Remember the first time you heard Jane's Addiction, Dinosaur Jr. or Pavement, reader? Back when those bands started, they were capable of doing some pretty awesome things; early in Jane's career, they were able to make the smallest acts seem totally profound with the help of some classic rock histrionics (see “Standing In The Shower, Thinking” – for example) while Dinosaur Jr. balanced incredibly high decibel levels against shockingly articulated composition and Pavement made noise and texture an integral part...

Wednesday, 19 February 2014