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Gimme Five: Overlooked Albums by Bad Company, Genesis, Husker Du, others

Gimme Five: Overlooked Albums by Bad Company, Genesis, Husker Du, others

Call this one: A Trip to St. Cecilia’s Orphanage for Homeless Albums.

Bob Mould discusses his musical debt to Richard Thompson: ‘It was sort of embarrassing’

For all of the musical ferocity associated with Bob Mould — both as a solo artist and as a key creative force in Husker Du and Sugar — there’s one key influence some might never have guessed: Folk legend Richard Thompson.

Bob Mould – Silver Age (2012)

Silver Age is that rarest of Bob Mould records: An unadorned, primal rocker, all bloody-knuckled riffs and flinty attitude with little or no introspection, much less sentiment. That makes sense, in many ways.

One Track Mind: Bob Mould, "The Descent" from Silver Age (2012)

The recent reissue of Bob Mould’s underrated early-1990s work with Sugar was but prologue for this new single — a burst of guitar-pop blitzkrieg that recalls his Husker Du-era work on Flip Your Wig.

Bob Mould to perform 'Copper Blue' in its entirety at this year's Noise Pop Festival

Bob Mould will perform 1992’s Copper Blue, from his post-Husker Du band Sugar, as part of the 20th annual Noise Pop Festival in San Francisco.

Forgotten series: Husker Du/Bob Mould

by Nick DeRiso Start with Husker Du’s “Everything Falls Apart,” a 1982 release that was a little more cohesive than the live debut. They chew UP Donovan’s “Sunshine Superman.” Eleven years later, “Everything Falls Apart” was released again on CD (and this is funny) with some extras as “Everything Falls Apart … and More.” More than — everything? Cool. (P.S.:Read More

Rhino's DiY series; Husker Du – Zen Arcade; and Rollins Band – The End of the Silence

by Nick DeRiso A pair of early 1990s Rhino compilations, all punky guts and art-rock pretention – without being pretentious – showed how the Do It Yourself aesthetic was given great depth by the almighty hook. Taken together, they’re a nice overview of the British punk explosion and the last days of the UK power-pop days. There’s some overlap, tooRead More