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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'
Series: Seven Ages of Rock
Strangest Things
Strangest Things

   2021    History
Reel Rock
Reel Rock

   2014    Culture
The Last Dance
The Last Dance

   2020    Culture
Dangerous knowledge
Dangerous knowledge

   2007    Science
The Beatles: Get Back
The Beatles: Get Back

   2021    Art
It Was Fifty Years Ago Today
It Was Fifty Years Ago Today

   2017    Art
The Beauty of Maps
The Beauty of Maps

   2010    Art