Tag: oasis

LIVE: Calling Festival, Clapham Common 4.7.15

Having been running since 2006, Calling Festival has become an essential part of the London festival landscape. Over the last decade, a huge number of iconic artists have graced the Calling Stage; The Who, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder,…

New Track: The Rising – ‘Free My Soul Tonight’

While the nineties had a certain Gallagher declaring that he was “free to be whatever I / Whatever I choose”, 2015 has The Rising’s Tommy Overington throw society to the wind with a defiant “I’m gonna leave this all behind”…

THE WORD: Noel Gallagher

Once upon a time on MTV a virtually pre-pubescent (and certainly pre-crack) Pete Doherty was asked to describe Oasis: “I subscribe to the Umberto Eco view that Liam’s a town crier and Noel’s a poet…” came the response. Lyrically, Noel…

Five Iconic Music Venues We Miss

Over the past few years, the UK has seen many of its much cherished and most important music venues go under. Grassroots music and underground scenes are slowly becoming harder to find, and working class bands are struggling more than…

20 Classic Albums Turning 20 in 2015

2015 promises to be a great year for album releases. But it’ll take some doing to top the number of great albums released 20 years ago… 1995 saw Britpop reach hit its plateau. The Verve, Elastica and Pulp delivered seminal records,…

EP Review: The Spitting Pips – ‘Acid Soul’

Hailing from North Wales The Spitting Pips present their debut EP Acid-Soul, encapsulating the spirit of British rock throughout the ages decorated with flecks of an American neo-psychedelic sound. The EP contains two raw rock anthems and is as loud…

The Greatest Bootlegs Ever, Vol. 1

Ah, the bootleg. That hiterto unheard-of piece of arcane musicalia for millennials born into an age with torrents, Spotify and every other file-sharing platform that makes loving music so little hard work now. Back in the day, it was all…