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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘80s: Part 3: 60 - 41
29 Sep 2015 // 9:02 PM
Some songs are too weird to attract mainstream success.
Hüsker Dü: The Story of the Noise-Pop Pioneers Who Launched Modern Rock
11 Nov 2010 // 4:00 PM
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.
'Complicated Fun' Is a Thorough Study of the Glory Days of the Twin Cities Punk and Indie Scenes
11 Jul 2017 // 6:00 AM
The tales of a record store, a set of like-minded club owners, and a record label all tie together into a beautiful narrative of the burgeoning Minneapolis music scene.
Counterbalance: Hüsker Dü's Zen Arcade
27 Feb 2015 // 4:05 AM
Something I learned today: Black and white is always grey. And this week's Counterbalance takes a look at a 1984 turning point in punk. Turn on the news for the 219th most acclaimed album of all time.
Hope Despite the Times: 12 Essential Alternative Rock Albums from the 1980s
27 Aug 2014 // 4:24 AM
For those interested in acquainting themselves with alternative rock's rich and diverse early years, Sound Affects has assembled this '80s alt-rock primer.