Tagged: Hüsker Dü

Notes From Middle America – Black Gasoline

I have to ask. What happened to rock? Has it become passé or uncool for a band to struggle, tour, play shows night after night to build a fan base without the help of excessive internet buzz or douche bags in the “hip” magazines who supposedly have their fingers on the pulse of the American youth culture? If a band has to work hard to get what they have, is that far less important than the mandatory polo shirts they wear on stage? read more »

POSTED April 14, 2009 11:46AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Cross Country Bear: An Interview With Bob Mould

Lots of what has been written about Bob Mould revolve around his involvement in music being seminal (punk band Hüsker Dü), groundbreaking (indie Sugar), and boundless (his solo projects). But what’s fun to see is that beneath a man who keeps a stoic front is a guy who clearly cares about not only his craft, but is attuned to the changes impacting us societally and worldwide. read more »

POSTED March 10, 2009 5:29PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,