Oasis (Band)

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    September 29, 2014

    QUIZ: Can You ID These Bands From Their Famous Typefaces?

    Fact: Any band who uses Times New Roman on their album cover isn't going to make it in the music industry. (Feel free to prove us wrong, though). Smart typography selection is as important to a band's image as having a memorable logo. In 1937, industrial designer and typographer Gerry Powell, desig ... More >>

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    August 12, 2014

    Today's Band T-Shirt Trends Are Getting Ridiculous and Awesome

    By: Jamie Lees Band shirts used to be a way to easily identify other members of your tribe. It was a method of claiming allegiance without saying a word, a way to help find other like-minded people. People wore their love on their sleeves, quite literally. Back in the day you couldn't just creep on ... More >>

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    April 17, 2014

    Coachella 2014: Weekend One Party Recap

    Just because you didn't score a Coachella wristband this year, doesn't mean you had to miss out on the Coachella Valley fun. In fact there where are enough pool parties, day clubs, and after-hours events to keep you partying all weekend long while seeing some of your favorite acts on the Coachella b ... More >>

  • Music

    October 24, 2013

    Johnny Marr Doesn't Need Morrissey

    The onetime Smiths guitarist doesn't rest on his laurels, can still write hits

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    July 5, 2013

    Comedian Steve Byrne's Job is Cooler Than Yours. (Yeah, We're Jealous Too.)

    Pittsburgh native Steve Byrne isn't new to the stand-up game. He's been successfully touring the globe, appeared on just about every late night talk show, and even has two stand-up specials ("Steve Byrne's Happy Hour" and "The Byrne Identity") under his belt. But the sitcom world? Well he's a little ... More >>

  • Film

    June 20, 2013

    In Downloaded, It's Not Stealing, Sharing

    In a new doc, Napster's still playing dumb

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    June 11, 2013

    Amusing Twitter Reviews of This Week's Major Album Releases

    Flowery, contemplative album reviews are nice, but when it comes to finding amusing music criticism on the go, nothing tops Twitter. After all, when people only have 140 characters to spend, they tend to get right to the point. So we browsed through endless feeds to see what people are saying about ... More >>

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    May 23, 2013

    President's of the United States of America The Observatory May 22, 2013

    Presidents of the United States of America The Observatory May, 22, 2012 Lately we're seeing a lot of '90s bands seemingly come back from the grave, or at least back into our consciousness again thanks to the almighty "anniversary/reunion tour." It was certainly the case again last night as Presiden ... More >>

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    April 13, 2013

    Why the Hell Is Phoenix Headlining Tonight?

    This year as opposed to any other year of Coachella serves a reminder that the branding of the event is bigger than any of the bands playing, including headliners. While there was plenty of grumbling by younger, pre-Brit pop fans about The Stone Roses, overlooked is the head scratching move to put P ... More >>

  • Music

    April 4, 2013

    Coachella's Best Parties

    A road map to the best festival parties, and how to get in (or not)!

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Top 10 Concert Films Every Music Writer Should Own

    For music fans, there's nothing better than seeing your favorite band or checking out an up-and-coming act in person. While the records serve as a tangible finished product that fans can jam on until eternity, the live show experience explains more about a band than their recorded work. With concert ... More >>

  • Film

    January 31, 2013

    Kings of the Stone Age

    Dave Grohl and other rockers toast LA's Sound City

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    9th Annual Holiday Groove - Playhouse Hollywood - December 5, 2012

    9th Annual Holiday Groove Playhouse Hollywood December 5, 2012 On Wednesday night, we headed to Hollywood for the 9th Annual Holiday Groove Toy Drive at Playhouse hosted by Groove Radio, Chemistry LA and We Simply Rule. Swedish Egil, the European DJ who made a name for himself as a radio personal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Krewella - Ten Nightclub - 7/29/12

    See Also: Krewella Want to Play Hard with OC Fans This WeekendKrewella Costa Mesa 7/29/12 Krewella, the Chicago threesome known for their fusion of different EDM sub-genres, proceeded to bring dubsex to Ten nightclub in Newport Beach, opening with the title track from their new EP, Play Hard. Unlik ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    StellaR: "I don't have a bias to any style. I just love to make people dance."

