Saturday, November 26, 2022

Bob Mould


 Bob Mould started off his post-Husker Du solo career with a hit song, then went on to more acclaim with his band Sugar.  He's continued putting out great material ever since.

Saturday, October 22, 2022

The House Of Love

 

 

The House Of Love were one of those bands who bridged the gap between '80s new wave and '90s indie rock.  A little Britpop, Alt rock, and shoegaze mixed together.

Friday, July 22, 2022

Red Hot Chili Peppers

 

 

I remember in the mid-80s when RHCP and Fishbone would play every Friday at the Roxy on the (now-gone) Sunset Strip for $4. Back then, who would've thought...

Monday, July 18, 2022

Of Monsters And Men

 

 

Of Monsters And Men hail from Iceland and the fact they can't be compared to Bjork/Sugarcubes despite having a female singer is quite refreshing. Their sound has gone from an acoustic-based rock songs to more electronic-oriented pop sound.

Monday, July 11, 2022

The Fixx

 

The Fixx is a British band that oddly found little success in their homeland, but scored multiple hits in the US.  Those hits have often overshadowed that their first few albums were really stellar post-punk works.

Sunday, March 6, 2022

Friday, March 4, 2022

The Enemy

 

The Enemy's first two albums were Brit-pop with punky energy and catchy tunes. Their third album, however, was something much more emotive, with soaring melodies and a grand, sweeping kind of feeling. They promptly broke up after that album, leaving it one of the decade's unheard classics.