Our Band Could Be your Life

Our Band Could Be your Life

Scenes From the American Indie Underground, 1981-1991

Book - 2001
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A behind-the-scenes look at thirteen bands that bridged punk and grunge, explores how these bands refused to conform to the mainstream and created their own record labels, attracted like-minded fans, and launched the grunge movement.

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This text for scholars of pop culture and the general reader describes the post-punk indie rock scene in America from 1981-1991. Freelance music writer Azzerad profiles 13 innovative bands, focusing on those on the SST, Dischord, Touch & Go, and Sub Pop record labels. Each chapter is devoted to a particular band, such as Black Flag, Hnsker Dn, the Butthole Surfers, Fugazi, and the Minutemen. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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An authoritative, behind-the-scenes look at thirteen bands that bridged punk and grunge, from Sonic Youth and Minor Threat to the Replacements, explores how these bands refused to conform to the mainstream and created their own record labels, attracted like-minded fans, and launched the grunge movement. 35,000 first printing.

Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, c2001
Edition: 1st ed
Description: 522 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9780316063791
0316063797
Branch Call Number: 781.6609 Aza

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Calvacade
Dec 24, 2015

Excellent account of the 1980's underground music scene in the USA.

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GHutt
Nov 07, 2012

Remains the best account of American punk rock in the late 80s.

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