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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 »

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 the mid-period stuff most people dismiss. As I got older, those last two very underrated albums were special to me, too. I sought out all sorts of Oasis minutiae, from… More »

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 marked the anniversaries of both Pulp’s His ‘N’ Hers and Blur’s Parklife, Damon Albarn was conveniently releasing his first solo album almost to the day of Parklife’s 20th birthday, and… More »

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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The Sound Of Someone Losing The Plot: Britpop’s Big Comedown And What Came Next

Oasis and Blur may mark the official beginning of Britpop with the twin classics of Definitely Maybe and Parklife, respectively, but some people -- particularly,…
Ryan Leas | April 25, 2014 - 3:37 pm
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Liam Gallagher Tweeted “OASIS,” But Don’t Get Your Hopes Up

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…
Michael Nelson | April 25, 2014 - 12:03 pm
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Watch Live Forever: The Rise And Fall Of Brit Pop

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…
Michael Nelson | April 23, 2014 - 3:34 pm
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Read An Exclusive Excerpt From The Definitely Maybe 33⅓

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…
Stereogum | April 22, 2014 - 1:43 pm
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Damon Albarn & Noel Gallagher: A Timeline

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…
Chris DeVille | April 22, 2014 - 10:13 am
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Win An Oasis Definitely Maybe Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set

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…
Miles Bowe | April 21, 2014 - 3:00 pm
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It’s Britpop Week On Stereogum

The first time I saw Blur was on September 29, 1994, at the old Academy Theatre on 43rd St. in Manhattan. That place has bee…
Michael Nelson | April 21, 2014 - 11:31 am
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