The book, Alternative Rock by Dave Thompson looks inside the artists and music that transformed
the American and British soundscape of the 1980s and '90s. Scene-setting essays - some with interviews of key figures - explore
alternative rock's primary influences, from Captain Beefheart to Brian Eno, and its many subgenres, from punk to grunge and
Brit pop to trip hop. Reviews and profiles cover over 2,000 recordings and more than 500 musicians such as The Beastie Boys,
The Cure, R.E.M., Marilyn Manson, XTC and hundreds more. This comprehensive guide to alternative rock also examines the cultural
scenes, technologies and people behind the alternative sound. From the author of Depeche Mode and Never Fade Away: The Kurt
Miller Freeman Alternative Rock Reference Book Features:
- 800 pages
- Size: 9-1/4" x 7-1/2"
- Author: Dave Thompson
- ISBN: 879306076
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