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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 »
Liam Gallagher spent a couple hours on Twitter yesterday, and over the course of five tweets, one letter at a time, he spelled out one word: "OASIS." He followed that up with something even more…   Read Story »
We're celebrating Britpop Week here at Stereogum, and while there's lots of essential listening that comes with such a pursuit, there's not much in the way of essential viewing. There is, however,…   Read Story »
It was 20 years ago this week that Britpop first emerged as a major cultural force, thanks to the dual releases of Blur's Parklife and Pulp's His 'N' Hers. So we're celebrating Britpop Week here at…   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 »
Britpop turns 20 this year, and we're celebrating at Stereogum in grand fashion all this week, in particular because several iconic Britpop albums are hitting the same milestone over the next several…   Read Story »
The first time I saw Blur was on September 29, 1994, at the old Academy Theatre on 43rd St. in Manhattan. That place has been shut down now since 1996, but I'd guess it held … 1200 people? 1300? In…   Read Story »
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…   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 »
"We're gonna celebrate one of the UK's finest," Brandon Flowers tells the British crowd in this clip from this past weekend's V Fest. And after those iconic establishing chords, somehow the crowd…   Read Story »