    In the past four years, StellaR has played at some of the biggest parties in the US, from Ultra Music Festival to residencies at Nikki Beach Cabo, Paul Oakenfold's Perfecto at Rain, Artisan Afterhours, and Haze Nightclub in Las Vegas. Born David Garcia, StellaR has loved the EDM scene since he was 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Johnny Ramone's Autobio to be Released, Eight Years Later (Plus, Five Other Essential Rock Bios)

    ​Yesterday, news of the long-awaited Johnny Ramone autobiography finally broke and is scheduled to be released this spring. It's hard to believe, but Johnny died in September 2004 and somehow his memoirs are being released now. It should be interesting to read what the iconic guitar's true thought ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night Two Last Night

    Andrew Youssef​KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night TwoDecember 11, 2011Gibson AmphitheaterSee also: KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night One  After barely surviving Night One of KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas, my endurance was tested with another stellar line-up for Night Two. The Gibson ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Top 10 Noel Gallagher Songs While in Oasis (Bonus: and His 10 Funniest Quotes!)

    ​ Things you should know by now: Noel Gallagher is a rock & roll star. He is no longer in Oasis. Although his little brother Liam was the face and main voice of Oasis, Noel was the leader. Noel only sang lead vocals on about 15 percent of the songs, but he wrote about 95 percent of them. Noel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Who's Bashing Bieber? A Celebrity Checklist

    ​ Along with the unrequited love of a billion tweens, Justin Bieber has earned equally intense scorn from parents sick of hearing "Baby," mischievous 6th graders trying to wind up smitten classmates, and overreaching critics who laughably equate Bieber's popularity with the crumbling of Western ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Metallica, Nirvana and Linkin Park Fans More Likely to Have Sex on First Date, a music and dating site, published their (most likely unscientific) research  today asking their users how likely they were to have sex on the first date. Basically the site figures that people who listen to the same music are more likely to get along in the bedroom, and the re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Finally, a Full-Length From Far*Out

    ​Far*Out, the West Covina trio with the hard-to-look up name, formed in high school after hearing Oasis' Definitely Maybe. Now that they have a full length that they can call their own, they're celebrating with a release show at Chain Reaction on Saturday. Bassist Charles Gray tells you why you sh ... More >>

  • Music

    February 24, 2011

    Civet: Now With Boys!

    The Long Beach group ditch the all-girl punk-combo concept and release their best effort to date

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    TGIF: Snoop Dogg, Ky-Mani Marley, Devil's Brigade, Smith Westerns and More

    ​Friday kicks off a busy weekend, first with Devil's Brigade playing Alex's Bar in Long Beach with Roger Miret and the Disasters and Viva Hate. Devil's Brigade just released their debut album, but it's been ten years in the making--as Rancid fans well know. The group is a long-running side project ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Former Oasis Singer Liam Gallagher Bitches About His Brother's Song Snags

    ​​The Gallagher brothers haven't made consistently great music since the late-'90s, so I guess this is an easier way for them to get free publicity. Liam told Uncut magazine that his older brother, Noel, stole songs they wrote and recorded together during sessions for Oasis' 2008 album, Dig Out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2010

    Pop Noir By The Numbers

    ​Since 2004, people around Orange County have known of dance rock trio Pop Noir, founded by singer/bassist/keyboardist Luke McGarry and twin brother guitarist Joe McGarry (now with drummer Nico Saavedra). Audiences familiar with local music know, for example, that the McGarrys were born in the UK ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    Detroit Bar Owner Jon Reiser Shares A Secret

    Danielle Bacher​Even if you don't know him by name, you've probably attended at least one show at a Jon Reiser venue in the past decade. He owns Detroit Bar with Dan Bradley, Diego Velasco, David Hastie, Mike Harris and Scott Hamilton (who also own all Memphis Restaurants and Tin Lizzie Salo ... More >>

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    May 7, 2010

    "If We Don't Get On, We Don't Get On" -Liam Gallagher Talks About His Brother, Makes Beatles Movie​Liam Gallagher's newly formed film Production Company In 1 Productions has confirmed that they will develop and produce a feature film about the The Beatles' Apple Corps, adapted from the book "The Longest Cocktail Party" by Richard DeLillo. That's after Paul McCartn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2010

