Tag Archives: Oasis

Video Roundup: 1994

Twenty years ago, music had one of its most creatively abundant years of music. 1994 saw strong debut releases in every genre, from Oasis to Outkast. Grunge was at the height of its power with excellent local releases from Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, and Nirvana released their MTV Unplugged session. Sadly, it wasRead more...

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Video Roundup: National Sibling Day

Happy Sibling Day, everyone! In today’s Video Roundup, KEXP is bringing you a slough of bands comprised of brothers and sisters. Our list includes: HAIM, The Jackson Five, The National, Kings of Leon, The Bee-Gees, Radiohead, CocoRosie, and First Aid Kit. It’s a wonderful demonstration of the potential power of familial collaboration — no matterRead more...

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Video Roundup: Groundhog Day

The Seattle Seahawks aren’t the only creature having a big day today: February 2nd is also Groundhog Day. As you might recall from the 1993 Bill Murray film, the infamous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil will emerge from hibernation on this day. Legend has it, if he sees his shadow, he’ll freak out, retreat back into hisRead more...

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KEXP Exclusive: Live Session & Interview with Beady Eye... listen now!

Beady Eye is the new group from Oasis members Liam Gallagher, Gem Archer and Andy Bell, plus newcomer Chris Sharrock. They’re a blistering mix of classic rock, pop, and glam that proves that while Oasis may be long gone, their spirit certainly endures. The debut album Different Gear, Still Speeding, is chock full of allRead more...

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Out This Week 6/15

It may be that the music of 2010 will be remembered as a time when maturity in music is considered a good thing. In the past, a new release branded as “more mature” usually was a nice way of saying either “not as good” or “didn’t sell as well.” But many of the releases ofRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Were you a kid of the 90s who wondered what a collaboration between Beck and Stephen Malkmus would sound like? You may get your answer next year as it’s been reported that Malkmus and his band, The Jicks, were recording with Beck before Malkmus began touring with the recently reunited Pavement. Hopefully this doesn’t leadRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Whenever the melodies of Brian Wilson drift in our direction, the same question always comes to mind: I wonder what would happen if Wilson played George Gershwin? An answer to that question, as odd as it might be, is on the horizon as the endless one has been granted permission by the Gershwin Estate toRead more...

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Thursday News Threads 9/10

London hip-hop artist Speech Debelle was just announced the winner of the Mercury Music Prize, beating out strong contenders Bat For Lashes, Kasabian, La Roux, Friendly Fires, Florence and the Machine, and Lisa Hannigan. Her album Speech Therapy (Big Dada) won for best album of the past year by a U.K. or Irish artist. BeRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Noel Gallagher announced his departure from the band he founded, Oasis, late Friday afternoon, claiming on the band’s website that “verbal and violent intimidation” are the cause. Though he doesn’t accuse his brother, Liam, directly, the ever-escalating sibling rivalry between the brothers has been ongoing since the band’s heyday, when they were always reportedly atRead more...

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Thursday News 6/11

Wanna feel old? The Smashing Pumpkins recently have been jamming with a 19 year old drummer named Mike Bryne, hanging out in the studio with the kid, and even working on demos with the Oregon youngster. An update on the Pumpkins website states” Billy has been working with young (19) Mike Byrne on demos. WordRead more...

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