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After helping define the Britpop sound, Blur turned to American indie rock to find inspiration for their challenging 1997 self-titled album
For the 30th anniversary of the first Lollapalooza, we revisit 90s touring festival with the fans who were there
What happens when bands reverse the dreaded sophomore slump? We discuss our favorite sophomore albums of the 90s.
One of the most successful bands of the 00's got their start leaning on the Pixies and Guided By Voices, we revisit the 90s origins of Spoon
What is alternative country an alternative to? Country? Rock?
American Thighs went platinum with three charting singles but did they falter with the followup?
We're joined by a variety of guests to review new releases by Nada Surf, The Cult, Weezer, Bob Mould, Radiohead, Face to Face and more
Our first Digging Your Scene roundtable takes us to the bands, venues, record stores, legacy and more of Chicago in the 1990s
We discuss the influences on, the influence of and the variety of female artists who made an impact on alternative and indie rock in the 90s
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