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

Author: Michael Azerrad
Publisher: London : Little, Brown, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Back Bay pbk. edView all editions and formats
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It was a musical revolution that happened in the midst of Reagan's 80s: a small but sprawling network of bands, labels, fanzines, radio stations and other subversives who re-shaped and re-energized American rock music with punk rock's revolutionary do-it-yourself credo. The music that resulted was deeply personal, always challenging and immensely influential. This book traces the arc of the American indie  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Azerrad
ISBN: 9780316787536 0316787531
OCLC Number: 925658471
Description: 522 s. : illustrations
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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