Oasis (Band)

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    DJs Six and Candy on Why SF Pride Is Their Favorite Party of the Year

    Waiting alone in the club for a companion can be a self-conscious experience. However, DJs Six and Candy have provided a safe haven for shy folks with parties like Get Lucky!, which features indie and electro dance jams with their videos playing on background screens. Forming an instant bond after ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    5 Reasons Why Drunken British Musicians Are the Best Drunken Musicians

    Why is it that when British people drink too much, they become 10 times funnier? It's not just the accents (though that does definitely help). There is just something specific to coming from that island -- and we have no idea what it is -- that inspires a special next-level of unhindered glee and co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    20 Spot Brings Wine and Mid-Century Design To The Mission

    Punk rock enthusiasts may mourn the loss of Force of Habit, the record shop that inhabited the space that is now wine bar 20 Spot, but the winos in town can rejoice. The wine bar, from owners Bodhi Freedom (owner of Bacchus) and chef Anthony Paone, opened in March, and boasts a list of North America ... More >>

  • Film

    November 28, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Noel Gallagher Claims Rock Stardom Will Go Extinct, Apparently Hasn't Heard of Other Forms of Stardom

    Aw, look: Another one of Oasis' Gallagher brothers uttered a statement that managed to be arrogant, ignorant, and fuddy-duddy all at the same time! This time it was the elder (and usually saner) one, Noel, speaking to the U.K.'s Sunday Express about the impending die-off of that rare and vital spec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Liars' Angus Andrew on Making Music with Computers, What the Hell WIXIW Means, and Dire Straits

    Most artists like to call themselves unpredictable, but few fit the description so fully as a little three-piece named Liars. First dipping into dance-punk with their 2001 debut They Threw Us All In A Trench And Stuck A Monument On Top, the L.A.-via-Berlin-via-NYC-via-L.A. trio has since experimente ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Nevermind Badu vs. Coyne: Here Are the Top Five Greatest Band Feuds

    Uh-oh. Wayne Coyne from The Flaming Lips unleashed the wrath of Erykah Badu this week by releasing a video for their collaboration, "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face," without getting her approval first. Which was kind of important, since the video features crazy close-ups of all (and we do mean ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    The Top 15 Most Cocaine-Influenced Albums of All Time, Nos. 5-1

    See also: * The Top 15 Most Cocaine-Influenced Albums of All Time, Nos. 15-11 * The Top 15 Most Cocaine-Influenced Albums of All Time, Nos. 10-6 Here we are, at the end of the blizzard: the final installment of our list of the most coked-out records ever made. Less an endorsement than an assessme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Five Cover Songs That Are Better Than the Originals

    As musical pairings go, they don't come much more oddball than Mastodon with Feist. But -- we can't quite believe it either -- on Record Store Day (April 21st), the unlikely collaborators are releasing Feistodon: a split single that will feature Mastodon covering Feist ("A Commotion") and vice versa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Music Links: Drake and Weezy in the Bay, Loud Talkers at Concerts, and More

    Drake hangin' with Mistah FAB on the set of his video shoot in Oakland. Photo via SoulCulture.​ So, Drake and Lil Wayne were in the Bay Area last weekend, shooting a video for "The Motto." [East Bay Express] A worthy screed about awful loud talkers during a Weakerthans show at the Independent ... More >>

  • Music

    November 23, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Live Review: Noel Gallagher Soars at the Orpheum Theatre

    Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds The Hours Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011 The Orpheum Theatre Better than: Standing among shouty drunks at a European soccer match. Since Oasis' Gallagher brothers are apparently determined to not get along -- the famously disagreeable Mancs scuttled their titanic Britpo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Treasure Island Day One: Chromeo and Cut Copy Get the Wild Crowds Moving

