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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 and Company, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"It was a musical revolution that happened right under the nose of the Reagan Eighties: a small but sprawling network of bands, labels, fanzines, radio stations, and other subversives who reshaped and reenergized American rock music with punk rock's revolutionary do-it-yourself credo. The music that resulted was deeply personal, often brilliant, always challenging, and immensely influential. Remarkably, the stories  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Azerrad
ISBN: 0316063797 9780316063791
OCLC Number: 62518347
Awards: Short-listed for Firecracker Alternative Book Award (Music) 2002
Description: 522 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Black Flag --
2. The Minutemen --
3. Mission of Burma --
4. Minor Threat --
5. Husker Du --
6. The Replacements --
7. Sonic Youth --
8. Butthole Surfers --
9. Big Black --
10. Dinosaur Jr --
11. Fugazi --
12. Mudhoney --
13. Beat Happening.
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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