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Our band could be your life : scenes from the American indie underground 1981-1991

Author: Michael Azerrad
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, 2002, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Back Bay pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the indie rock underground movement of the 1980s, describing how a small network of bands, labels, fanzines, and radio stations redefined American rock.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Azerrad
ISBN: 0316787531 : 9780316787536
OCLC Number: 50483014
Description: 522 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Black Flag --
The Minutemen --
Mission of Burma --
Minor Threat --
Hüsker Dü --
The Replacements --
Sonic Youth --
Butthole Surfers --
Big Black --
Dinosaur Jr --
Fugazi --
Mudhoney --
Beat Happening.
Other Titles: Scenes from the American indie underground 1981-1991
Responsibility: Michael Azerrad.

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The story of post-punk indie rock in America and the bands whose do-it-yourself ethic paved the way for the grunge phenomenon of the 1990s. Beginning with the pioneering and notorious punk band,  Read more...

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Azerrad has done so much interviewing that the material will be fresh even for those whose lives these bands were. - Village Voice A timely reminder that Cobain and company were merely a key regiment Read more...

 
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