    Christopher VictorioChromeo at Treasure Island on Saturday​ Cut Copy Chromeo Death From Above 1979, Battles, Dizzee Rascal, YACHT, The Naked & Famous October 15, 2011 Treasure Island Music Festival Better than: Any wanna-be Studio 54 club experience The genius of Treasure Island Music Festiv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    What Is Dad Rock, Exactly? One Dad's Opinion​ In a segment from a season 1 episode of "The Cosby Show," the sitcom's namesake delightfully illustrates how pop music can function as a generational wedge. "I thought it had come down the hallway," Bill Cosby says in reference to the deafening music playing on daughter Sondra's ... More >>

  • News

    January 5, 2011
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    December 27, 2010

    The Top 6 Weirdest Actor Cameos in Music Videos

    What did we do on Christmas after we'd eaten a mountain of food and watched a giant stack of movies? Looked for actors in music videos, of course! Here are six of the weirdest cameos big-name actors have made in music videos. 6. Christopher Walken in Fatboy Slim's "Weapon Of Choice"
 Up until t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    Last Night: El Vez at the Independent

    Chrissy Loader​El Vez, Los StraightjacketsThursday, Dec. 17, 2009The IndependentBetter than: Elvis impersonators who don't speak Spanish.El Vez is, in many ways, a role model for the importance of the live event in the music industry. The punk rocker-turned-underground-musical-theater star has spe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Oakland's Oasis Nightclub Reopens

    EKAphotographyThey'rre Ba-ack: the Oasis Crew​ Summer reggae lovers were bummed, to say the least, when Oakland's Oasis Nightclub--home of the popular Wednesday night weekly "Lion Rock"--shuttered its doors a while back. Apparently, the City of Oakland noted numerous code violations. The owners s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    Oakland's Nightlife Resurgence Continues

    EKAphotographyRound Midnight: the Oasis crew The recent Uptown Unveiled event cast a spotlight on the revitalized Oakland nightlife scene, which is really beginning to come into its own after years of playing second fiddle to SF. As it stands now, there's a solid strip of venues in and around Broad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2009

    Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: Jah Yzer

    Local DJ Jah Yzer moves acround the city and across the Bay spreading his love for reggae, roots, dancehall, and the like from behind the turntables. The DJ/MC/producer came up in Miami, where mixtapes and radio DJs helped him get a grip on his future career. Twelve years after moving to the Bay Are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2008

    Oasis Kicks Off Winter Tour in Oakland

    Speaking of Brit pop, the notoriously bickering brothers in Oasis are coming to town December 3, kicking off their first tour in three years in Oakland. (Opening the shows will be another mercurial dude, Ryan Adams). The tour will be to promote the band's brand spankin' new album, Dig Out Your Soul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2008

    Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: DJ Cali

    DJ Cali loves Oakland. You can tell from reading our Q&A with the guy below, or you can tell from the name of the party he works most: The People Oakland. It's a unique event that mixes music (Cali spins tracks with heavy Latin and African flavor), art, good cooking, and, of course, plenty of dancin ... More >>

  • Music

    October 24, 2007

    Almost Gold

    The Jesus and Mary Chain: From required records to artificial rip-offs

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2007

    Chemical Brothers Tom Interview: 'Drugs Are Bad' Mmkay

    For the last fifteen years, UK electronica duo the Chemical Brothers have marked the flow and ebb of dance music in the U.S. with their block-rocking beats. Peaking statewide in 1997, the Chems have been making their money overseas, from Ibiza to Czechoslovakia to Japan. Selling millions of records ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2007

    Radio Birdman, Roger Waters, The Horrors -- Plugged In: ASD's Live Music Picks, June 19

    The Horrors, 8pm, Popscene. $5 "The Horrors bring a dose of dark glamour to an increasingly anodyne British alternative music scene too heavily indebted either to Oasis and the Libertines, or earnest post-punk. They blend their twin influences of early ‘80s goth and ‘60s garage to startling effe ... More >>

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    February 10, 1999
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    April 10, 1996

    The Time Bandits

    Oasis reminds us that our past is present

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    March 13, 1996
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    February 28, 1996
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    July 12, 1995
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