Thursday, February 26, 2009

Being Old and a Curmudgeon isn't just a state of mind, it's a full time job.

living in a college town and being exposed to college radio gives you an appreciation for your ipod and you own taste in music. college radio has gotten really fucking bad in recent years...not that their aren't new bands making good music, you just never hear any of them on 90.5, anyways this playlist is a salute to 80s College Rock/Alternative.

and just for the hell of it. MY TOP 30 '80s College Rock/Alt-Rock records.

1. Sonic Youth- Daydream Nation
2. The Replacements- Let It Be
3. REM- Murmur
4. Pixies- Doolittle
5. The Smiths- The Queen Is Dead
6. The Stone Roses- The Stone Roses
7. Violent Femmes- Violent Femmes
8. The Jesus & Mary Chain- Psychocandy
9. Husker Du- Zen Arcade
10. The Cure- Disintegration
11. Sonic Youth- Sister
12. The Pixies- Surfer Rosa
13. Minutemen- Double Nickles On the Dime
14. U2- War
15. New Order- Power, Corruption, & Lies
16. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds- Tender Prey
17. Spacemen 3- the Perfect Prescription
18. Dinosaur Jr.- You're Living All Over Me
19. My Bloody Valentine- Isn't Anything
20. The Smiths- Meat Is Murder
21. Cowboy Junkies- The Trinity Sessions
22. REM- Reckoning
23. Gang Of Four- Solid Gold
24. Mission Of Burma- Vs.
25. Billy Bragg- Workers Playtime
26. Soft Boys- Underwater Moonlight
27. The Wipers- Over The Edge
28. Meat Puppets- II
29. The dBs- Stands for Decibels
30. Young Marble Giants- Colossal Youth

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