On this date in 1967, some 50,000 protesters marched on the Pentagon with the intention of levitating it and exorcising any "evil spirits" within. The effort was led by Yippie leader Abbie Hoffma... Continue reading "Want to Levitate the Pentagon? These Songs Might Help" >
The incomparable Bob Mould releases his new solo album Life And Times on Tuesday April 7th. Seems like just yesterday when Bob released his first solo album, Workbook, 20 years ago, just a year or so after the legendary Husker Du broke up. He plays Philly this Friday (April 3rd) at the North Star Bar. City Lights (Days Go By) - Bob Mould [...]
Just like tribute albums, covers are a very special topic - some bands do nothing but copy the original note-for-note, while others are capable of transforming somebody else's song into their own original number. Here's a list of curious covers and artists who decided to do their take on songs that we least expected to [...]
Everything comes to an end, and so we must ring down the curtain on our Hüsker Dü weekend. To wind up, a cover version, from the 1987 Pink Pop Festival - the band take their crack at Eight Miles High: [Part of the Hüsker Dü weekend ]
Hopefully, a few of you had a chance to check out our first indie classics post (1985 - 1986) in March [original feature + downloads]. For those who did and were wondering, we will most definitely be following up, however random and sporadic the updates may seem. Today we jump all over the time line, but at least were able to stay within the same city to do so. The now famous Minneapolis/St.