April 2, 2009 at 12:17 pm #50926
Dinosaur Jr-You`re Living All Over Me and Bug:what can I say?
Husker Du-Zen Arcade and New Day Rising:almost like the Beatles of post punk
Sonic Youth-Evol and Daydream Nation:a big step forward from their no wave days
X-Los Angeles and The Wild Gift:gems of the LA punk scene
Minutemen-Double Nickels On The Dime:they did`nt sound like punk but what else do you call them?
The Church-Heyday and Starfish:jangly,psychedelic,ambient,dreamy…
Dream Syndicate-The Medicine Show:not as famous as their debut but in my book better.Steve Wynn was the west coast Lou Reed
Squirrel Bait-Skag Heaven:these Kentucky kids sure could rock
Henry Threadgill-Rag Bush And All:I don`t like alot of jazz in the `80s but this is brilliant
Emily Remler-Transitions:jazz guitarist who died of a heart attack at age 32 in 1990.
Smokey Wilson-88th Street Blues:a bit obscure in the blues world but Smokey is a mix of past blues greats like Howlin Wolf and Elmore James mixed together
The Bats-Daddy`s Highway:New Zealand jangle rock
Dire Straits-Love Over Gold:I know many find them dull but this 5 song album was way better than that Brothers In Arms stuff
The Police-Ghost In The Machine:the production is weak but Sting had some great songs here
Tom Waits-Rain Dogs:my fave by Waits
Mission Of Burma-Vs:they did`nt stick around long in the `80s but they made their point
Replacements-Let It Be and Tim:yeah rock and roll.Westerberg did`nt give in to major labeldom at this point
Galaxie 500-Today and On Fire:like the Velvet Underground 3rd album on every song!Dean could`nt sing well but who cares.Naomi Yang-one of the coolest chick bassists ever
Eleventh Dream Day-Prarie School Freakout:done in 6 hours with alot of beer and a buzzing amp
Throwing Muses-s/t(1986):Kristin Hersh sounds just insane on this recordApril 2, 2009 at 12:31 pm #134447
YLAOM, BUG. Dinosaur too.
I like Sister and Confusion Is Sex by Sonic Youth a lot. Daydream Nation is up there as well.
The Jesus And Marychain – Psychocandy
Violent Femmes – Violent Femmes
AC/DC – Back In Black
Pixies – Doolittle
Big Black – Songs About Fucking
Public Enemy – It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back & YO ! Bum Rush The Show
Dead Kennedys – Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables
Husker Du – Zen Arcade
Talking Heads – Stop Making Sense
Television Personalities – And Don’t The Kids Just Love It
Tom Waits released some great albums during the 80’s as well.
Double Nickels On The Dime deserves a mention.April 2, 2009 at 12:33 pm #134448
And what about Mission Of Burma, The Replacements + a ton others !
God how I hate U2 & The Smiths.April 2, 2009 at 12:39 pm #134449
essgee09Participant"Robert" wrote:God how I hate U2 & The Smiths.
Yeah me too.I could listen to The Smiths if they did`nt have MorrisseyApril 2, 2009 at 12:49 pm #134450
I’ve really tried to like the Smiths, I really have.
Some friends think they’re absolutely fantastic, friends that I like and respect a lot, so I’ve tried but it’s just not happening.
I get pissed off by listening to a Smiths album.April 2, 2009 at 2:04 pm #134451
I love the Smiths! Louder Than Bombs is a terrific album which I can admit to listening to almost to a psychotic degree. And the album ends with Asleep which makes me want to cry and jump off a bridge.
Nirvana ~ Bleach Shut up and go to hell if you don’t like this album.April 2, 2009 at 2:29 pm #134452
Oi, no need to get all defensive for liking Bleach
There’s probably 37 great albums from the 80’s that I forgot to mention in my posts, that doesn’t mean I think you’re mrs smelly pants for mentioning them.
Can you teach me how to like the smiths ?April 2, 2009 at 2:33 pm #134453"Robert" wrote:Can you teach me how to like the smiths ?
No. Morrissey has forbidden me from speaking to non-believers.April 2, 2009 at 2:35 pm #134454
I see. Another of girls crushes.April 2, 2009 at 2:45 pm #134455
Oh my, I just looked up what the #1 song on the charts was on the day of my birthday and it was Maneater by Hall and Oats.
Ps. Shut up, Robert.
Love, MorrisseyApril 2, 2009 at 2:46 pm #134456
Where ? I wanna do that too !
Plus, you know I won’t.April 2, 2009 at 2:51 pm #134457
But I’m not sure it goes back as far as 1927April 2, 2009 at 2:55 pm #134458
Though I’ve never heard of the song or group that was #1 on my birthday
The joke’s on you, because I goes all the way to 1890. So there !April 2, 2009 at 3:08 pm #134459
Curse! Foiled again!
Oh no! Now I can’t get Maneater out of my head! Do you think my mom and dad rocking out to that song on the day I was born in any way affected my life?April 2, 2009 at 3:16 pm #134460"girl" wrote:Oh no! Now I can’t get Maneater out of my head! Do you think my mom and dad rocking out to that song on the day I was born in any way affected my life?
It probably made you everything you are today. You’re more or less ruled by that song, or so it would seem.
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