The Ongoing History of New Music, Episode 810: The 90s, Part 1

Writing history takes a long time. Sure, you might write everything down as it occurs, however that’s only actually like composing a diary. You only have a record of events, which is great. Real history, meaningful history, needs to marinate.To comprehend exactly what took place in the past, time has to go by in order that we may observe the ripples occasions have upon the world. It’s only by examining those ripples that we begin to understand what’s taking place in the present and exactly what could occur in the future.It’s frequently handy and practical to take a look at the past

by decade. That’s definitely a preferred way to do things with music. We have actually been categorizing music history this way for, well, decades.If I say “50s music,”you precisely what I’m talking about.

If we transfer to 60s music, the names of artists and songs and albums right away jump to mind, just as they do if I stated we’re doing to discuss the music of the 70s or 80s. But what about the 1990s? What enters your mind when we venture out onto that branch of music history? Grunge, Britpop, raves, electronic, Generation X, hip-hop, tasting mobile phone, desktop computers, the early Internet, MP3s, and music piracy.The 90s were a transformational decade. In many methods, it marked completion of the way music used to be and

the beginning of exactly what it would end up being in the 21st century. Lots of people have even concerned the conclusion that the 90s were the last terrific decade for the music industry– possibly music, period.Is that real? Now that sufficient time has passed, we can now look back on the 90s in hopes we can much better understand where we

are today. And if we’re going to do that properly and successfully, we’re going to need to extend this examination out over a bunch of shows.This is the 1990s, part 1. Tunes heard on this show: Nirvana, Smells Like Teenager Spirit Beastie Boys, Pass the Mic John Vanderslice, Expense Gates Need To Die Playlister Eric Wilhite has actually constructed this for us.Don’t forget

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