Reviews // 4 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '80s: Part 1: 100 - 81
27 Sep 2015 // 8:02 PM
Beginning today and continuing all week, we present one critic's best punk, post-punk, new wave, college rock, underground, modern rock, goth, industrial, new romantic, ska, power pop, hardcore, and indie rock of the '80s.
16 May 2006 // 7:00 PM
aren't putting on nostalgia shows, so hold all your Rolling Stones comparisons. After all, you can't have nostalgia without an age to pin it on.
Violent Femmes: Permanent Record: Live and Otherwise [DVD]
15 Jan 2006 // 4:00 PM
The once overlooked band has been getting their share of attention in the past few years. This DVD performance proves why.
Counterbalance: 'Violent Femmes'
21 Nov 2014 // 3:00 AM
When I'm a-walkin' I strut my stuff and I'm so strung out. I'm high as a kite and I just might stop to check out the 304th most acclaimed album of all time. A 1983 acoustopunk bellwether is this week's Counterbalance.
Hope Despite the Times: 12 Essential Alternative Rock Albums from the 1980s
27 Aug 2014 // 3:24 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.