YouTuber thepeterson makes video montages that pull together clips from pop culture days of yore, highlighting what movies and TV shows the masses were watching, what they were listening to on the radio, and what video games they were playing. In the latest one, June 1998 is put into the spotlight. Prepare to take a (possibly nostalgic) trip down memory lane to see what was "in" twenty years ago this month.
I dig the "Madchester" music scene that emerged in Manchester, England in the 1980s around bands like New Order, the Happy Mondays, and the Stone Roses along with Factory Records and the Hacienda nightclub. In 1990, the Happy Mondays had a breakthrough hit with the psychedelic-R&B dance number "Step On" from their essential album Pills… READ THE REST
I've shared Kevon Carter's work before—he's the pianist who creates videos "accompanying" animals "singing." He just posted a new one, and it's as delightful as the rest. He introduces it this way: "Now this is a first for me. First time I've ever seen a dog sing while using their squeaky toy as an instrument."… READ THE REST
Riot Genealogies and Manifesto Origin Stories In 1988, Burning Bush, the punk-rock power trio from Phoenix, AZ, released "Tales from the Bush." Denise Tanguay (bass and vocal), Thomascyne Ryther (vocals and guitar), and Andrey Creed (drums) were Riot Grrrl, rock-n-roll feminists of the Valley of the Sun in the late 1980s. According to Tanguay in… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. If there's one thing we hate doing, it's listening to dumb people say dumb things. In fact, it's unreal what great lengths we go through to avoid small talk, awkward political conversations, and… READ THE REST
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