Wednesday Jul 23
Bob Mould, one of the most influential artists from 80's punk with Husker Du, is back with a new solo album Beauty and Ruin.
KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud
Remembering the Impact of Minnesota Music with Bob Mould and Tommy Stinson [VIDEO]
He's right. The burgeoning music scene in the Twin Cities in the late 70's and early 80's was similar to Detroit and Philadelphia in the 60's.
"Go buy everything from 1984 out of Minneapolis" -- Tommy Stinson
Prince's Purple Rain celebrating its thirtieth anniversary, but the skinny MFer with the high voice wasn't the only great thing coming out of the Twin Cities in the mid-1980s.
The Daily Republic
HA1 4sker DA1 4's ambitious legacy lives on as 'Zen Arcade' turns 30
In 1984, three of that area's most prominent artists of the day released career-defining work in a four-month period: R&B/funk legend Prince served "Purple Rain," hardcore punk trio Husker Du dropped "Zen Arcade" and The Replacements issued "Let it Be."
New Sensations: 50 Iconic Albums that Defined 1984
Classic rock giants of the Sixties and Seventies had strayed far from their roots.