Articles tagged college rock

The House of Love: She Paints Words in Red

Nearly all of this album feels circular. The songs do not take advantage of the chance to escape, but prefer to keep within safe sight of where they start.

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Sebadoh: Bakesale (Deluxe Edition)

Bakesale is a totemic touchstone of a record, one that is arguably as important to the development of indie rock as a form as Guided by Voices’ Bee Thousand and Pavement’s Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain.

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Modern-Indie-College-Alternative Rock for Hipsters (MICAH for Short)

Here's your introduction to MICAH rock, my admittedly cheesy acronym for music that has, at one time or another, been defined as modern, indie, college, alternative, and hipster music.

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Hüsker Dü: The Story of the Noise-Pop Pioneers Who Launched Modern Rock

What the world really needs is a straight-up account of one of the most important rock groups of all time. Now we have it in the form of music scribe Andrew Earles.

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Tommy Keene: Tommy Keene You Hear Me, A Retrospective, 1983-2009

With this two-CD overview of Tommy Keene's career, there is plenty of good music and good, if not great, power-pop songs.

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