Ongoing History of New Music

Published on October 14th, 2016 | by Alan Cross


The Ongoing History of New Music, Episode 763: The History of Indie Rock, Part 4

The conclusion of our four-parter on the history of indie rock will look at everything that’s happened in the 90s and through the beginning the 21st century, specifically how the indie world showed the major labels what needed to be done in the post-Napster world. Basically, the entire music industry was reorganized in the image of the indie world.

Songs from this week’s show:

Stone Roses, “Fool’s Gold”

Oasis, “Rock’n’Roll Star”

Offspring, “Gotta Get Away”

Strokes, “Last Nite”

White Stripes, “Fell in Love with a Girl”

New Pornographers, “Mass Romantic”

Arcade Fire, “Neighbourhood #3 (Power Out)”

Dead Weather, “Hang You From the Heavens”

Radiohead, “Bodysnatchers”

The Ongoing History of New Music can be heard on the following stations:

We’re still looking for more affiliates in Kamloops, Kelowna, Regina, Saskatoon, Brandon, Windsor,  Montreal, Charlottetown, Moncton, Fredericton, and St John’s and anywhere else with a transmitter. If you’re in any of those markets and you want the show, lemme know and I’ll see what I can do.

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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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One Response to The Ongoing History of New Music, Episode 763: The History of Indie Rock, Part 4

  1. Cranky American says:

    Times are Eastern? Local?

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