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Anywhere You Go

Gin Blossoms – Follow You Down. Another throwback from the year of 1996. If you didn’t like these guys back in the day then you suck.


Wanna Hear The Greatest Unheard Band of the '90s?

In the 1990s, there wasn’t exactly a shortage of interesting rock bands being signed to major labels. After the surprise success of Nirvana, every A&R rep in the industry was trying to finagle contracts that would make his or her label the proud owners and distributors of music that they didn’t necessarily understand. 367 more words

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Weirded Out

Radiohead – Creep. A classic song by a band that has inspired many. From the last good overall period of music.


Give It Away

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Give It Away. Do you see what I did there? Linking songs by header titles. I thought it was kind of clever. 6 more words


I Like It, I Love It

Nirvana – Lithium. From one of the best albums ever. Remember when you could listen to an entire album without having to skip forward several tracks?


In Photos: Veruca Salt at Portland's Mississippi Studios (6/22)

Way back in March 2013, Chicago alternative outfit Veruca Salt blew up their Facebook page with news that the original lineup would soon reunite, writing: “for now let’s just say this: hatchets buried, axes exhumed.” As promised, the band announced a tour earlier this year and released new material — specifically, songs “It’s Holy” and “The Museum of Broken Relationships” — as a 10″ for Record Store Day back in April. 242 more words

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Next 90's Alternative Song Choice: Follow you Down

My next song selection is Follow You Down by the Gin Blossoms. It was released in 1996 and reached the 9th spot in the Billboard HOT 100 that same year. 295 more words