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Remember Whensday – How Radiohead Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Internet

(Written by Justin Peters) In 1997, Radiohead released OK Computer; an album that signaled not only a bold departure from their previous Britpop roots (see Pablo Honey and The Bends), but also created an international anticipation for what this new artistic direction would yield in later releases. In staying true to their form, they completely […]

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Remember Whensday – Nevermind

Even with Bruce Springsteen’s birthday yesterday, it would be a disservice to write about anything other than Nirvana’s iconic album Nevermind, which came out today in 1991. As a kid, I remember rifling through my dad’s CD collection, seeing the swimming naked baby. I was too young to listen to or appreciate the music, but […]

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Remember Whensday – Musical Rebels

Written by Justin Peters Maybe it’s the residual mindset of last weekend’s Riot Fest floating around my system, or perhaps early onset symptoms of senioritis, but this week has me feeling an overwhelming desire to respond to any authority in my way a brazenly resistant “No.” And while I’m a bit too softcore to follow […]

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Remember Whensday – Bruce Springsteen

My music taste ranges from music for twelve year old girls to music for grandpas and grandmas. In the latter category we have my everlasting love for (and innocent crush on) Bruce Springsteen. I normally try to keep this love on the down low, but today is a day to celebrate. His sixth album, and […]

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Remember Whensday – The Moonwalk

In honor of this week’s posthumous release of Michael Jackson’s Exscape, I think it would be worthwhile to remember that, coincidentally, this week also marks the thirty-first anniversary of the television airing of the Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever NBC special. Though the special was filmed in March of 1983, it did not air until […]

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Remember Whensday – New Moon

This Monday marked the seven-year anniversary of Elliott Smith’s posthumous album, New Moon. The songs were recorded from 1994 to 1997 in conjunction with his two releases during that time: Elliott Smith (1995) and Either/Or (1997). These releases were what hurdled him into an eventual contract with Dream Works Records, an Academy Award nomination and […]

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