Into hardcore punk? Then you might be interested in this doc on Minnesota hardcore.

When I think of hardcore, the last place I’d look is PBS. But America’s public broadcast is behind a free web series entitled Minnesota Hardcore. The Twin Cities had quite the scene in the early and middle 80s, birthing Husker Du, The Replacements, and Soul Asylum.

There are seven episodes ready. Here’s a sample. More here.

(Via Brooklyn Vegan)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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