    Today in Music News: No Doubt Recording New Album, Eminem to Perform with Lil Wayne at Grammys, Liam Gallagher Solo Album

    "Tony [Kanal] and Gwen [Stefani] are rocking the synth. Our little studio is warm and candlelit, above the glowing city," Tweets No Doubt guitarist Tom Dumont.Eminem, Lil Wayne, Drake and Blink-182's Travis Barker "in a special performance ... added to stellar Grammy lineup!" reads the Tweet. Hope ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    Today in Music News: Red Hot Chili Peppers Robbed, Pearl Jam Headlines NOLA Jazz Fest, New Oasis Record

    Red Hot Chili Peppers robbed! The Stooges, Jimmy Cliff, Hollies, Genesis and ABBA to join Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I'm just glad KISS--a band I loathe more than any other--didn't make the cut. Speaking of the Peppers, has guitar hero John Frusciante quit again?New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fe ... More >>

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    September 18, 2009

    Incoming: Matt Costa at Detroit, Morrissey at the Fox Pomona

    ​It may be late Friday afternoon, but there's still some stuff to talk about. Like a couple of big new shows coming our way.

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    July 14, 2009

    Z-Trip, DJ Dan Set For This Year's Jujubeats Festival in Irvine

    Oak Canyon Ranch: It's not just for Hootenanny anymore! The massive electronic music carnival known as Jujubeats Festival, which returned last year after a hiatus, is back against in Irvine on August 1, with acts like Z-Trip (pictured) on the bill. Read more for...more!

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    June 11, 2009

    Incoming: Jet at the House of Blues Anaheim

    Hey, you remember Jet. Right? Australian dudes? Sound (and look) kind of like a more '70s rock-oriented Oasis? Pitchfork posted a review of their 2006 Shine On album that was simply a nine-second video of a monkey drinking his own pee? Sure, now you remember. Well, the band that spawned all those mi ... More >>

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    April 30, 2009
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    April 18, 2009

    Live from Coachella: Dr. Dog, Amanda Palmer, Henry Rollins, Shirtless D-Bags

    Sup. Broadcasting LIVE from the Corporately Sponsored AT&T Cool Down Charge Up tent. I am not really doing either at the moment, though. Philly's Dr. Dog just finished up at the Mojave tent a bit ago, and as Larry David might say, they were "pretty, pretty good." Tracks like "Worst Trip" and "Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    Friends: Lend Us Your Coachella Stories!

    Exactly one month from now we'll be in the midst of Coachella, that annual sweaty, magical musical festival in the brutal yet glorious desert of Indio. It's also the 10th anniversary of the thing (well, kind of--the 1999 one took place in October).In the spirit of getting ready for this glorious eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    Last Night: Oasis, Ryan Adams, Matt Costa at the Staples Center

    Last Night: Oasis, Ryan Adams & The Cardinals, Matt Costa at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, Dec. 4th, 2008.Better Than: Fighting with your brother.Download: New single "I'm Outta Time" from the album Dig Out Your Soul at the Oasis MySpace.Anglophiles filled the Staples Center Thursday to watch ... More >>

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    December 3, 2008

    Matt Costa Models Oliver Peoples Eyewear

    Matt Costa's future is so bright, he's gotta so on and so forth.The dreamy (I'm using that word to describe his music, honest!) Huntington Beach singer/songwriter is featured in the new advertising campaign for upscale eyewear retailer/maker Oliver Peoples. Also featured is similarly adorable actres ... More >>

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    September 4, 2008
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    August 21, 2008
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    August 17, 2008

    Last Night: Juju Beats Festival @ Oak Canyon Ranch

    Better than: Going on an all night bender of Red Bull and Dance Dance Revolution at the neighborhood arcade After its long-time hiatus, the legendary Juju Beats Festival swarmed the lawn of Oak Canyon Ranch in Orange. The party stretched until after 3 am, with freaky beats, bouncing bodies and insa ... More >>

  • Music

    June 1, 2006

    Get Out!

    June 1 - June 8: Skulls and Whiskey