Released this day in 1983, Murmur was a seminal album, the debut from this alternative rock band from Athens,Georgia. featured the singles “Radio Free Europe” and “Talk About The Passion” produced by Don Dixon and Mitch Easter for IRS records It received Critical acclaim. 52 more words
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A side project featuring the R.E.M. (minus Michael Stipe) and Warren Zevon, sometimes Bryan Cook of the Athens bands Uh-OK and Time Toy.
This was evidently recorded at the end of a Warren Zevon session when everyone was drunk. 360 more words
This record basically started the modern musical underground, in terms of aesthetics, business strategy, artistic conscience and songwriting technique. It also revitalized folk styles, made the pop scene embrace old folk values, mumbly vocals and lo-fi recording. 421 more words