Our collective of curators and music experts share insights to help us explore the themes that define the most controversial decade in rock music history.
What makes a great tribute album? We sort through over a hundred released in the 1990s to highlight the best collections of curated covers
We revisit the early formative years of Muse, a band that would go on to become a global powerhouse of touring, album sales and singles
We revisit Lilith Fair with a roundtable of performers and concert-goers to discuss the musical and cultural impact of the festival
Dada's 1994 sophomore album American Highway Flower didn't score a hit single like Dizz Knee Land on their debut, is it worth checking out?
After a 3-year hiatus, R.E.M. started the 90s with Out Of Time and evolved musically throughout a turbulent decade of change for the band
We revisit the albums of 1990 that made waves, became influential touchstones, and helped pave the way for the rise of alternative music
We're joined by DMO Union members to discuss new albums out in 2019 from Fastball, Beck, Big Wreck, Ride, Sebadoh, Redd Kross and more
We take a trip to San Diego in the 90s with members of No Knife, Jejune and aMiniature to talk bands, venues, record stores, labels and more
Who are producers and what do they do? We discuss their impact on albums, varying styles, and more of 1990s music producers
What happens when bands reverse the dreaded sophomore slump? We discuss our favorite sophomore albums of the 90s.
To kick-off our new roundtable series on the touring festivals of the 90s, we're going back to 1995 to revisit the start of the Warped Tour
Modest Mouse crashed the mainstream in the 2000s with Float On and Dashboard, but do they have undiscovered gems in their 1990s releases?
Founder Slim Moon joins us to talk the origins, growth, evolution and more of the legendary independent record label Kill Rock Stars
One album, that's all! Our roundtable discusses favorite, overlooked, forgotten bands and artists that only managed one album in the 1990s
On the 1999 album Blue, Third Eye Blind expanded their radio friendly sound, but did grander ambition lead result in a sophomore slump?
New Order entered the 90s with a number one record, then split into three different directions, but did it help revitalize the band?
We dive into the 90s phenomenon known as Pop Punk and discuss the distinct sounds, the bands, the albums, and legacy of this Punk offshoot
We revisit the albums of '99, discuss hidden gems, forgotten flops, and long lasting favorites from the last year of the 20th century
In the mid 90s, Aerosmith had fully rebounded from the early 80s exile by saturating radio and MTV, but did Armageddon undo it all?
Dayton, Ohio may be the birthplace of aviation, but it's also the home of Guided By Voices, The Breeders, Brainiac and more
In the 90s, the Power Pop resurgence etched some mainstream success while firmly holding onto its underdog origins
Side Projects! We check out the long list of artists getting creative outside their main band to share our faves, flops and more
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
Who are our favorite drummers of the 1990s? Who has been underappreciated or overshadowed? What fills and beats keep us air drumming?
U2 were critical darlings and wildly successful in the 80s, entering the 90 wanting to reinvent their sound, but did they go to far?
Spacehog scored a massive hit single off their debut, but their follow-up failed to chart, is it a sophomore slump worth revisiting?
How do you get gear to gigs with no band van? Get your band noticed in a sea of competition? Avoid getting randomly attacked on the street?
What is Desert Rock? A scene? A sound? We chat with the Desert Age filmmaker to understand what made it so unique.
We revisit the albums of 1998 that stood the test of time, that we discovered years later, that didn't hold up, and much more
After rising to fame in the 70s, the 80s were less kind to the band, who shed the makeup but 90s were a whole different story.
On the follow-up to their teenage debut, Silverchair fattened the sound but not the sales, we try to figure out what happened.
With The Replacements and Husker Du, the twin cities were an 80s punk rock mecca , but the story of the 90s is much deeper.
What is alternative country an alternative to? Country? Rock?
From charity comps to label samplers, the 1990s may have been the peak decade for compilation albums.
The 60s had Clapton and Hendrix, the 70s had Page and Blackmore, the 80s had Eddie, now it’s time to christen the guitar gods of the 90s.