I had trouble coming to terms with ‘Wish,’ released this week in 1992. It felt like a return to form for the Cure, but not the form I wanted.
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An unexpected Violent Femmes reunion a few years ago didn’t seem to produce anything in the way of new music. At least, until now.
With ‘Don’t Tell A Soul,’ released on Feb. 1, 1989, the Replacements tried to move on from fashioning art out of chaos. Instead, they imploded.
Sleater-Kinney’s ‘No Cities to Love’ is a set of 10 sharp daggers, clocking in at just a little over 30 minutes and leaving the place a damn wreck.
Simple Minds are back with something unexpected, something personal — and something as involving as anything they’ve ever done.
A synth-driven Psychedelic Furs song might not seem like a great cover idea. But it was.
This feels like a solo album dressed up in Echo and the Bunnymen’s clothes.
Five albums in five years were enough for the Pixies to become a legend. They were role models for Nirvana, but even David Bowie — the old master himself — praised them as the best band of the 1980s.
The Punk Singer, Sini Anderson’s briskly paced, 80-minute film examines Kathleen Hanna’s ascension as unofficial spokeswoman of the riot grrl movement.
Culled from that brief turn-of-the-1990s moment when unplugged performances were all the rage, these acoustic radio performances from Jellyfish offer fresh perspective on the band’s stirring, if all-too-brief, two-album run.