival, is going down this weekend and despite what M.I.A. claims the BBC has been broadcasting bits of all the performances from the legendary…   Read Story »
Oasis and Blur may mark the official beginning of Britpop with the twin classics of Definitely Maybe and Parklife, respectively, but some people -- particularly, seemingly, in music-writer circles --…   Read Story »
As resident anglophile Michael Nelson explained in his tremendous introduction to Britpop Week, the era's feuds are almost as essential to Britpop history as the music. And no conflict defined the…   Read Story »
Sometimes I think Damon Albarn is trolling me personally. One of the first things I wrote for Stereogum was a Counting Down of his non-Blur projects (it was, in fact, the first installment of that…   Read Story »
Here's how former Oasis co-leader Noel Gallagher describes his own personal 2013: "Fucking had a shit year. All I've done is sit around the house and become a fucking hypochondriac. Dog-shit year.…   Read Story »
Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn took the stage together last night in London at the Royal Albert Hall to play a charity event for Teenage Cancer Trust. The former frontmen of Oasis and Blur…   Read Story »
So we were having this argument in the office -- who's more irrelevant in 2012: Mischa Barton or Noel Gallagher? I voted Mischa, but I'm kind of the unofficial/official "Oasis guy" in any…   Read Story »
Last year, Noel Gallagher and his High Flying Birds released their self-titled album, Gallagher's first post-Oasis project, and it was a collection of solid, slightly-more-psychedelic variations on…   Read Story »
The Caption Contest is mostly Videogum's territory; it's been over a year since we've run one. But then, it's been over a year since we've seen a photo this monumental: Britpop-era archrivals Damon…   Read Story »