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Husker Du

The Story of the Noise-Pop Pioneers Who Launched Modern Rock

Husker Du The Story of the Noise-Pop Pioneers Who Launched Modern Rock
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Format: Hardcover, 288 Pages
ISBN: 9780760335048
Publisher: Voyageur Press
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Illustrations: 17 color & 24 b/w photos
Size: 6 x 9
Weight: 0.06 lb.
Published: Nov. 18, 2010
DC: AP
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Bob Mould, Grant Hart, and Greg Norton formed Hüsker Dü in 1979 as a wildly cathartic outfit fueled by a cocktail of anger, volume, and velocity. Here's the first book to dissect the trio that countless critics and musicians have cited as one of the most influential bands of the 1980s. Author Andrew Earles examines how Hüsker Dü became the first hardcore band to marry pop melodies with psychedelic influences and ear-shattering volume. Readers witness the band create the untouchable noise-pop of LPs like New Day Rising, Flip Your Wig, and Candy Apple Grey, not to mention the sprawling double-length Zen Arcade. Few bands from the original American indie movement did more to inform the alternative rock styles that breached the mainstream in the 1990s. Hüsker Dü truly were visionaries.

Andrew Earles is a writer and humorist based in Memphis, Tennessee. His work has appeared in several media outlets, including Spin, The Onion, Pitchfork, McSweeney’s, Harp, Paste, Magnet, and Alternative Press. Andrew lives in Memphis, Tennessee.

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