The Reinvention of Noel Gallagher

The Reinvention of Noel Gallagher

Former Oasis guitarist and songwriter Noel Gallagher on his new album, not looking back, and his brother. “I couldn’t have done it without David,” Noel Gallagher says, generously giving credit to his producer, dance and soundtrack legend David Holmes, for the remarkable left turn that his new album, Who Built The Moon?, marks for the […]

New from Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Stream ‘Holy Mountain,’ New Album Out 11/24

New from Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Stream ‘Holy Mountain,’ New Album Out 11/24

Last week, ex-Oasis songwriter Noel Gallagher announced a new studio album under the name Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds — Who Built the Moon? will be released on November 24. On Monday, Gallagher premiered a single from the record, and it’s somewhat surprising. Titled “Holy Mountain,” the tune is a charging, up-tempo anthem with Noel’s pal […]

Good Times Coming: An Interview with The Monkees’ Peter Tork

Good Times Coming: An Interview with The Monkees’ Peter Tork

In commemoration of their 50th anniversary, The Monkees have pulled off the impossible with Good Times, the group’s first new studio album in 20 years. The LP is truly a timeless record that stands up proudly against their most revered recordings (i.e.-Headquarters and Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn, Jones Ltd.) Marrying disparate strands of pop, folk, country, bubblegum and psychedelia, […]

Best New Music: Stream the Monkees’ Infectious New Album ‘Good Times!’

Best New Music: Stream the Monkees’ Infectious New Album ‘Good Times!’

Well, it’s here. After two decades between new albums, the Monkees release Good Times! today via Rhino Records…and it’s an appropriately-titled collection of songs. Featuring compositions written by the likes of Rivers Cuomo of Weezer, Andy Partridge of XTC, Noel Gallagher and Paul Weller and Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie, Good Times! carries […]

Stream Paul Weller’s New Album ‘Saturns Pattern’ Early (Audio)

Stream Paul Weller’s New Album ‘Saturns Pattern’ Early (Audio)

British music luminary Paul Weller is releasing a new album, Saturns Pattern, next week. Thanks to the Guardian, you can stream the whole record now…enjoy: This is Weller’s twelfth proper solo studio album, and is the follow-up to 2012’s adventurous Sonik Kicks. Related links: Noel Gallagher Talks ‘Chasing Yesterday’ & Oasis’ Future (‘Do Not Believe […]