I don’t know where I’d be without music. As much as movies, TV and reading consume my time; Music is the thing drives me the most. I listen to it when I run, I listen to it when i’m writing and I listen to it when I’m with the ladies…
Anyway, the excellent AVClub which is an offshoot of satirical news site The Onion have released a series of articles called ‘Whatever happened to Alternative Nation?’, an authors personal journey through the tumultuous 90’s music scene. From the pioneers to the rip-offs, and those embarrassing bands in between (Yes it’s time to throw away that Bush CD).
The link is below, set aside an hour or two and start at part 1 (Obviously).