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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, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Our band could be your life" is the never-before-told story of the musical revolution that happened right under the nose of the Reagan Eighties - when a small but sprawling network of bands, labels, fanzines, radio stations, and other subversives reenergized Americal rock with punk rock's do-it-yourself credo and created music that was deeply personal, often brilliant, always challenging, and immensely influential.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Azerrad
ISBN: 0316787531 9780316787536 0316063797 9780316063791
OCLC Number: 779888004
Awards: Short-listed for Firecracker Alternative Book Award (Music) 2002
Description: 522 pages : illustrations
Contents: Black Flag --
The Minutemen --
Mission of Burma --
Minor Threat --
Husker Du --
The Replacements --
Sonic Youth --
Butthole Surfers --
Big Black --
Dinosaur Jr --
Fugazi --
Mudhoney --
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.  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 Read more...

 
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