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There’s a prevailing narrative about Oasis’ career. It begins with the meteoric rise, the one-two punch of dual classic albums, Definitely Maybe and (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? in 1994 and 1995, respectively. The years where Oasis rapidly became the rock ‘n’ roll stars they sang about, the years where Noel Gallagher appeared to be… More »

Last month, we marked the 20th anniversary of Blur’s The Great Escape: the complicated conclusion to that band’s Britpop trilogy; an album that lives on as a sprawling and flawed but fascinating and mostly great work. Just under a month later, Oasis offered a rejoinder: their sophomore release, (What’s The Story) Morning Glory?, which turns… More »

In this era of ever-diminishing music sales, there are weeks when an album squeaks into the #1 spot because there’s no legitimate competition. This was not one of those weeks. Zac Brown Band’s Jekyll + Hyde forcefully seized the top spot, racking up 228,000 equivalent units — one of the best sales frames of the… More »

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Coldplay’s New Album Inspired By Drake, Oasis, DJ Snake & Lil Jon

Coldplay's A Head Full Of Dreams will be upon us in about two weeks, and Chris Martin gave some interviews about it recently. To Rolling
Chris DeVille | November 19, 2015 - 5:28 pm

AURORA – “Half The World Away” (Oasis Cover) Video

AURORA's "Half The World Away" cover turns an Oasis song into a wistful piano ditty with a constellation of quality influences. The track strikes me…
Chris DeVille | November 12, 2015 - 5:26 pm

Noel Gallagher Mocks Radiohead In Esquire UK Cover Story

When Esquire UK interviewed Noel Gallagher for a recent cover story, Alex Bilmes asked the musician what his hobbies are, to which he responded: interviews.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 5, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Amy Winehouse Documentary Filmmakers Prepping Oasis Doc

The team behind this year’s acclaimed Amy Winehouse documentary Amy are making another music doc, this time about the rise of Britpop legends Oasis, Rolling
Peter Helman | November 2, 2015 - 6:45 pm

Watch Ceremony Cover Oasis

A.V. Club's Undercover series has, as per usual, been running all summer, and we're starting to get towards the end of the list that the…
James Rettig | September 29, 2015 - 11:14 am

Deafheaven’s New Bermuda Recalls Oasis, Red House Painters, Wilco

Deafheaven's Sunbather was a masterpiece -- it was Stereogum's second-favorite record of 2013 and my own #1 by a significant margin. I wrote about it
Michael Nelson | August 25, 2015 - 2:29 pm

Oasis Are Racist Dickheads Says Vic Mensa

Vic Mensa has been great for many years now, but thanks to his recent collaboration with Kanye West, the 22-year-old Chicago rapper is veering toward…
Caitlin White | August 5, 2015 - 2:51 pm

Watch Liam Gallagher Play A New Song In An Irish Pub

Liam Gallagher debuted a new song in County Mayo, Ireland this past weekend. The former frontman of Oasis (and Beady Eye!) joined local musicians at…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 29, 2015 - 11:27 am

Watch Liam Gallagher & Roger Daltrey Sing The Who’s “My Generation” On TFI Friday Special

Last night, Liam Gallagher and Roger Daltrey led a one-off supergroup performance of the Who's "My Generation" on British TV show TFI Friday, which revived…
Peter Helman | June 13, 2015 - 10:41 am

Watch Noel Gallagher Play The Late Late Show, Talk Oasis Fistfights

A fun thing about having James Corden on late-night TV: He treats every Britpop-era guest like visiting royalty. Consider, if you will, the time he…
Tom Breihan | June 2, 2015 - 8:36 am

Watch Noel Gallagher Play “Don’t Look Back In Anger” With A Choir At Belfast Tour Opener

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds' sophomore album Chasing Yesterdays came out yesterday, and he kicked off his tour to support it in Belfast last night.
Caitlin White | March 4, 2015 - 10:51 am

Q&A: Noel Gallagher On Kanye, Beck, Beyoncé, Moz, Jack White, Black Keys, & More

Back when I was first becoming an obsessive music fan, Oasis were big for me. I loved everything: the classic albums, of course, but also…
Ryan Leas | February 23, 2015 - 2:41 pm

Noel Gallagher Would Reunite Oasis For A Ton Of Money

Noel Gallagher would reunite Oasis, but only for the right price. In a new interview with Q, he said: "Nobody has made us an offer.
James Rettig | January 25, 2015 - 10:36 am

Watch Noel Gallagher Say Entertaining Things About Russell Brand, Morrissey, And Salt & Vinegar Crisps

Noel Gallagher always has something entertaining to say about everything, and thankfully he's delivered more of that today in a new video interview with Noisey.
Chris DeVille | November 11, 2014 - 1:39 pm

Win A Limited Edition Oasis (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? Super Deluxe Box Set

This year marked the 20th anniversary of Britpop, so it's good timing that Oasis have been gradually reissuing their albums with lavish box sets. Earlier…
Stereogum | September 12, 2014 - 1:37 pm

Definitely Maybe Turns 20

Back in April, we marked the 20th anniversary of Britpop with Stereogum's Britpop Week. We chose the date for a few reasons -- the week…
Ryan Leas | August 29, 2014 - 9:16 am

Ryan Adams Spent $100k On Scrapped LP, Defends Lousy Oasis Album

Next month, Ryan Adams is set to drop his new self-titled album; he gave us his "Gimme Something Good" video, which awesomely stars Elvira, earlier…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2014 - 5:08 pm
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