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How Oasis convinced Britain that we could have it all

Twenty years ago, on April 11 1994, Oasis released their debut single, Supersonic. Britain would never be the same, says Neil McCormick

Neil McCormick | Telegraph

The Afghan Whigs - 'Do To The Beast'

Hey, mimsy buttoned-up slick-haired Sam Smith-alikes - call that soul?

Mark Beaumont | NME

Ramona Lisa - 'Arcadia'

Caroline Polachek has decribed 'Arcadia', her first solo album under the name Ramona Lisa, as a "document of being alone," after creating the record on her laptop in private moments while touring with her band, Chairlift.

David Renshaw | NME

Kaiser Chiefs – 'Education, Education, Education & War' album review

It has been a very long time since Leeds heroes Kaiser Chiefs were acquainted with the zeitgeist, their stock having been largely wiped out during the great landfill indie crash of ’09-ish, their chief songwriter Nick Hodgson having recently bailed....

Andrzej Lukowski | Time Out

Band Of Skulls – 'Himalayan' album review

Watch your backs, Arctics – the Southampton trio pull off a punchy, confident rock sound on album three.

Roisin O'Connor | Time Out

Paul Weller: 'Most people dislike me anyway it can only get better'

As the former Jam frontman announces the release of More Modern Classics – a collection taken from the last 15 years of his solo work – we revisit a 1993 Q magazine article taken from Rock's Backpages, to find the Modfather on vitriolic form .

Mat Snow | The Guardian

EMA – 'The Future's Void' album review

Taking a dystopian turn, the LA singer-songwriter's latest is as coruscating as anything she's done so far.

Bella Todd | Time Out

EMA: The Future's Void review dystopian angst with a personal touch

Erika M Anderson's second album mines a rich seam of digital despair to stirring effect Kitty Empire reviews Justin Timberlake at the London O2 There were few more arresting songs in 2011 than EMA 's California , a track taken from her solo debut...

Kitty empire | The Guardian

The Sea, The Sea: An Interview With Liz Green

Manchester-based folk singer Liz Green tells John Freeman how her new album Haul Away was inspired by the ocean and recorded while trying to avoid eye contact with a Grammy

John Freeman | The Quietus

Ramona Lisa: Arcadia review beguiling side-project from Chairlift singer

This solo album from Chairlift singer Caroline Polachek was apparently recorded on a laptop in various hotel room cupboards, airport terminals and – if we're to believe Caroline Polachek herself – aeroplane toilets, presumably mid-flight when you're...

The Guardian | Tim Jonze