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Series: Seven Ages of Rock

 

American Alternative Rock

   2007    Art
The rise of alternative rock in the USA. From its early underground days where bands like Black Flag drew inspiration from the DIY ethos of punk. We explore why the bands that emerged from the underground offered an alternative both to the established music industry and the prevailing politics. Bands like R.E.M., The Pixies and Husker Du, REM breaking into the mainstream charts with 'Losing My Religion', Seattle 'grunge' scene, culminating in the success of Nirvana's 'Nevermind'

What the World is Waiting for - British Indie

   2007    Art
British Indie music was once seen as the bastion of the over earnest 'High Fidelity' snob who would sneer at chart success. the indie label was the redoubt against the forces of mediocrity and was a precious source of integrity and honesty. A generation would find meaning in the music of The Smiths, the archetypal indie group of the 1980's. From the Stone Roses, the heir manque of the indie music crown, via Suede’s dark sexuality and the media saturation of Brit-pop's Blur v Oasis, indie was now a marketing device, ultimately losing any of it's once cherished intimacy and integrity
Tales by Light Season 2

Tales by Light Season 2

   2017    Nature
Top Gear

Top Gear

   2012    Technology
Tiger

Tiger

   2020    History
The Beatles: Get Back

The Beatles: Get Back

   2021    Art
Ice Age Giants

Ice Age Giants

   2013    Science
Leaving Neverland

Leaving Neverland

   2019    Culture
It Was Fifty Years Ago Today

It Was Fifty Years Ago Today

   2017    Art
Mind Field Season 2

Mind Field Season 2

   2018    Technology