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Bob Mould Hits the Reset Button with 'Sunshine Rock'

With a new hometown and a fresh perspective, Bob Mould releases a rich, dense, and instantly lovable new album, Sunshine Rock.

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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '80s: Part 2: 80 - 61

Just imagine songs this extreme making the American Top 40, let alone the Top 10… unthinkable.

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Bob Mould - "The War" (video)

Leading up to his Reddit AMA on Tuesday, September 9th, Bob Mould has released his latest music video from Beauty & Ruin, "The War".

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Bob Mould: Beauty & Ruin

Legends like Bob Mould are held to a different standard, and Beauty & Ruin has just raised his bar higher.

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Listening Ahead: Upcoming Music Releases for June 2014

June's release schedule isn't just about the summer jams of 2014. Catch early glimpses of the latest from Fucked Up, Parquet Courts, and the Antlers.

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The Performance of Summertime and Regional Identity at Bumbershoot

At Bumbershoot, Seattleites pat themselves on the back with enough force to crack vertebrae, reinforcing their sense of civic and regional pride, saying to one another over and over again: this is who we are, and right now we are at our most perfect.

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Bob Mould: Silver Age

Listening to Silver Age is less an exercise in growing with an artist than revisiting past glories. For better or worse, Silver Age is a pretty good summation of the signposts of Mould’s career some time back.

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Bob Mould: 7 September 2012 - New York

Bob Mould gave a great performance to a barely half full audience at Williamsburg Park.

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Sugar - "If I Can't Change Your Mind" (1992)

Warranting renewed attention following the release of remastered material by this early '90s alt-rock trio last month, the heartbreak and heartache expressed by this acoustic breakup ballad are universal.

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Sugar: Copper Blue / File Under: Easy Listening (Deluxe Editions)

Well-positioned after the ascension of the Alternative Nation, Bob Mould's post-Hüsker Dü band managed two great albums (and an EP) in its short lifespan. Now here's the perfect chance to dig into its tiny catalog.

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Listening Ahead: Upcoming Releases for July

The record release schedule usually cools off as summer heats up, but this July offers its fair share of highly anticipated albums from across the musical spectrum.

Matthew Fiander and Arnold Pan
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Queer Country: Chely Wright’s Coming Out

The upcoming documentary, Wish Me Away, centered on country singer Chely Wright chronicles the pains of coming out in Nashville and raises questions about why more country musicians haven’t come out.

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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, Hüsker Dü. Now we have it in the form of music scribe Andrew Earles.

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Bob Mould: Life and Times

Even if these aren't Mould's actual "Life and Times", he relays them with a conviction that makes them live and breathe as if they were his own.

Scott Hreha
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Bob Mould: District Line

Mould comes full circle, marrying his distant acoustic past to his current path and it seems as if he has found a happy medium.

David Pyndus
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Bob Mould: Bob Mould: Circle of Friends - Live at the 9:30 Club [DVD]

Bob Mould may have left his Husker Du band mates behind a long time ago, even temporarily abandoning the wonderful, guitar-heavy rock that first made him famous. But this live club show reveals he never lost his strong rock 'n' roll spirit.

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Bob Mould: Body of Song

This is a good, even very good, Bob Mould album, but it doesn't measure up to masterworks like Copper Blue and Zen Arcade.

Jordan Kessler
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I Am Vision, I Am Sound: A Talk with Bob Mould

The legendary rocker explains the roots of his DJing, his attitude about blogging, and his dislike of pirates.

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