Tag: Alternative Rock

3AM Eternal: dada “Dizz Knee Land” (1992)

A dedication to all those off-season weekend travelers, enjoying “The Happiest Place On Earth” at discounted rates!

3AM Eternal: Jeff Buckley “So Real” (1994)

The first single from the doomed Jeff Buckley’s sole album, “So Real” served to pique the interest of the music-buying public with a unique, haunting love song.

3AM Eternal: Buffalo Tom “Summer” (1995)

One of the best songs to fully capture the melancholy of the changing of the seasons.

3AM Eternal: Luna “Indian Summer” (1993)

It’s that time of year again, when things start to cool down, we transition from the heat of summer to the cool of winter, and are greeted with the majesty of nature’s change. What better song, then, to launch this month’s series?

The Muffs: The Muffs (Omnivore Recordings)

Long-running punk rockers The Muffs’ debut album was very much a debut album, but it served the band well, and this expanded edition shows just what a great record it was.

60FT Dolls: The Big 3 (3 Loop Music)

This deluxe, expanded reissue of British rockers 60FT Dolls’ debut album is brimming with promise, excitement, and downright wonderful tunes; it is an album that has matured gracefully.

3AM Eternal: Teenage Fanclub “Like A Virgin” (1991)

The story of the mediocre contractual obligation that really wasn’t.

3AM Eternal: Concrete Blonde “I Want You” (1990)

Ruminations about a rather obscure b-side that was and is mixtape bait…

Self: Subliminal Plastic Motives (Fat Possum)

Hindsight being what it is, it’s not very hard to hear what major label executives were hearing when they signed Murfreesboro, Tennessee’s Self. Twas the era of “alternative rock,” after all, and in 1995 that meant poppy guitar rock with clever, intelligent, and sometimes irreverent lyrics. In listening to debut album Subliminal Plastic Motives‘ opening… Read More ›