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The Top 8 "Next Nirvanas"

Following Nirvana's surprise ascent to stardom, no one knew what would be the next underground success story. Here are eight examples of where people post-Nevermind opted to place their bets.

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Britpop Redux: The Top 10 Suede Singles

Here they come (again), the beautiful ones. As Suede returns with its first studio album in 11 years, PopMatters ranks the top a-sides by the influential yet seldom imitated band that kickstarted Britpop two decades ago.

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Vinyl Floor: Peninsula

Vinyl Floor, a trio from Copenhagen, tinker with structure, format, and narrative on this concept record. Touching on the transition from Utopia to Dystopia, they ultimately explore how that can become cyclical.

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New Cassettes: Winterhead

On its sophomore album, New Cassettes outfits its slick emo pop and Britpop with post-punk affectations. It's almost enough to make you overlook some lyrical incoherence.

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