Bob Mould - Blue Hearts
Mould takes cues from his amphetamine-fueled Husker Du days to write possibly the most overly political album of his career …
Róisín Murphy - Róisín Machine
Five albums deep into her solo career following her time in 90s electronic duo Moloko, Róisín Murphy returns with Róisín Machine …
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Fastball - All the Pain Money Can buy
Known for their hit "The Way," Fastball's 1998 album All The Pain Money Can Buy is chock full of quality power-pop and tight songwriting
By 1998 the grunge bubble had burst even for the second wave, as sunnier, more eclectic alternative rock fought for radio airwave space against the upstart nu-metal bands and a resurgence of manufactured pop. One of the biggest hits was thanks to the Austin, Texas trio Fastball, whose sophomore album All The Pain Money Can Buy produced the cinematic single "The Way," which along with bands like Harvey Danger, The New Radicals, Imperial Teen, and others provided a momentary bubble of pop uncertainty. Fastball wasn't exactly a one-hit-wonder, charting two additional singles in the top 20. The album oscillates between the voices and styles of Tony Scalzo and Miles Zuniga, who craft concise tunes with enough diversity to touch on 60s pop psychedelics, 70s power-pop and 80s new wave without jarring inconsistencies. Special guest: Marisa Buxbaum - DMO UNION
Travis - 10 Songs
First new studio album in four years.
AC/DC - Shot In The Dark - single
The rumors are true. First single from the 2021 album POWER UP.
Lenny Kravitz - Let Love Rule
“I see my story as a suite of songs that have a magical connection. I never understood that connection until I sat down to write. It was then that the magic started to flow.”
Coming Soon on Dig Me Out 80s
Van Halen - Fair Warning
The DMO Union has spoken.
🎙 From the podcast archive
Van Halen started the 90s as one of the most popular rock acts in the world, but ended it unclear if the band still existed
The third solo release after Dave departed Van Halen with lineup changes, producer changes and a changing musical landscape. Released: 1991 Label: Warner Bros. Records Producer: Bob Rock
Travis combine the brit-pop guitar bombast with the melodies and hooks of the Kinks, topped off with stellar Steve Lillywhite production Released: 1997 Label: Epic Producer: Steve Lillywhite
We're joined by DMO Union members to discuss new albums out in 2019 from Fastball, Beck, Big Wreck, Ride, Sebadoh, Redd Kross and more
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